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    According to 2012 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures, released today by the Alzheimer's Association, caring for people with Alzheimer's and other dementias will cost the United States an estimated $200 billion in 2012. This includes $140 billion paid by Medicare and Medicaid. Medicare payments for an...
     
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    Nutritionist Heather Bauer, RD, CDN, author of the newly released book Bread is the Devil from St. Martin's Press, offers tips for people who are trying to change their eating routines to drop the pounds in celebration of National Nutrition Month this March. If bread is not your personal devil, Bauer's book...
     
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    1,500 DaVita Dietitians Work to Educate DaVita Citizens & Local Communities about Nutrition
    DaVita Inc., a leading provider of kidney care services that is committed to improving the quality of life for those diagnosed with chronic kidney disease (CKD), announced today that DaVita’s Nutrition Services team, made up of 1,500 registered dietitians (RDs) across the United States, is kicking off a health...
     
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    CRAZY TO SANE with Lynette Louise offered free in April
    Global autism expert Lynette Louise raises awareness and offers actionable autism answers around the world as a therapist, author, speaker and neurofeedback specialist. But her favorite way to spread this important information is with music and comedy. In her one-woman musical comedy CRAZY TO SANE she has found a way...
     
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    Sydney Johnston, founder of BlissPlan.com, developed an illness that was so severe that simply getting dressed in the morning was a major accomplishment. When her heart began pounding loudly and erratically, she agreed to a series of medical tests. She was diagnosed as having Graves' disease, which occurs when the...
     
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    Company celebrates 25 years of inspiring home chefs
    Pacific Natural Foods, a leader in the natural and organic soup, broth and non-dairy beverage categories, is launching several new products at Natural Products Expo West, including a line of holiday side dishes. Building on the successful launch of its innovative Soup Starters line, two new varieties will be...
     
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    New book for caregivers provides support.
    "We need to become a nation of family caregivers. Sons and daughters should invite their aging and aged mothers and dads to live with them," says trends analyst and forecaster, and family caregiver, Stephen L. Goldstein, PhD. "Yes, you can!" Goldstein reassures families in his memoir/how-to, When...
     
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    Gaiam launches DVD designed for mother and baby to bond.
    Gaiam, a leading distributor of lifestyle media and fitness accessories, announced today the release of Shiva Rea’s Mama & Baby Yoga. Following the incredible success of her Prenatal Yoga and Postnatal Yoga DVDs, Shiva’s latest title offers new mothers a workout that incorporates their newborn into the...
     
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    March is National Nutrition Month – an ideal opportunity to get back on track
    Countless Americans likely began 2012 committed to consuming a healthier diet, but with New Year’s now a faded memory, those commitments have probably faded as well. Fortunately, March – which is National Nutrition Month – presents an ideal opportunity to refresh those healthy-eating resolutions....
     
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    Healthy Lifestyle and Preventive Health Assessments Can Reduce the Risk of Heart Attack Davy Jones may be best remembered as the lead singer of the first tailor made TV band, The Monkees. But, his recent death from an apparent heart attack at the young age of 66 can also serve to remind not only his fans, but everyone...