Halloween is quickly approaching and many shoppers are already looking for the newest costumes and decorations. In fact, in 2008, there were 36 million potential “trick-or-treaters” between the ages of 5 and 13. Despite the downturn in the economy, the National Retail federation estimated last year... ... read Tips for an eye-healthy Halloween
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Andropause is real. Men go through changes as they age because of a natural decline in hormones: central obesity, lost drive, not thinking sharply, doubting themselves, less energy, lowered libido. The good news—things definitely can be done about it.
Robert D. Willix, Jr., MD—Chief Medical Officer... ... read Male Menopause Symptoms: Keep Your Man Healthy
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No matter how your weight loss efforts may have stalled before, a new Seattle based team, Brilliance Weight Loss, has now launched to help take the guesswork and frustration out of losing fat.
The battle of lasting weight loss is one that few people ever conquer, but a new Seattle based company has... ... read Brilliance Weight Loss Will Give You the Tools for Effective Weight Loss
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A new study has found that an extract from green tea may be a useful treatment for uterine fibroids, a condition that affects 40 percent of women of reproductive age, commonly causing vaginal bleeding, anemia and fatigue.
Dr. Ayman Al-Hendy, director of clinical research at Meharry Medical College, and... ... read Green Tea May Help Treat Uterine Fibroids
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New research links a carcinogen known as aristolochic acid, which is found in some Chinese herbal products, including guan mu-tong, to a higher risk of urinary tract cancer.
The findings were reported December 21 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. The study involved 4,594 people in Taiwan... ... read Herbal ingredient, aristolochic, tied to urinary cancer by new research
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Americans of all races toss and turn in bed each night, and sleeplessness is affecting their jobs, social lives and even their sexual habits, the latest poll on U.S. sleep habits finds.
“Everybody is sleeping less; we do live in a nation of sleepy people,” said Dr. Jose Loredo, a professor... ... read Sleepless in America: Tips for a good night’s sleep
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Ketoacidosis occurs when diabetic people develop dangerously high levels of ketones, which are produced when stored fat is burned for energy.
Ketoacidosis, a sign that diabetes is uncontrolled, requires immediate medical attention.
The American Diabetes Association describes these common warning signs... ... read Diabetics should watch out for symptoms of Ketoacidosis
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Stress during pregnancy may raise the risk of asthma in children, according to researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston. The researchers investigated differences in immune function markers in cord blood between infants born to mothers in high stress environments... ... read Pre-natal stress may increase asthma risk in children
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Spring is in the air and millions of children are preparing to head out to the baseball field for America’s favorite past time. Unfortunately, with the start of the baseball season each spring, doctors report seeing an increase in elbow problems — and it’s occurring in baseball players... ... read Little league players getting injured younger; tips for prevention
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With the influx of new retailers offering bulk foods and double-digit sales growth in 2009, buying food in bulk is slated to be one of the biggest money-saving trends of 2010, according to the Bulk is Green Council.
Dedicated to helping consumers, food manufacturers and grocers learn about the environmental... ... read Bulk Foods offer Affordability, Sustainability without Sacrificing Quality
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