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    People with cataract-related vision loss who have had cataract surgery to improve their sight are living longer than those with visual impairment who chose not to have the procedure, according to an Australian cohort study published this month in Ophthalmology, the journal of the American Academy of...
     
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    K9 Fit Club, the Nation's First Indoor Workout Facility dedicated to the health, fitness and wellness of pooches and their people, has added 3 new Certified Licensee Locations across the country. Those opening a K9 Fit Club location are required to attend a 3-Day Certification and Training Program at the company...
     
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    Chronic illnesses and hospitalizations are no laughing matter, until you're living them and realize that laughter helps you get through these difficult times. Carla Ulbrich—the Singing Patient—laughed and sang her way through a stroke, kidney failure, and severe lupus. Ulbrich explains to Lori Hartwell...
     
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    Avoiding GMOs in beauty products
    Andalou Naturals, premier manufacturer of innovative fruit stem cell-based skin, body and hair care, is leading the way this October for GMO Awareness Month. When Andalou Naturals achieved Non-GMO Project verification in January 2013, they were already 100 percent Gluten-Free, Vegetarian, Cruelty-Free, and Eco-...
     
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    Polar, the leader in heart rate monitoring and fitness assessment technologies, has launched the Polar GoFit iPad app, a solution for physical education teachers facing the challenge of objectively evaluating students based on their individual efforts in PE class. The new app works with the Polar H7 Bluetooth heart...
     
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    "I'm so fat." "I need to lose five pounds." "I'll never be thin." "I can't believe my nine year-old thinks she's fat." "I feel huge." "This is the last thing I'm eating today." "My son is constantly exercising." Which one of...
     
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    This month, Whole Kids Foundation is launching its annual fundraising campaign with the goal of raising $3 million to provide schools nationwide with salad bars, gardens and nutrition education classes for teachers. "With one-third of the nation's children overweight or obese, and 31.6 million children...
     
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    Maintaining a Healthy pH Balance “Down There”
    Many women never have the benefit of a frank, open discussion about feminine health and the importance of maintaining a healthy pH balance “down there.” Many women do not realize the vagina is a delicate ecosystem that requires a balanced environment to remain healthy; and events like menstruation, sex,...
     
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    With help from the generous American public, MDA sponsors, and a diverse roster of musical performers and celebrity presenters, the 48th annual MDA Show of Strength Telethon raised $59,583,555 to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association. The two-hour telethon aired primetime Sunday, Sept. 1 on ABC television...
     
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    Support Pennsylvania farmers, communities and jobs this Labor Day weekend by using locally produced food in meals shared with families and friends. "Buying local products is good for Pennsylvania," Agriculture Secretary George Greig said. "When you buy products grown or made here, you support local...