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    As the New Year rolls in, many people will be looking to better themselves by resolving to lose weight, quit smoking and manage stress. Sticking to resolutions for more than a few weeks, however, is a lofty task that takes a great deal of motivation and even lifestyle changes. Mayo Clinic experts are available to...
     
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    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) apparent war on Amish raw dairy farmers increased on December 6 when they filed a “motion for summary judgment,” with Pennsylvania judge Lawrence Stengler asking for a permanent injunction against dairy farmer Dan Allgyer to forbid him from selling fresh...
     
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    Eggs just might help you reach that weight loss goal
    With the New Year just around the corner, people across the country will again be making resolutions to live healthier. Unfortunately, more often than not, the determination to shape up and eat right lasts about as long as it takes the ball in Times Square to drop. Year after year, living healthfully is viewed as...
     
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    Fitness Club Industry Leader Addresses Common Holiday Weight Gain Challenges with Helpful Online Resource
    The holidays are officially here and the fitness experts at 24 Hour Fitness are offering insider secrets to avoid the season’s dreaded weight gain. It’s an exciting and happy time of year, but regular fitness routines are often set aside due to holiday shopping, traveling to see family and attending...
     
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    Aniston inspires women to follow through with New Year resolutions
    Jennifer Aniston once again tops the charts, beating fellow hot-body celeb Halle Berry with 38 percent of the vote as the celebrity whose body is most likely to inspire real life makeovers. With ‘new year, new you’ resolutions in full swing, FITNESS Magazine teamed up with omg! From Yahoo!, the No.1...
     
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    Brain-Health Expert Dr. Daniel Amen, Founder of Amen Clinics, Inc., Says “Helmets Are Not Good Enough”
    After studying the brains of 115 active and retired professional football players, brain-health expert Dr. Daniel Amen says “playing football frequently causes brain damage.” As the National Football League (NFL) reviews helmet to helmet rules and football-related head injuries today, Dr. Amen urges much...
     
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    Protecting your pet during the holidays is the best present you can give the newest arrival to your home. Being a responsible pet owner means considering factors like food, supervision, environment and travel plans. “Follow these safety tips to keep your pet happy and healthy this season,” said Keryn Rod...
     
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    Cautions that CDC and Others are Failing to Protect Infants
    In a letter dated December 5, 2011, the CDC and 11 national organizations encouraged health professionals to advise their pregnant patients to get vaccinated against influenza during any trimester.  However, they neglected, once again, to recommend readily available mercury-free vaccines or even to alert doctors...
     
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    Goat gives birth at slaughterhouse and gets a second chance at life for her and her kid
    For a lucky mother and child, all is calm and all is bright this holiday season. This week, just in time for Christmas, Farm Sanctuary, the nation’s leading farm animal protection organization, will make room at the “inn,” i.e. their New York Shelter in Watkins Glen, for a special mother goat who was...
     
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    A roundup of 2011 global dairy research highlights the benefits of dairy products
    As the New Year approaches, resolutions of losing weight and getting healthier are stacking up all over the world. However, with so many different fad diets, experts, websites and TV shows all touting different (and sometimes miraculous!) methods of how to maintain a healthy lifestyle, accomplishing your resolution...