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    “Cedar Fever” is a misnomer, as it is actually the pollen from the juniper tree that attacks with a vengeance from December to February every year, especially in southwestern states such as Texas. Cedar Fever is caused by inhaling pollen that is mainly dispersed by the wind. If you are an individual...
     
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    Millions of women are suffering from complaints that could be easily addressed with correct diagnosis and treatment of gluten sensitivity.
    Gluten intolerance, an umbrella term that includes gluten sensitivity and celiac disease, doesn't just affect the digestive system: it is linked to more than 300 diseases and conditions. Among the most common are those stemming from deficiencies, excesses and imbalances of female hormones. In fact, there's a...
     
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    Cocoa, which is found more in dark than milk chocolate, is indeed a health food. A review, published in the November issue of the journal Antioxidants and Redox Signaling, notes that cocoa, the main ingredient in chocolate, actually has a long history of use based on its purported healing properties. Consumption of...
     
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    Cosmetics are infamously toxic for users. XANGO takes a step in the right direction not only in promoting its own line of cosmetics, but for changing how the entire cosmetic industry discloses its ingredients.   Today, the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics, a coalition of more than 150 nonprofit organizations working...
     
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    ZeaVision's EyePromise Restore and EZ Tears, which helps alleviate dry eye symptoms from the inside with eight anti-inflammatory ingredients, are the first vision products to earn certification from NSF International's Certified for Sport program. NSF International's Certified for Sport program is a...
     
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    Weight loss is more than calorie restriction and exercise.
    The weight of the average American continues to increase. The latest statistics say we are up roughly 20 pounds in 2 decades. Yet, as we have grown, so has the size of the weight loss industry. People continue to diet more, and continue to gain weight. The question has to be asked: "What is going on here?"...
     
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    Health and weight management can seem overwhelming, and even frightening, to the more than 23 million Americans who suffer from type 2 diabetes, as well as the 79 million pre-diabetic adults. The Mayo Clinic Diabetes Diet presents two easy-to-follow phases that work—Lose It! and Live It! The diet is based on...
     
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    All the photos have been posted, all the votes have been tallied, and the American public has made its choice. Today, pets across the country had good reason to smile as the sponsors of the TropiClean Best Smile Contest announced that Finn, a gregarious German Shepherd, is the official winner of the coveted Grand...
     
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    The science of public health was still in its infancy in the 19th and early 20th centuries when early incarnations of the modern Food and Drug Administration (FDA) tried to protect consumers from “snake oil salesmen” and other shifty characters who swindled the sick and gullible. Back then the agency was...
     
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    People who eat baked or broiled fish on a weekly basis may be improving their brain health and reducing their risk of developing mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and Alzheimer's disease, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). "This is the...