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    Staying fit while traveling to visit family and friends over the holiday season can be a challenge, especially when the wine and eggnog are flowing freely and grandma’s homemade pumpkin pie makes its magical appearance at the dinner table. However, staying fit and enjoying oneself do not need to be mutually...
     
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    With ice hockey and football seasons now in full swing, kinesiology experts are examining the prolonged effects of concussions on athletes. While many athletes think they are recovered and asymptomatic two days after a concussion, research published by the American College of Sports Medicine suggests the physiological...
     
  • Allergy-free skincare store launches in London.
    New ethical wellbeing brand, Premae Skincare, (pronounced Pre – may) launches its online store on Dec 1st 2011, becoming the 1st allergen-free skincare brand made in the UK. Premae Skincare pre-launched internationally in Africa, Uganda, this October, before announcing its arrival in its hometown,...
     
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    US Marshals, at the request of the FDA, seized all dietary supplements by a Wisconsin maker on December 1st, 2011, for false claims made about their safety and effectiveness in treating a number of diseases. The products manufactured at the Hillsboro, Wisconsin facility of Syntec Inc. are not FDA-approved and a...
     
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    Newly released data that looks at the drinking patterns of more than 200,000 criminal offenders monitored 24/7 for alcohol consumption shows that even when Big Brother is watching, drinking increases nearly 27% between Thanksgiving and January 2nd. Denver-based Alcohol Monitoring Systems, Inc., (AMS) has monitored...
     
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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...