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    Photo & Video competition offers $100,000 in prizes
    GNC Holdings Inc, the nation's largest specialty retailer of health, wellness and sports nutrition products, is launching a nationwide campaign for customers to enter their own personal health and wellness success stories in the Me on GNC photo and video contest. The competition offers $100,000 in prizes for...
     
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    The following is an opinion editorial provided by Dr. Barry Malinowski, Pediatrician and Medical Director for Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Ohio: When was the last time you walked into a room full of kids and saw them moving around rather than sitting around playing video games? As medical director for Anthem...
     
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    Between obligations from family and work as well as distractions from TVs, computers and smartphones, sometimes the last thing on people's minds is sleep. According to the National Center on Sleep Disorder Research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), as much as 40 percent of the US population suffers from...
     
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    Some people have the wrong idea about hospice care. They think that hospice is only about dying and that hospice is the place you go when there's nothing more to be done. Nothing could be further from the truth. Hospice helps people with a life-limiting illness focus on living as fully as possible for as long as...
     
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    Boston Children's Hospital announces the Female Athlete Program, co-directed by Kathryn Ackerman, MD, MPH and Martha Murray, MD, both of the Sports Medicine Division. One of the only programs in the country of its kind, the Female Athlete Program combines sports medicine specialties to help pediatric and adult...
     
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    On Wednesday, April 24, at 8:30 p.m. EDT, FertileHeart.com founder/author Julia Indichova will honor Infertility Awareness Week with a free webinar/teleconference addressing the challenges linked to the catchall diagnosis of infertility. Participants are welcome to register for the call through the events page of...
     
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    Just like their human counterparts, when pets are afflicted with even seemingly minor ailments such as an ear infection, stomach ache or cough, it can prompt a visit to the doctor. While the majority of these conditions are rarely life threatening, they can become chronic and expensive to treat. Veterinary Pet...
     
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    April is National Soyfoods Month, and celebrating with delicious and affordable soyfoods – high in high-quality protein, fiber, vitamins, and minerals – has never been easier, according to the Soyfoods Association of North America (SANA). Throughout the month of April, soyfoods will be promoted in...
     
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    Declining health is the number one longevity concern for middle-income Americans, nearly four times the concern over inadequate retirement savings (10 percent) or outliving their money (9 percent), the latest study released by the Bankers Life and Casualty Company Center For A Secure Retirement  (CSR) reveals....
     
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    Millions of people suffer from allergies every spring, including many children. In fact, according to the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, about 40 percent of children in the United States suffer from allergic rhinitis, also known as hay fever. Hay fever is triggered by breathing in allergens,...