• Anesthesiologists Call it “Game Changer”
    Technology seen in sci-fi movies is being implemented in the real medical world. For more than 100 million Americans affected by chronic pain, a new FDA-approved neurostimulation treatment can help manage that pain—in many cases without the need for pain medication. Anesthesiologists with The University of...
     
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    August is National Breastfeeding Month. Health Net, Inc is supporting this annual initiative, spearheaded by the United States Breastfeeding Committee, by promoting the many benefits of breastfeeding. “It’s well established that breastfeeding is beneficial to both babies and mothers,” said Patricia...
     
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    National Pest Management Association Urges Caution When Dealing With These Dangerous Pests
    As summer slowly begins to wind down, stinging insects are entering into their most active time of year as they forage for food that will sustain them during the winter. The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) reminds those spending time outdoors that stinging insects, such as bees, wasps, and...
     
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    Rare exotic bloom causes big stink at Pittsburgh’s premier public garden.
    In late August 2013 at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, one of the world’s rarest, largest, and smelliest flowers, the legendary corpse flower (Amorphophallus titanum), is set to bloom. Best known for emitting an overwhelming scent resembling that of rotting flesh, the giant, and...
     
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    2013 Breastfeeding Hall of Excellence Inductees Announced
    Medela today announced the induction of three honorees to the Breastfeeding Hall of Excellence. The inductees—Sherry Payne, MSN, RN, CNE, IBCLC; David Duresky; and V. Kuroji Patrick—will each be awarded a $5,000 grant to fund research, sponsor continuing education, purchase equipment...
     
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    ManpowerGroup, the world leader in innovative workforce solutions and proud supporter of military veterans, will sponsor the first Wounded Warrior vs. Green Bay Packer/NFL Alumni Flag Football Challenge, to be held Saturday, August 10 at 6:00 p.m. at St. Norbert College in De Pere,...
     
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    Cases involving children ingesting magnets quintupled between 2002 and 2011, with ingestion of multiple magnets generally resulting in more serious outcomes, including emergency surgery. The results of a study documenting a rapid rise in pediatric injuries was published online yesterday in Annals of Emergency...
     
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    Sound Relief Hearing Center’s Dr. Julie Prutsman Addresses Hearing Issues Among School-Aged Children.
    In conjunction with the end of the summer, Dr. Julie Prutsman of Sound Relief Hearing Center, Colorado’s premier provider of hearing and tinnitus services, today released recommendations for parents of school-aged children on child-specific hearing issues. Hearing loss and tinnitus are not uncommon in children,...
     
  • Most people think the main reason we get wrinkles is because of too much sun. That's why we stay out of it when we can, wear sunblock when we go outside, and never, ever get within 15 feet of a tanning bed. So why are we still getting wrinkles? New research reveals that glycation and glycotoxins (byproducts of...
     
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    The Vitamin Shoppe has announced that on August 17th from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. local time, Vitamin Shoppe stores across America will host a free “Share the Health” Expo. The first 50 customers in each store will receive a goodie bag with a selection of free samples including; Oxylent...