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    Not all fats are bad.
    Winter brings shorter days, colder weather, and the holiday season full of delicious food. And these foods are usually high in saturated fats. However, we need some forms of fat to stay healthy. Fats provide needed energy in the form of calories. Fats help our bodies absorb important vitamins—called fat-soluble...
     
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    As reported by Doctors Health Press e-Bulletin, a new study has found that a component of garlic oil may help release protective compounds to the heart after a heart attack, during cardiac surgery, or as a treatment for heart failure. This study was recently reported by Doctors Health Press, a publisher of various...
     
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    If you are like tens of millions of Americans you have found a caregiver for a frail, elderly person in your life - or you will need to find a caregiver one day. "What you might not know is that there are several types of caregivers who provide care for the elderly. They have different skill levels and they...
     
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    Already feeling dry and itchy as the weather changes? Learn from Barnett Dermatology co-founder and board-certified dermatologist, Dr. Channing Barnett, how to keep skin healthy and hydrated as the cooler, harsher climates of winter approach. “Dry skin, also known as xerosis, is a common problem,” says Dr...
     
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    Staying fit while traveling to visit family and friends over the holiday season can be a challenge, especially when the wine and eggnog are flowing freely and grandma’s homemade pumpkin pie makes its magical appearance at the dinner table. However, staying fit and enjoying oneself do not need to be mutually...
     
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    With ice hockey and football seasons now in full swing, kinesiology experts are examining the prolonged effects of concussions on athletes. While many athletes think they are recovered and asymptomatic two days after a concussion, research published by the American College of Sports Medicine suggests the physiological...
     
  • Allergy-free skincare store launches in London.
    New ethical wellbeing brand, Premae Skincare, (pronounced Pre – may) launches its online store on Dec 1st 2011, becoming the 1st allergen-free skincare brand made in the UK. Premae Skincare pre-launched internationally in Africa, Uganda, this October, before announcing its arrival in its hometown,...
     
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    US Marshals, at the request of the FDA, seized all dietary supplements by a Wisconsin maker on December 1st, 2011, for false claims made about their safety and effectiveness in treating a number of diseases. The products manufactured at the Hillsboro, Wisconsin facility of Syntec Inc. are not FDA-approved and a...
     
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    Newly released data that looks at the drinking patterns of more than 200,000 criminal offenders monitored 24/7 for alcohol consumption shows that even when Big Brother is watching, drinking increases nearly 27% between Thanksgiving and January 2nd. Denver-based Alcohol Monitoring Systems, Inc., (AMS) has monitored...
     
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    “Cedar Fever” is a misnomer, as it is actually the pollen from the juniper tree that attacks with a vengeance from December to February every year, especially in southwestern states such as Texas. Cedar Fever is caused by inhaling pollen that is mainly dispersed by the wind. If you are an individual...