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    Findings on coronary CT angiography (CTA), a noninvasive test to assess the coronary arteries for blockages, show different risk scenarios for men and women, according to a study presented today at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). Coronary artery disease (CAD) is a narrowing of the blood vessels that...
     
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    Even when serving overseas, US troops can catch a cold. This is why Cold-EEZE has partnered with Give2TheTroops, to aid in the combat against the common cold this holiday season. Hundreds of men and women serving in the Persian Gulf, Afghanistan, Kosovo and other combat and disaster-relief zones are set to receive...
     
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    African Americans have a higher risk of obtaining type 2 diabetes, obesity, and heart disease than other races in North America. However, it doesn’t have to be this way. To help African Americans improve their health and eating habits, Oldways, a nonprofit food and nutrition education organization along with an...
     
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    Eating almonds more healthful than cutting down on saturated-fats.
    Financial portfolios are not the only portfolios that yield a return on investment, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association about the Portfolio Eating Plan (PEP). The dietary approach is referred to as the "portfolio" eating plan because it includes a variety of...
     
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    Pomegranates are a festive and fun food.
    Pomegranates are rich in natural antioxidants that protect against free radicals. Not only are the fruits healthful, they’re delicious. POM Wonderful, the largest US grower of fresh pomegranates and producer of pomegranate juice, makes enjoying pomegranates easier this season with the launch of POM POMS, a...
     
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    Ward off excess holiday pounds by walking.
    Make the holiday season a time for health with the Every Body Walk! mobile application that launched today. The app is a fun, interactive tool to create and maintain a daily walking routine. It’s an easy way to get active, stay healthy and burn calories during the holidays. “The Every Body Walk! mobile app...
     
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    Heading, in which players field the soccer ball with their head, is an essential part of the game and the focus of many training drills. "Heading a soccer ball is not an impact of a magnitude that will lacerate nerve fibers in the brain," said Michael L. Lipton, MD, PhD, associate director of the Gruss...
     
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    Premieres December 3
    The Mayo Clinic Diet is based on many years of clinical experience at Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, Florida and Arizona, along with research at Mayo Clinic and other institutions. It is designed to be an effective, practical and enjoyable way to help people lose weight and maintain weight loss. The diet is easy to...
     
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    Up to 50 % of infertile couples are turning to alternative therapies like Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) to help boost their chances of conceiving and managing the stress that struggling with infertility creates. A recent study from the Adelaide University titled “Efficacy of Traditional Chinese Herbal...
     
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    A low-calorie diet eliminates insulin dependence and leads to improved heart function in obese patients with type 2 diabetes. "Lifestyle interventions may have more powerful beneficial cardiac effects than medication in these patients," said the study's lead author, Sebastiaan Hammer, MD, PhD, from the...