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    70 Percent Claim Comfort and a New Mattress are Key to a Good Night’s Sleep
    In honor of “Better Sleep Month” this May, Mattress Firm Inc, one of the nation’s largest specialty mattress retailers, and Protect-a-Bed, a leading provider of bedding protection launched a sleep survey to find out more about consumers’ sleep habits and perceptions. Some of the key findings of...
     
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    Education Programs, Awareness Events, and Walks Held Nationwide During May
    New research has shown that most Americans, 59 percent, know little or nothing about lupus and its devastating impact. This May for Lupus Awareness Month, the Lupus Foundation of America (LFA) is urging individuals nationwide to Band Together for Lupus Awareness to improve understanding of lupus,...
     
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    Throughout grocery store aisles, shoppers find many soy-based choices to complete a nutritious diet. In April, Soyfoods Month, US soybean farmers want to highlight the benefits of soy products and their availability in products that may not come to mind. Jim Stillman, a soybean farmer from Emmetsburg, Iowa, and...
     
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    Famed NYC Therapist Jonathan Alpert Outlines 5 Steps to Reach a Fulfilling Life in New Book
    If you've ever experienced talking to a therapist there's no doubt that "So, how does that make you feel?" has come up during a session. It's a question that infuriates Jonathan Alpert, New York psychotherapist, columnist and author of the just published BE FEARLESS: Change Your...
     
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    Non-profit Has Funded More than 80 Studies and Raised $20 Million
    The Gateway for Cancer Research always keeps one statistic in mind as it makes decisions on research to support: 1,500 cancer patients die each day. “Our primary consideration in granting support is to improve treatment options and quality of life for cancer patients today,” says The Gateway President...
     
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    A 2012 study found that 77 percent of healthcare professionals recognize the health benefits of including soy in consumer diets, with menopause relief, protein source and heart health topping the list of specific benefits they identify. Study participants also view soybean oil as healthy as canola oil, and perceive...
     
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    The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) launched Fox Trial Finder (foxtrialfinder.org). This first-of-its-kind online platform anonymously connects volunteers with and without Parkinson's disease to clinical trials in critical need of participants. Using state-of-the-art technology, Fox...
     
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    Second phase of NIH research grant study on Balance-Based Torso-Weighting (BBTW) in MS to begin
    The first phase of the NIH study, Movement Ability Changes with Balance-Based Torso-Weighting (BBTW) in Multiple Sclerosis (MS), provided important results for Multiple Sclerosis patients suffering with balance and walking challenges. The study is funded by a National Institutes of Health...
     
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    A growing consensus of rice as a healthy food in US diet
    Eating white or brown rice helps improve diet and manage weight and other risk factors for disease, according to results from a study presented today at the Experimental Biology 2012 conference, in San Diego, CA. According to Hanqi Luo, research scientist at Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition, there are...
     
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    Fresh from the largest gathering of natural health and organic leaders in Western Canada
    Holistic nutritionist Joy McCarthy, in partnership with the Canadian Health Food Association (CHFA), today released her top five healthy living trends and tips for spring 2012.  Her findings are based on observations in her own practice and interviews with natural health and organic leaders at the recent...