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    Nonprofit issues renewed call for citizens to unite with veterans and veterans organizations
    The Disabled Veterans National Foundation (dvnf.org), a nonprofit veterans service organization that focuses on helping men and women who serve and return home wounded or sick after defending our safety and our freedom, is reminding Americans of the importance of Veterans Day. The organization is asking that...
     
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    First large population-based study investigating long-term risks supports need for ophthalmologic follow-up of children and adults born before 32 weeks of gestation
    Children born extremely prematurely have up to a 19 times greater risk of retinal detachment later in life than peers born at term, according to a Swedish study published this month in Ophthalmology, the journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. In the first large population-based, long-term...
     
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    Scar removal products company offers insight into the secrets of beautiful skin and how to age gracefully
    Scarfade.com, a leader in scar treatment products, has introduced an infographic to help people learn the secrets of healthy-looking skin. Entitled “Keeping Your Skin Healthy,” it has some interesting facts and tips related to aging gracefully and improving the skin’s capacity to heal quickly....
     
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    Corgenix Medical Corporation, developer of the AspirinWorks® Test, says study highlights importance of measuring thromboxane biomarker to determine aspirin response
    A major new study conducted in Ireland found that 20 percent of patients with established heart disease were not adequately protected by aspirin. Corgenix Medical Corporation, developers of the AspirinWorks® Test for aspirin effect, said the study adds more evidence to the importance of accurately...
     
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    Discover versatile wine pairings for an array of holiday foods and flavors
    With so many people and palates arriving at your doorstep to celebrate the season, it’s important to offer an array of adaptable wines that pair with a variety of fall and winter fare. Here to the rescue is a budget-friendly selection of foolproof wines that promise perfect pairings every time. Whether your...
     
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    2014 Ranking of Most Walkable US Cities and Neighborhoods
    Just in time for 2014 New Year's resolutions to live healthier and save money, Walk Score issued the company's 2014 ranking of Most Walkable US Cities and Neighborhoods. The new ranking helps empower Americans to find places to live that offer a breadth of nearby amenities including food, entertainment,...
     
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    Decades worth of research shows that tea—the second most consumed beverage in the world—may help prevent chronic illnesses, including heart disease, certain types of cancer and type 2 diabetes. New research shows tea has been found to help promote weight loss and maintain a healthy weight, improve bone...
     
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    Move over Black Friday and Cyber Monday – here comes Workout Wednesday. In an effort to help individuals combat some of the effects of holiday weight gain (and reinforce healthy lifestyle choices throughout the year), the American Council on Exercise (ACE) today launched a program to help steer the public toward...
     
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    November is National Diabetes Month, spotlighting a disease that is becoming ever more common in the United States (US). According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of Americans with diagnosed diabetes nearly quadrupled in the last three decades, increasing from 5.6 million to 20.9...
     
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    In 2012, Veterinary Pet Insurance Co. (VPI), the nation's oldest and largest provider of pet health insurance, received more than 55,000 claims for cancer diagnosis and treatment in pets – making cancer-related conditions collectively one of the most common type of medical claim received. In fact, last year...