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    Autism’s strong links to mercury mean new rules will protect kids’ brains
    SafeMinds sees a brighter future after the implementation of long-overdue EPA regulation of hazardous air pollution from coal-fired power plants. Less mercury means its potent neurotoxic effects are less likely to harm childhood development. Mercury in any form and at any dose has the capacity to cause harm to infants...
     
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    Business agreement will allow for development of a sustainable industry
    A sacred health practice that inspired a natural product line dedicated to the health benefits of cocoa has also inspired a landmark partnership. Reserveage Organics, maker of CocoaWell products, has entered into a sustainable business agreement with the indigenous Kuna of Panama. Delegates from each of the Kuna's...
     
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    There are two carcinogenic ingredients in Johnson & Johnson’s Baby Shampoo, dioxane and quaternium 15. Dioxane is a well-recognized contaminant in alcohol ethoxylates, a group of four ingredients, laureths, oleths, polyethylene glycol and polysorbates. Quaternium 15 is a precursor of two carcinogens,...
     
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    With the tough economic times and an 11.7 percent unemployment rate in California, Californians for Patient Care urges everyone who’s watching their budgets this holiday season to remember that good health is a great money saver. “Adopting one or two minor changes can make a real difference in a person...
     
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    The revolutionary Vicks Behind Ear Thermometer takes gentle, accurate temperature readings in just 1-second
    For parents, knowing how to take a child's temperature the correct way and whether environmental factors like sweat or drafts affect the accuracy of results can be a guessing game. "For most parents, temperature taking can be a daunting task.  Aside from squeamishness around rectal measurements, parents...
     
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    If you are 50 or over, talk to your doctor about colorectal cancer screening
    Colorectal cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in men and women and the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. A report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) this year showed that rates of new cases and deaths of colorectal cancer are decreasing and that...
     
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    The holiday season can be a busy and stressful time. The Minnesota Chiropractic Association and Dr. Scott Bautch,  past president of the American Chiropractic Association's Council on Occupational Health, encourages you to consider the following tips to help keep you and your loved ones stay healthy, happy...
     
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    Watch as three life-long meat eaters take the challenge to become vegan - one bite at a time.
    Vegucated tells the timely story of Ellen, Brian, and Tesla, three meat and cheese lovers from different backgrounds who accept a challenge to dump all animal products for six weeks in an effort to lose weight, look good, and feel healthy. They are surprised to discover that so much more than steak is at stake and...
     
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    Lineagen, Inc., an innovative molecular diagnostics company focused on complex, genetically linked disorders, and Fast Forward, LLC, a nonprofit subsidiary of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, today announced an alliance to fund the clinical development and validation of a blood-based assay for multiple...
     
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    One in four Americans—and two out of three over 65—have multiple chronic conditions. According to a new report issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), care for its beneficiaries with multiple chronic conditions accounts for 93 percent of Medicare expenditures. Today marks the one-...