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  • Get Active! Get Outdoors for National Great Outdoors Month

    Americans (yes, norteamericanos y sudamericanos) have always been passionate about our outdoor spaces, loving expansive views and wide open places. June is a time to celebrate the great outdoors by participating in a wide range of recreational ac...

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  • Ortho Evra Users - The Verdict Is In!

    The FDA today announced that it has approved that Ortho McNeil, the manufacturer of the Ortho Evra Contraceptive Transdermal Patch make some changes to the medication's label. The label will now include results of a new study that found that women...

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  • Stemming the Tide of Diabetes: Screening for Pre-Diabetes

    Researchers at RTI International, North Carolina report an epidemic of diabetes in the US, correlated to this country's rising rate of overweight and obese people. Thomas Hoerger, Ph.D., author of a study published in Diabetes Care based on resea...

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  • Guidelines Identify Children with Meningitis

    A standard battery of five tests is highly accurate in detecting the difference between viral meningitis and more dangerous bacterial meningitis, according to a report in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The tests are called the B...

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  • Protect Your Brain - Eat More Salmon, Eggs and Walnuts

    I have written before about the benefits of Omega 3 fatty acids. Now scientists at the Universite Laval provide us with one more reason to eat a diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids: they may protect the brain against progressive neuron death - a fac...

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  • Healthline Secures Financing and Partnerships

    Thanks to the wonders of technology (DVD's), this weekend I saw William Wylers' 1958 classic film, The Big Country. The days of settling a piece of land with 100 miles of fence and some ranch hands are gone, but the basics of a successful venture...

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  • Symptom Search: Healthline's New Product

    Healthline just launched a Product we are all excited about, Symptom Search. I have been involved in Symptom Search since I began working here about a year ago. Working behind the scenes and trying to translate the wide world of health care knowle...

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  • May is National Mental Health Month - Get Connected

    This month, take stock of your social relationships. Our world and our lives are getting more difficult - we need each now more than ever. Relationships with family and friends help get us through tough times. Mental Health America's theme for ...

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  • World Breastfeeding Week

    If you've ever given birth to a child (in America at least) or know anyone who has, then you may have heard of La Leche League International. LLLI, a true grass roots group that has flourished into a major international organization, is a formidab...

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  • March is National Nutrition Month: Eat Your Fruit!

    The American Dietetic Association asks us to observe National Nutrition Month. See our own Andrea Giancola's excellent blog posts about this observance:100% Fad Free Continued100% Fad Free: National Nutrition MonthAndrea is a Registered Dietitian...

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