• Tonight, Michael J. Fox returns to television as the star of his own sitcom after more than two decades living with Parkinson’s disease. Fox’s decision to return to primetime has injected Parkinson’s into the national conversation—a conversation already transformed by The Michael J. Fox...
     
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    EyePromise® EZ Tears now backed by a 30-day money-back guarantee
    ZeaVision® the parent company of EyePromise eye vitamins has introduced a new 30-day money-back guarantee for their dry eye and contact lens comfort formula, EyePromise EZ Tears. Based upon the outstanding results of recent clinical trials in subjects with dry eye and contact lens discomfort, EyePromise EZ Tears...
     
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    As men live longer with disease, survey findings suggest patients and caregivers need increased opportunities for open dialogue and more comprehensive support
    Astellas Pharma US, Inc. and Medivation, Inc. today announced results of a national survey of men with advanced prostate cancer and caregivers of men with advanced prostate cancer. Results showed that while patients who participated in the survey are generally optimistic, a good number may feel isolated in coping with...
     
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    Atlanta plastic surgeon says a more thorough understanding of anatomy can help women better monitor their breast health
    There is more to breasts than meets the eye, says Atlanta plastic surgeon Dr. Paul Feldman. In fact, just as much breast tissue can be found in the underarm area, what is called the “axillary tail,” as in the visible breast mound. To raise awareness for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM) in...
     
  • Michael J. Fox’s return to network television opens door to conversation about brain health
    A new online survey of more than 2,000 US adults, sponsored by The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF), reveals that nearly one in five Americans (17 percent) care enough about their brain health that they think about it on a day-to-day basis— but also that myths and misperceptions...
     
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    September 2013 is the seventh annual Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month. As one of the world’s leading atrial fibrillation (AF or afib) awareness-raising organizations, StopAfib.org has shared a wealth of information about this potentially life-threatening disease. Afib, the most common irregular heartbeat, can...
     
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    Survey finds some feel they are indispensable and can’t miss work when they’re sick
    Cold-and-flu season is notoriously unpredictable, but there’s one thing you can count on: People will get sick. And when they do, many will bring their germs to work, putting others at risk.  Why? They feel they’re “essential” or have too much on their plates. A survey released today by...
     
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    Garden of Life™, the #1 selling whole foods supplements brand in the Natural Products Industry according to SPINS, has received the Non-GMO Project Verification seal for 44 of its Vitamin Code supplements. The verification was awarded by the Non-GMO Project, the only independent certification program...
     
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    Frost & Sullivan: Targeted intake of dietary supplements substantially reduces the risk of disease-related events and associated hospitalization costs
    The current US health care system does not place a strong emphasis on preventive medicine. Approximately 75 percent of total healthcare expenses are on preventable diseases, while only 3 percent is invested in disease prevention programs. Although the cost-effectiveness of prevention is still under debate, its role as...
     
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      *Better dental care for people with chronic medical conditions can reduce medical costs by more than $1,000 per person per year, even after the added expense of providing the dental care   *Companies that integrate medical benefits with dental benefits can provide their employees with...