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    Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) Partners with Obesity PPM to Increase the Understanding of Obesity
    In January 2012, the OAC and Obesity PPM will launch a long-term online educational initiative to increase understanding of the complexity of obesity and its many causes. The disease of obesity impacts individuals physically, emotionally, economically and socially. This initiative will look at various factors, both...
     
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    Now is the time of year when most Americans resolve to make positive lifestyle changes toward better health. Often, though, these resolutions are too stringent and short-lived. When it comes to food, there's an emerging trend of Conscious Cuisine, offering consumers a path toward pleasure while preserving their...
     
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    Healthnutcoupons.com provides discounts for health related products
    HealthnutCoupons.com officially launches the fully functional version of their interactive coupon site focused on health products such as vitamins, supplements, and other wellness related items. Internet Entrepreneurs Joseph Borowy and Jacob King were looking for a new project idea. Both having extensive backgrounds...
     
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    Weight Watchers Inspires People with New Ads Featuring Jennifer Hudson and Charles Barkley, and through a Continuing Partnership with Dr. Oz
    A reason to believe in tough times—it's something millions of Americans yearn for right now. A flash of optimism that can ignite confidence, the will to persevere, a new idea, a fresh outlook and, just maybe, the inspiration to transform a whole life. Weight Watchers International, Inc. has always been about...
     
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    Cutting costs? Don’t cut back on preventative oral health care
    With the economy slow to recover, Americans continue to cut costs and conserve money. The Pennsylvania Dental Association (PDA) reminds the public that good oral health is vital to overall health and urges people of all ages to not neglect their oral health care. It is understandable that families are trying to be...
     
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    While working as a part-time personal trainer as an undergraduate student, Jordan Etkin created exercise plans with lots of variety for new clients. The approach helped engage and eventually hook her clients into increasingly self-motivated and less-varied routines. "To keep beginners committed to a goal and...
     
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    This year, make sure your New Year's fitness resolution includes your kids. Doing so could make working out and losing weight a lot more fun, according to fitness expert Michael Berry. Berry, director of the Human Performance Laboratory at Wake Forest University, said fitness with the kids must include more than a...
     
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    Parents feeding powdered infant formula to their babies are likely distressed about today’s news that Wal-Mart has pulled a popular powdered infant formula brand from their shelves because of possible contamination by bacteria called Cronobacter sakazakii (formerly known as Enterobacter sakazakii). This is a...
     
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    The AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) announced today that its parade float entry, ‘Elizabeth Taylor: Our Champion,’ which AHF entered for consideration for the 123rd Tournament of Roses Parade was approved by Tournament officials and will be sailing down Colorado Boulevard in Pasadena, California for all...
     
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    Orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeons offer advice
    With the Farmers' Almanac prediction of an unusually cold and stormy weather forecast this winter orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeons are bracing for a busy season.  Unfortunately, snowy and icy weather conditions increase the number of sprains and fractures from falls.  According to the American...