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    Health and weight management can seem overwhelming, and even frightening, to the more than 23 million Americans who suffer from type 2 diabetes, as well as the 79 million pre-diabetic adults. The Mayo Clinic Diabetes Diet presents two easy-to-follow phases that work—Lose It! and Live It! The diet is based on...
     
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    All the photos have been posted, all the votes have been tallied, and the American public has made its choice. Today, pets across the country had good reason to smile as the sponsors of the TropiClean Best Smile Contest announced that Finn, a gregarious German Shepherd, is the official winner of the coveted Grand...
     
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    The science of public health was still in its infancy in the 19th and early 20th centuries when early incarnations of the modern Food and Drug Administration (FDA) tried to protect consumers from “snake oil salesmen” and other shifty characters who swindled the sick and gullible. Back then the agency was...
     
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    People who eat baked or broiled fish on a weekly basis may be improving their brain health and reducing their risk of developing mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and Alzheimer's disease, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). "This is the...
     
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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...