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    American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Launches National Public Awareness Campaign
    With the United States facing a growing shortage of primary health care providers, the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) today announced a national campaign to increase public awareness of the critical role nurse practitioners (NPs) play in the American health care system. The president of AANP, Penny...
     
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    Eggs for Breakfast Contributes to Fewer Calories at Lunch, Increased Satiety, and Reduced Hunger Hormones
    New research presented at the 19th European Congress on Obesity in Lyon, France reports that eating eggs for breakfast is associated with greater satiety and reduced calorie consumption at lunch than eating wheat-based breakfast foods like ready-to-eat breakfast cereal. Participants in the study reported feeling...
     
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    "I want a Victoria's Secret model body and a little added 'lift' to my butt," requested Natalie Pack, as if she was sitting on Santa's knee. The current Miss CA USA 2012, Pack, is a Southern CA native, a model since the age of 13, and a student at the University of California, Irvine. ...
     
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    Health Food Stores nationally, along with their customers, have been invited to join in a campaign to help save injured seals, giant sea turtles, dolphins and whales that wash ashore on New Jersey beaches. The effort has been initiated by Reviva Labs, manufacturer of all-natural skin care products...
     
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    Nearly four million US seniors are food insecure. Many of these older Americans live on fixed incomes, and are often forced to choose between buying groceries or paying for health care, housing, or other basic essentials.   "Feeding America wants to highlight the increased and profound need for food...
     
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    Lynette Louise of Brain and Body offers these six simple tips
    Autism expert Lynette Louise of Brain and Body agrees that every mom deserves to be pampered and recognized on Mother's Day. For parenting partners and kids this is a great opportunity to prove that you appreciate the lengths mom goes to every day, by helping out for one! Unfortunately, moms of...
     
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    Research shows that many treatments can help prevent migraine in certain people, yet few people with migraine who are candidates for these preventive treatments actually use them, according to new guidelines issued by the American Academy of Neurology. The guidelines, which were co-developed with the American Headache...
     
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    Launching today in celebration of World Lupus Day and Lupus Awareness Month,Lupus Out Loud, lupusoutloud.com, is a new online movement and video developed to encourage people with lupus to speak "out loud" about their symptoms. The movement was inspired by the results of a recent Roper survey in...
     
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    Half of adults younger than age 30 report being sunburned; indoor tanning rates highest among white women
    Young adults are increasing their risk for developing skin cancer, according to two studies by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Cancer Institute. One study, of people aged 18-29, found that 50 percent reported at least one sunburn in the past year, despite an increase in protective...
     
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    Arthritis is real but the pain can be easily cured, says Chi, who is also known as The Pain Whisperer
    Arthritis is a common diagnosis for pain; however, pain and arthritis are usually separate problems that coexist. The "death sentence" of arthritis as an incurable pain problem is a complete fallacy, says Tom Chi. Medscape approximates 35 percent of Americans have chronic pain, and 50 million Americans are...