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    To many, cancer remains one of the most frightening diagnoses in modern medicine. But much of this fear is a result of myths that have circulated for years in spite of the good information that is available. Indeed, many of cancer's mysteries have been solved, and a great deal of success has been achieved in...
     
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    Genetics researchers have identified at least two new gene variants that increase the risk of common childhood obesity. "This is the largest-ever genome-wide study of common childhood obesity, in contrast to previous studies that have focused on more extreme forms of obesity primarily connected with rare disease...
     
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    Dr. Tom Chi says his breakthrough therapy cures chronic pain with a "snap of the fingers" and is a better choice than surgery
    Jeremy Lin is scheduled to undergo surgery for his knee within the week and will be down for six weeks, ending his season. Tom Chi, also known as The Pain Whisperer and star of the upcoming reality TV series of the same name, offers a remarkable alternative therapy to this type of surgery. In this teaser...
     
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    Over 90 national and regional hunger relief, public health, faith-based and other advocacy organizations sent a letter to Congress today urging the Senate and House Agriculture Committees to strengthen and protect nutrition programs in the 2012 Farm Bill. The letter is being sent as the Senate Agriculture Committee is...
     
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    The American Botanical Council (ABC) recently announced the online publication of The ABC Clinical Guide to Herbs at www.herbalgram.org. Originally released as a reference book in 2003, The Guide is a 400-plus page, science-based, peer-reviewed text containing complete therapeutic monographs and clinical study details...
     
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    Archer Daniels Midland Company is pleased to share the results of a new meta-analysis on the effects of soy isoflavones in the alleviation of menopausal hot flashes. The analysis, which was published March 19 by Menopause: The Journal of The North American Menopause Society, found clear and consistent evidence that...
     
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    The National Chicken Council today released the following statement in response to a New York Times opinion piece, "Arsenic in our chicken," and refuted the findings of recent studies that claim to have found chemical and antimicrobial residues in chicken feather meal:  “As the study's authors...
     
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    Care.com senior care services support growing needs of elder population. NEWS FACTS A burgeoning elderly population and lack of caregiving preparedness underscore the critical need for senior care resources, according to a survey conducted by Care.com, an online resource helping families connect with local...
     
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    Listen To Your Skin Campaign reveals people find skin an important part of attraction, but dangerous misperceptions about skin health prevail
    Are you taking care of one the most appealing parts of your body? A new survey from the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) and LEO Pharma shows that nearly all respondents (90 percent) said skin can be sexy. Yet while the majority of respondents (58 percent) acknowledged that they may be at risk for sun damage,...
     
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    People can be cruel even when they don't mean to be. A disapproving look, careless reference, or impatient gesture directed at an individual with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or a member of their family can be as painful emotionally as any physical injury sustained. Yet, despite the explosion of information...