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    With the tough economic times and an 11.7 percent unemployment rate in California, Californians for Patient Care urges everyone who’s watching their budgets this holiday season to remember that good health is a great money saver. “Adopting one or two minor changes can make a real difference in a person...
     
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    The revolutionary Vicks Behind Ear Thermometer takes gentle, accurate temperature readings in just 1-second
    For parents, knowing how to take a child's temperature the correct way and whether environmental factors like sweat or drafts affect the accuracy of results can be a guessing game. "For most parents, temperature taking can be a daunting task.  Aside from squeamishness around rectal measurements, parents...
     
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    If you are 50 or over, talk to your doctor about colorectal cancer screening
    Colorectal cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in men and women and the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. A report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) this year showed that rates of new cases and deaths of colorectal cancer are decreasing and that...
     
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    The holiday season can be a busy and stressful time. The Minnesota Chiropractic Association and Dr. Scott Bautch,  past president of the American Chiropractic Association's Council on Occupational Health, encourages you to consider the following tips to help keep you and your loved ones stay healthy, happy...
     
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    Watch as three life-long meat eaters take the challenge to become vegan - one bite at a time.
    Vegucated tells the timely story of Ellen, Brian, and Tesla, three meat and cheese lovers from different backgrounds who accept a challenge to dump all animal products for six weeks in an effort to lose weight, look good, and feel healthy. They are surprised to discover that so much more than steak is at stake and...
     
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    Lineagen, Inc., an innovative molecular diagnostics company focused on complex, genetically linked disorders, and Fast Forward, LLC, a nonprofit subsidiary of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, today announced an alliance to fund the clinical development and validation of a blood-based assay for multiple...
     
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    One in four Americans—and two out of three over 65—have multiple chronic conditions. According to a new report issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), care for its beneficiaries with multiple chronic conditions accounts for 93 percent of Medicare expenditures. Today marks the one-...
     
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    Whole grains increase fiber intake
    The terms whole grains and fiber cause a "whole lot" of confusion and can add up to a "whole lot" of calories for consumers looking to increase the fiber in their diets. According to a three-part series examining fiber in Nutrition Today, consumers who eat more whole-grain foods to up their fiber...
     
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    It’s not just about chocolate!
    Nestlé, the world’s largest food and beverage company, today reported significant progress in the areas of Nutrition, Health and Wellness (NHW) in the United States during 2011. Over the past year, Nestlé has introduced and expanded new NHW initiatives, announced several partnerships with leading...
     
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    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute yesterday launched Insight, a blog providing expert commentary on the latest news in cancer research and care and insight on issues and topics relevant to cancer patients and their families. Dana-Farber is the first New England hospital to publish a blog that focuses exclusively on cancer-...