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    A new study analyzing concussion data for NFL players during the 16-game regular season schedules for 2012 and 2013 may provide insight that could lead to safer play, including a pathway for concussion-prevention strategies. Highlights of the study include: * NFL players are 30 percent less likely to sustain...
     
  • Largest and most comprehensive review of “FIT” finds it is an effective cancer-screening tool
    Tests that require patients to collect a single stool sample at home and then send it to a lab for analysis will detect about 79 percent of colorectal cancers, according to a new evidence review published in the Annals of Internal Medicine. The review of 19 studies examining eight different fecal immunochemical tests...
     
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    French bulldog continues its remarkable rise in popularity
    Labrador retriever lovers have spoken! The American Kennel Club (AKC) announced today that the intelligent, family-friendly breed has taken the #1 spot on the most popular list for the 23rd consecutive year, the longest reign at the top in AKC history. “Owning bigger breeds—an economic indicator of sorts...
     
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    Authentic Tajima Kobe beef has healthy omega-3 fatty acids
    The world’s best beef is Japanese Kobe beef with an A5 grade, which means it offers the best marbling, taste, and tenderness. But beyond the enjoyment of having Kobe beef as New York Strip Steaks or Tajima Kobe Beef Wagyu steaks, eating Kobe beef can also improve your health,...
     
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    Terminix identifies most rodent-infested cities
    Shaping up to be one of the coldest winters in memory, the recent polar vortex is driving both people and rodents indoors. Today, Terminix, the world’s largest pest control provider, released its list of most rodent-infested cities, with San Francisco taking the top spot.  Based on...
     
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    Philadelphia health coach holds “virtual dinner party” teaching women across the world a new way to lose weight
    Jessica Procini—a standup comedian turned certified holistic weight loss coach and founder of the web TV series called J-ciniTV—is the brains behind a revolutionary and highly effective way to lose weight that has nothing to do with counting calories or killing yourself at the gym. It’s called...
     
  • Crunchmaster will satisfy your guests’ snack cravings
    As you prepare for your big game parties, you will want to stock up on great tasting, gluten-free snacks. There is a high probability that some of your friends and family are currently on a gluten free diet. According to Mintel research (June ‘13), nearly one quarter of Americans say that they, or someone in...
     
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    Midwest Dairy Council offers tips for managing lactose intolerance, including better ways to include dairy in your diet
    February is Lactose Intolerance Awareness Month, a time dedicated to educating people about a condition that is often misunderstood. What many individuals don’t realize is that a person can have lactose intolerance and still enjoy the taste and nutritional benefits of dairy foods. A primary goal for Lactose...
     
  • Healthy snacks will be the big scorers this Sunday
    Game watchers will end zone dance their way to healthier snacking on Sunday with The Hain Celestial Group, a leading organic and natural products company. The special teams portfolio of organic, natural, and non-GMO snacks, including Garden of Eatin’, Sensible Portions, TERRA, and Bearitos, scores points with...
     
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    As the biggest football game of the year draws near, so do game day parties full of calorie-laden finger foods that can easily deter us from our healthy lifestyles. To help fans keep at the top of their health game this year, Rainbow Light Nutritional Systems, the number one-selling natural vitamin brand for 25...