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    While working as a part-time personal trainer as an undergraduate student, Jordan Etkin created exercise plans with lots of variety for new clients. The approach helped engage and eventually hook her clients into increasingly self-motivated and less-varied routines. "To keep beginners committed to a goal and...
     
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    This year, make sure your New Year's fitness resolution includes your kids. Doing so could make working out and losing weight a lot more fun, according to fitness expert Michael Berry. Berry, director of the Human Performance Laboratory at Wake Forest University, said fitness with the kids must include more than a...
     
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    Parents feeding powdered infant formula to their babies are likely distressed about today’s news that Wal-Mart has pulled a popular powdered infant formula brand from their shelves because of possible contamination by bacteria called Cronobacter sakazakii (formerly known as Enterobacter sakazakii). This is a...
     
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    The AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) announced today that its parade float entry, ‘Elizabeth Taylor: Our Champion,’ which AHF entered for consideration for the 123rd Tournament of Roses Parade was approved by Tournament officials and will be sailing down Colorado Boulevard in Pasadena, California for all...
     
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    Orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeons offer advice
    With the Farmers' Almanac prediction of an unusually cold and stormy weather forecast this winter orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeons are bracing for a busy season.  Unfortunately, snowy and icy weather conditions increase the number of sprains and fractures from falls.  According to the American...
     
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    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is urging consumers to carefully read the labels of liquid acetaminophen marketed for infants to avoid giving the wrong dose to their children. A less concentrated form of the popular medication is arriving on store shelves, and giving the wrong dose of acetaminophen can cause...
     
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    Looking for the hot new diet trends to follow in 2012? Who better to ask for help than the nation's top nutrition experts?  In a survey conducted by Pollock Communications, responses from more than 200 RDs in their network were tallied to identify the top 2012 nutrition trends for consumers and food...
     
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    The Lupus Foundation of America (LFA) is celebrating a year of historic lupus firsts generated during 2011 that have contributed to advances in the science and medicine of lupus, improved awareness of the disease, and heightened understanding of lupus and its impact. #1–First Lupus Treatment Approved in More...
     
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    MDR donates 8,000 copies
    Medical Data Recovery, Inc. (Look2Learn.com) is giving back to the community in a big way this holiday season. For two days, the local app developer released their newest title, "Video Scheduler" to the public and watched as it became the #1 most downloaded education app world-wide in Apple iTunes. This...
     
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    Gingrich, Huntsman, and Bachmann urge bold steps against costly disease affecting millions of families
    2012 Presidential Candidates are answering the calls from thousands of Alzheimer's disease advocates around the country asking leaders how they would stop Alzheimer's, a disease that affects 5.4 million Americans and cost the nation $187 billion last year. Three presidential candidates -- Newt Gingrich, Jon...