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    The amount and quality of sleep you get at night may affect your memory later in life, according to research that was released today and will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 64th Annual Meeting in New Orleans April 21 to April 28, 2012.   "Disrupted sleep appears to be associated with...
     
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    A picture can be worth a thousand calories or 800 or 1,800 through a new smartphone application being developed at Purdue University to help the health and diet conscious track their caloric intake by taking a picture of their food.   The application counts more than calories. It also provides information on the...
     
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    belVita Breakfast Biscuits offers a solution
    According to a new survey released by Kraft Foods’ belVita Breakfast, 63 percent of Americans admit they sometimes feel low on energy in the morning, which is not a surprise given fewer than half eat breakfast every day. To help Americans fuel up, Kraft Foods introduces a new kind of breakfast to the US—...
     
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    Changing behavior and improving body image is key.
    Teenage girls gained less weight, improved their body image, ate less fast food, and had more family meals after participating in a six-month program that involved weekly peer meetings, consultations with primary care providers and separate meetings for parents. Those results from a study published online today in the...
     
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    Award-Winning Documentary CountersInformation on Hormone Usage
    The producers of award-winning documentary Hot Flash Havoc (www.hotflashhavoc.com), confronting the issue of menopausal hormone therapy – which became controversial following a widely-discredited 2002 Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) study – announced today that the film will be released to theaters...
     
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    Show your loved ones how much you really care by going heart-healthy with soyfoods. February is American Heart Month and the perfect time to take steps to protect our hearts for the ones we love. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in...
     
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    Have you dyed or relaxed your hair? Do you put on lipstick before you head out to work? Do you paint your nails? Many women have a beauty routine or beauty products that they regularly use. Have you ever worried that yours might increase your risk for cancer? Before you panic and cancel your appointment at the salon,...
     
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    A new study from Mayo Clinic supports the idea that “what’s good for your heart is good for your brain.” The study, released today, suggests that eating too much may double the risk for memory loss in people age 70 and older. This research will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’...
     
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    At the end of a year in which confidence in Medicare steadily rose, respondents now less certain that Medicare will be there for the rest of their lives
    A survey of 337 retirees on Medicare revealed that 62 percent of respondents are “somewhat” or “very” confident that Medicare will be there for the rest of their lives. These results compare with a confidence level of 73 percent when the same question was asked of seniors in a survey conducted...
     
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    Check Your Choice Campaign challenges consumers to think about options
    When it comes to a new diet or exercise plan, many folks go to extremes, cutting out foods or taking on too much. This often results in in defeat.   Wholly Guacamole is taking a different approach. In January 2012, America's number one selling guacamole began a campaign called Check Your Choice. On the Wholly...