• The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (MSAA) recognizes March as MS Awareness Month. MSAA urges everyone to help raise awareness of multiple sclerosis throughout your community and help improve the lives today for people with MS and their families. MSAA offers the following ways to learn about MS and support...
     
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    Runners often cite the wide array of health benefits—physical, mental, and emotional—as their motivation to keep logging the miles. But like any strenuous physical activity, running can also lead to overuse injuries. One of those injuries affecting women in particular is a foot pain so intense that it...
     
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    Proper preparation, cooking and storage can keep foods safe while maintaining their flavor and nutrients. For National Nutrition Month and its 2014 theme "Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right," the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' and ConAgra Foods' Home Food Safety program offers ways to get the most...
     
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    An app to support medical treatment One of the big challenges in chronic pain treatment is the discrepancy between what happens in everyday life and what can be remembered in the doctor's office. During the day, the pain level can fluctuate significantly; the pain location might change over time, and so forth....
     
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    With the right tools, kids can express their creativity in the kitchen and help with meal prep. We're rounded up our favorite kid-friendly kitchen tools that will get families excited about cooking, baking and preparing tasty treats. From mini heart-shaped apple pies to flower-shaped chicken empanadas, the new...
     
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    iTi Tropicals, Inc., an industry leader in high quality tropical and exotic fruit puree and concentrates, says the growth trend of coconut water concentrate will continue and feels the coconut business can have significant economic value when virtually every part of the coconut palm is used. “A coconut tree is...
     
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    The role of the so-called "obesity hormone" leptin and hormones used for birth control in the development of multiple sclerosis (MS) is examined in two new studies released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 66th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, April 26 to May 3, 2014....
     
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    Buckeye Community Health Plan (BCHP) offers tips for heart disease prevention that can save lives
    “According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in this country.,” said Ronald Charles, MD, vice president for medical affairs for Buckeye Community Health Plan. “About 715,000 Americans have a heart attack every year, and approximately...
     
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    Warning, you’re going to want to brush your teeth after reading this
    Very few people truly understand where their cavities are coming from, reports Dr. Joseph Field at the nationally recognized Peninsula Center of Cosmetic Dentistry. Equating cavities with eating sugar is too simplistic, he notes, and everyone needs to learn the full details if they want to save tens of...
     
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    New Alcohol Justice fact sheet
    Alcohol Justice released a new fact sheet today (available at AlcoholJustice.org) summarizing recent research on alcohol and cancer risk. “We looked at peer-reviewed, scientific reports which closely examined the relationship between alcohol consumption and cancer,” stated Alcohol Justice director of...