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    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute yesterday launched Insight, a blog providing expert commentary on the latest news in cancer research and care and insight on issues and topics relevant to cancer patients and their families. Dana-Farber is the first New England hospital to publish a blog that focuses exclusively on cancer-...
     
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    Treadmill Desk helps alleviate the risks of a sedentary lifestyle
    Sitting at a desk for eight hours a day can be hazardous occupation! From Cancer to Alzheimer’s Disease, to diabetes, the negative effects of a sedentary lifestyle have spawned phrases like “death by desk” have given a new meaning to “this job is killing me!” “While getting 30...
     
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    Top Veterinary-Recommended Brands Now Available at Emerson Ecologics
    To support a proactive and balanced approach to all members of a family, the Emerson Ecologics offers professional nutritional supplements for all customers—people and pets. Emerson Ecologics is a one-stop shop for practitioners, including veterinarians, offering the most comprehensive range of nutritional...
     
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    Although teen hearing loss is common, a new poll shows that most parents haven't discussed it with their teens.
    National data demonstrate that 1 in 6 U.S. adolescents has high-frequency hearing loss. A new report from the University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health shows that many parents don't think their teens are at risk. Deepa L. Sekhar, MD, Assistant Professor of...
     
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    Parents and caregivers everywhere are eager for credible, research-based information on the most effective treatments for Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). To address this need, the National Autism Center has released its newest manual, "A Parent's Guide to Evidence-Based Practice and Autism." The Center...
     
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    Routine tooth brushing, flossing, and regular check-ups by a dental professional remains the cornerstone of a healthy mouth. However, according to the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP), pairing a few well-known healthy-lifestyle habits with your daily oral health regimen may also help reduce your risk for...
     
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    Research shows mellow piano music triggers soothing emotions and counters road rage
    With the holidays approaching, and as short-tempered shoppers and drivers start amassing in numbers, the addition of talk radio, heated political debates, and more bad news of unemployment, the economy and sex scandals can take a toll on even the most light-hearted. For many, a responsible alternative to "alcohol...
     
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    Quick tips for holiday cheer
    The holiday season is a joyous time of year, yet it is usually accompanied by an onslaught of stress triggers, which can leave people feeling anxious, fatigued and even depressed. Are you feeling overwhelmed, wishing that you could enjoy the holidays? Physician’s Preference Vitamins & Supplements (PPVS)...
     
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    Simple steps to maintain optimal health
    An apple a day no longer tops the list of how to keep the doctor away this New Year as highlighted in the exclusive survey conducted by EverydayHealth.com to provide readers the "12 in 2012: Top Doctor-Prescribed New Year's Resolutions for 2012." Encompassing the all-important categories of nutrition,...
     
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    People with arthritis are significantly more likely to be physically inactive than those without the disease despite the proven benefits of physical activity for arthritis management, cites new CDC data released today.  According to the Arthritis Foundation, the study underscores the need to address arthritis-...