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    In order to provide people with cancer and their caregivers state-of-the-art treatment information in patient-friendly language, the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) has developed two new publications: a new release of the NCCN Guidelines for Patients: Colon Cancer and an update to the NCCN Guidelines for...
     
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      The March of Dimes campaign to reduce medically unnecessary early deliveries is being elevated to the forefront of the nation's maternal and child health agenda.   US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius today announced the launch of Strong Start, a multi-faceted...
     
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    Levels up to twice as high as previously reported; FDA must set safety standard
    A new analysis of lead in lipstick conducted by the US Food and Drug Administration reveals that the problem of lead in lipstick is worse and more widespread than previously reported. The recent study found lead in most of the 400 lipsticks tested by the agency, at widely varying levels of up to 7.19 parts per million...
     
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    The US teen pregnancy rate has declined 42 percent from its peak in 1990 and is now at a nearly 40-year low, according to new data from the Guttmacher Institute. These new data track teen pregnancy through 2008. In addition to the overall national declines, teen pregnancy has also decreased dramatically among all...
     
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    An animal's dental health is more than just a cosmetic issue. Poor oral hygiene may lead to serious disease in our pets. Given that February is National Pet Dental Health Month, the Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association encourages you to better care for your pet's teeth. Just as we can experience plaque...
     
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    Metagenics, Inc., a nutrigenomics and lifestyle medicine company focused on improving health, today released PhytoMulti with Iron, an enhanced modification that adds iron to the original PhytoMulti supplement. PhytoMulti is known as the “Smart Multi” for its ability to target cellular health by nourishing...
     
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    February is American Heart Month, and the US Food and Drug Administration has a simple tool to help you achieve a heart-healthy lifestyle!  It's called the Nutrition Facts Label, and you can find it on all packaged foods and beverages. The Nutrition Facts Label lets you know exactly what you're eating and...
     
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    Love, romance and social activity in later life has important health, quality of life benefits, says expert gerontologist
    Seniors are setting the record straight - love and romance aren't just for the young, according to the Revera Report on Romance, a new survey by Revera Inc., Canada's leading provider of seniors care and services. Seven-in-ten seniors over age 75 say you are never too old for love and the same amount agree...
     
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    Most Female Cyclists Would Give up Sex Before Their Bike, According to a Survey of 5,000+ Readers
    According to a survey of more than 5,000 cyclists in the March issue of Bicycling magazine, 58 percent of women would choose cycling over sex, if they had to give up one or the other for a month. The issue hits newsstands this week. The results are found in Bicycling’s 2012 “Reader’s Choice”...
     
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    Pacific Natural Foods has added a selection of organic bisques to its growing line of hearty, ready-to-eat soups. Made with pure and simple organic ingredients, the thick, rich bisques punch up flavor with tender chunks of vegetables in a velvety smooth base.   Pacific first introduced its line of hearty soups in...