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    While Junior Seau's apparent suicide breaks the hearts of football fans nationwide, Daniel G. Amen, MD pleads with other football players and athletes that "there's help from chronic traumatic brain injuries, depression, irritability, and memory problems they suffer." Dr. Amen, founder and CEO of...
     
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    Energy drinks found twice as likely to destroy enamel than sports drinks
    A recent study published in the May/June 2012 issue of General Dentistry, the peer-reviewed clinical journal of the Academy of General Dentistry, found that an alarming increase in the consumption of sports and energy drinks, especially among adolescents, is causing irreversible damage to teeth—specifically, the...
     
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    White Lightning Bike Maintenance Pros Warn Riders to Safe on Bike to Work Day 2012 and All Season Long
    Cycling season is here. Many people dusting off their bikes for the year's first ride may not know that some simple maintenance can keep them safer.  "It's a great time for cyclists to re-educate themselves and learn more about the activity," said Hank Krause, owner of White Lightning...
     
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    If you have struggled with your weight, you probably accept that you have a weight problem. But you may also have an eating problem. A key to maintaining a healthy weight is balance—in your diet and in your lifestyle. How and why you eat, however, can help determine if you have an eating problem. Compulsive...
     
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    A national survey by the Better Sleep Council (BSC) found that 61 percent of Americans and a whopping 79 percent of women would rather get a good night's sleep than have sex. The survey also found that nearly half of Americans fall asleep somewhere other than their bed at least once a week, and about 11 percent...
     
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    The Arthritis Foundation commences national Arthritis Action Month today by challenging Americans to begin taking steps to reduce the burden of arthritis, the nation's leading cause of disability. Throughout the month, the Foundation aims to dispel common myths, highlight warning signs, and educate people on early...
     
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    Four Ambassadors Debuting this May during National Stroke Awareness Month
    National Stroke Association's Faces of Stroke public awareness campaign aims to change the public perceptions of stroke through education and personal stories of those impacted by the fourth leading cause of death. This May, during National Stroke Awareness Month, four campaign ambassadors will begin educating the...
     
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    Eating more sweet berries can keep our brains healthier, according to a new study published in the Annals of Neurology, a journal of the American Neurological Association and Child Neurology Society. This news comes at a time when US Census data shows the elderly population increasing faster than the total US...
     
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    Teens say parents most influence their decisions about sex and 87 percent say it would be much easier for them to postpone sex and avoid teen pregnancy if they were able to have more open, honest conversations about these topics with their parents, according to a new survey from The National Campaign to...
     
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    ENT and Allergy Associates launches patient awareness initiative
    ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP (ENTA), the largest ear, nose, throat, allergy and audiology practice in the tri-state area, announces its initiative to provide education related to the rising prevalence of oral cancer in young, non-smoking women. During Women’s Health Month this May, physicians will...