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    Knowledge of melanoma is key for prevention, detection, and treatment
    When it comes to melanoma and other skin cancers, misconceptions abound. It is important to understand what will help prevent melanomas and what might actually increase a person’s risk. Here are four common myths related to melanoma and other skin cancers. MYTH: Dark skin doesn’t burn so those with it won...
     
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    Essential Formulas (EFI), distributor of Dr. Ohhira’s Probiotics and Chia Omega products, announced today the establishment of the Dr. Thomas E. Speer Scholarship for students of chiropractic attending the prestigious Logan College of Chiropractic located in Chesterfield, Missouri. The scholarship will primarily...
     
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    When the clocks change on Sunday most of North America may want to cling to that extra hour of sleep. But the reality is that this time shift from Daylight Saving Time to Standard Time may actually compromise sleep rhythms, according to researchers. Tart cherries, a natural source of melatonin, may help us get back on...
     
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    Dentists don't want to put a damper on the Halloween fun; they just want to help patients avoid cavities. As the American Dental Association (ADA) prepares to kick off its 154th Annual Session in New Orleans on Halloween, dentists want to offer some candy-eating tips that will help keep cavity-causing sugar...
     
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    Your pillow has a message for you: "Your snoring is annoying and could be dangerous to your health." Frequent loud snoring, pauses in breathing and gasping for air are not only habits that annoy your bed pillows, but could also be signs of sleep apnea. This serious sleep disorder has been linked to obesity,...
     
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    Chronic inflammation—not cholesterol—is the cause of heart disease. Many doctors and research scientists now believe that most chronic diseases may have the same root cause: inflammation. Chronic low-grade inflammation has been linked to heart attacks, strokes, type 2 diabetes, Alzheimer's disease, and...
     
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    Fuel Up to Play 60 To Launch Nationwide Search
    Today, only half of American children get the recommended amount of exercise, so it's more important than ever to take action and encourage kids to get out and get moving. The Quaker Oats Company, a subsidiary of PepsiCo, Inc., has a trusted 135 year heritage and understands the importance of helping to fuel...
     
  • The National Domestic Violence Hotline (NDVH) announced today that visitors to TheHotline.org looking for information or help will now be able to chat live online with advocates thanks to a $250,000 donation from Verizon, through its HopeLine program. The organization also learned that it has the opportunity to...
     
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    Forget New Year's; a study published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association, Internal Medicine found that Mondays are when smokers are most likely to think about quitting. Researchers from San Diego State University, the Santa Fe Institute, The Monday Campaigns and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg...
     
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    Resources and Support Groups to Help Families Manage Stress
    According to a recent survey, released by Sunrise Senior Living today, nearly four in 10 American caregivers say they are likely to feel stressed about coordinating their older loved one's care during the holiday season. In addition, more than a third reports that they are likely to feel stressed around the...