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    Married men call even faster
    It’s been said that marriage is good for your health – especially if you’re a man. Research at Mayo Clinic in Arizona shows that’s true when it comes to seeking care for stroke symptoms.   A Mayo Clinic study, presented at the American Stroke Conference in New Orleans in early February,...
     
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    Foods come and go in popularity but one seems to stay high on the list when it comes to breakfast — oatmeal, especially in cold weather.  In fact, this is Oatmeal Month, set aside to recognize the long-term favorite for its up-to-date health characteristics — low fat, no sodium, and the ability to...
     
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    Health Dialog Makes Award-Winning Patient Decision Aid Publicly Available for the Month of February
    In honor of American Heart Month, Health Dialog today announced it has made its award-winning patient decision aid, “Living with Coronary Heart Disease” available to the public for the month of February. The decision aid will be available as a public service offering to provide information and support to...
     
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    Dieting designed for men
    By some estimates, Americans will consume an average of 1,200 calories during Sunday's big game in snacks alone. It's no wonder, Nutrisystem, Inc. has identified "Super Monday"—the Monday after the final NFL game of the season—as one of the biggest dieting decision days of the year. Based...
     
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    Health Resources & Free Screenings Offered in Support of 'Go Red For Women' Movement
    On the first day of American Heart Month, Rite Aid has launched a two-month campaign giving customers access to free heart health resources including "Take Heart" health guides, blood pressure screenings, and online tools and assessments at riteaid.com/heart. Rite Aid stores nationwide will also conduct in-...
     
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    Cost is the Most Common Barrier to Healthy Meals; Meal Planning & Food Budgeting Can Help
    Low-income American families are cooking dinner at home most nights but are struggling to make healthy meals, according to a new study released today from Share Our Strength's Cooking Matters with support from the ConAgra Foods Foundation. The research suggests that although 85 percent of the families surveyed say...
     
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    Most people brush their teeth every day, but far fewer of us remember to do the same for our pets. This February, during Pet Dental Health Month, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) is reminding pet owners that bad breath can be a sign of serious health problems. "Periodontal disease is the most...
     
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    Nothing goes together more than men and sports—and among cheers for touchdowns, tackles, and sacks are requests to pass the chips, wings, and pizza. But heart health doesn't have to be compromised along the way. In honor of American Heart Month in February 2012, CanolaInfo is promoting heart-smart eating...
     
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    During National Children's Dental Hygiene Month in February, James Bramson, DDS., chief dental officer for United Concordia Dental, wants to emphasize the importance of good dental health to overall childhood wellness.   "More and more scientific evidence is emerging that links the health of your mouth...
     
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    Healthy Ones is supporting women's heart health in February 2012!  Healthy Ones announced a promotion with WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease to help increase heart health awareness and raise money for promoting women's heart health. Profit from purchase of Healthy Ones this...