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    Operation Homefront and the Women's Self Worth Foundation (WSWF) announced that they have begun accepting applications for the 2012 Saban Military Wife Educational Scholarship. This prestigious scholarship program is funded by a $250,000 grant by WSWF and is aimed at wives of uniformed service members, so they can...
     
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    Majority of adults admit to not being at their ideal weight
    America’s quest for weight loss is never-ending, according to a new survey from FITNESS Magazine and Yahoo! Shine. The exclusive survey asked 2,001 women and men to reveal how they feel about their weight and if being skinny really matters. The survey revealed that 38 percent of adults...
     
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    Vitamin C is everywhere. It's in various whole foods. It's added to many processed foods. Vitamin C tablets, capsules, powders and liquids are available at thousands of pharmacies, supermarkets, warehouse clubs and websites. Yet, the CEO of Altrient, Inc., maker of high-performance Altrient C, says that when...
     
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    LunaRich soy powder delivers over five times key bioactive component
    Reliv International Inc., today announced that it has added LunaRich soy powder to Reliv Now for Kids children's nutritional supplement. The announcement was made live at 10 a.m. CDT via Reliv's social media platforms.    LunaRich is a Reliv-exclusive whole soy powder containing five to ten...
     
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    Unintentional poisonings from medicines cause more emergency room visits for young children each year than do car accidents. One key reason may be that nearly one out of every four grandparents says that they store prescription medicines in easy-access ways, according to a new poll. The University of Michigan Mott...
     
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    "Earth Day" Report Shows Real Cost of Dental Mercury Fillings
    Dental mercury fillings pollute the environment, contaminate fish and are far more costly for taxpayers than the alternative tooth-colored material, according to a new study released today by a broad coalition of health, consumer and environmental groups.  "The report's findings confirm that amalgam is...
     
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    An overwhelming number of breast cancer patients and survivors say that talking to other survivors is key to dealing with the disease. The findings, the result of a new national poll of breast cancer patients and survivors, inspired Edie Falco, the award-winning actress of the hit series Nurse Jackie and nine-year...
     
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    Hanley Center Survey Finds Depression and Anxiety Fuel Addiction Among Older Americans
    The number of people over the age of 50 who are being treated for addiction is drastically on the rise. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration older adults who reported using illegal drugs within a year, nearly doubled between 2002 and 2007, while use of nonmedical...
     
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    Orthopaedic surgeons outline steps to help patients stop smoking, ideally before surgery
    Tobacco and nicotine use are known to impair the body's ability to heal bones and wounds. Two new studies presented at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons looked at the effects of smoking on total joint replacement. A separate Smoking Cessation Forum featured expert testimony on...
     
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    Muscles and Eyes May Also Benefit from Omega-3 Intake
    New research finds that omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) found in seafood (long-chain omega-3s) may reduce the risk of precancerous colorectal polyps in women, enhance the muscular benefits of strength training in older women and improve eye health after corneal surgery. These findings and more are...