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    The American College of Emergency Physicians urges the public to learn how to "prevent poison" during the 50th Anniversary of National Poison Prevention Week (NPPW), March 18-24, 2012.  "Emergency physicians see poisonings every day in the ER, which is why we urge people to learn about the...
     
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    Diabetes is on the rise, but it is also preventable by a healthy lifestyle change. Making small changes in the way people eat, adding in a little more exercise, and losing even a modest amount of weight can improve diabetes. The diabetes community found on Social-medicine.org, supports diabetics and their lifestyle....
     
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    A Defective ApoE Gene, Called ApoE4, Can Contribute to Causing Alzheimer's Disease by Failing to Synthesize the Synapse-Generating Enzyme, PKC Epsilon Today, researchers at the Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute (BRNI) at West Virginia University in Morgantown, West Virginia reported a significant...
     
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    American College of Gastroenterology & Campaign to End Obesity Team Up to Urge Screening
    The American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) and the Campaign to End Obesity are joining forces to highlight the potentially deadly link between higher Body Mass Index (BMI) and colorectal cancer. In light of the increasing prevalence of obesity in the United States and the strength of the scientific evidence...
     
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    A new series of monthly health tips, Time to Talk Tips, will provide consumers with easy-to-read information on complementary health practices. The effort is managed by the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) at the National Institutes of Health. A resource in NCCAM’s Time to...
     
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    An Early and Extended Allergy Season Predicted by Experts
    "As an allergist, spring is my busy season," says Andrew MacGinnitie, MD, PhD, associate clinical director of the Division of Immunology at Children's Hospital Boston. After an unseasonably warm winter, parents can expect allergy season to begin early." Depending on how severe a person's...
     
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    Based on His Inclusive Health System, Dr. Murad Recommends Ten Foods Everyone Should Include In Their Diet
    Howard Murad, MD, FAAD, founder of the Murad Inclusive Health Medical Group (MIHMG) in El Segundo, Calif., and author of The Water Secret: The Cellular Breakthrough to Look and Feel 10 Years Younger, has announced his recommendations for the “ten best foods to eat” to live healthier and...
     
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    "The worst thing in the world," said F. Scott Fitzgerald, "is to try to sleep and not to." Unfortunately, for people all around the globe, lack of quality sleep is a very real problem that can, indeed, feel like the worst thing in the world. Sleep is a vital component of overall wellbeing,...
     
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    Adults 50 Plus Teach Youngsters to Eat Healthier
    It’s an age-old problem. You know your children should be eating more fruits, vegetables and lower-fat foods, but how do you convince them to push away the French fries and doughnuts in favor of an apple or carrot sticks? The answer? At two schools here in the Hartford a number of adults 50 and older are...
     
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    CLIF Builder’s, the great tasting high-protein bar, revealed the results of a new survey today showing that most Americans are unsure of how much protein they need on a daily basis, even though they know other essential health and fitness facts like how much water to drink and how often they should exercise....