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    Lack of variety leads to lack of quality nutrients
    Four fruits and vegetables accounts for the majority of selected phytonutrient intake by U.S. adults, according to a new study published online in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association. Of total alpha-carotene intake, 72% was consumed from carrots, 81% of lycopene intake came from tomatoes (and/or tomato...
     
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    The use of multiple medications is associated with increased severity of erectile dysfunction, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published online in the British Journal of Urology International. This study surveyed 37,712 ethnically diverse men from Southern California and found that men taking various...
     
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    Michelle Obama explains value of healthy food.
    Even Michelle Obama admits her biggest indulgence is French fries, and she's not afraid to talk about it. Known for featuring leading industry experts like Arthur Agatston, MD, Denise Austin, Joy Bauer, Ellie Krieger, Mallika Marshall, MD, and Jillian Michaels, EverydayHealth.com welcomes America's First Lady...
     
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    Clinical Trial Success Brings Researchers Closer to a Cure
    Researchers at Hadassah Hospital in Israel, led by Dr. Eyal Banin, have completed a clinical trial that tested the use of gene therapy to restore sight to patients suffering from Leber's Congenital Amaurosis (LCA). Dana and Yossi, two participants in this study, suffer from LCA, the most severe form of all...
     
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    Throughout the United States, families and friends gather together for Thanksgiving. Planning ahead is important – especially when hosting an elderly relative with special needs. That might mean preparing a new food, making sure the table can accommodate a wheelchair, or setting an extra place for a home health...
     
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    Orion Therapeutics, LLC, a Michigan-based biotech company, has introduced Cantavita, the first time-release “ultra” antioxidant dietary supplement. A tablet taken twice daily, Cantavita neutralizes the five major forms of health-damaging free radicals that have been linked to many serious diseases. Many...
     
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    Mayo Clinic researchers have amassed additional evidence that secondhand smoke kills and smoke-free workplace laws save lives. The study will be presented to the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions on Monday in Orlando. Their research shows that the incidence of heart attacks and sudden cardiac...
     
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    For the past 30 years, companies like McDonald's, Dunkin' Donuts, and Pizza Hut relied on his research to know what food you wanted to eat. Now, the man responsible for helping feed you delicious food for three decades is using the same science to help Americans lose weight during the holiday season. Award...
     
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    Currently, one out of four women between the ages of 30 and 59 suffer from incontinence and after the age of 59, more than 50 percent of women suffer. Similarly, pelvic organ prolapse occurs in approximately half of the women who have had children by vaginal delivery and can cause incontinence and/or pain and...
     
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    Obesity is the leading medical disqualifier for military service, and children get up to 40% of their daily calories during the school day, the retired military leaders noted. Citing Defense Department estimates that 1 in 4 young adults are too overweight to join the military, more than 100 retired generals and...