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  • June is Cataract Awareness Month!

    June 27, 2015

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    From: http://yoursightmatters.com Prevent Blindness America has declared June as Cataract Awareness Month. Cataracts are the leading cause of vision loss in the United States, and it is the leading cause of blindness in the world. There are 24 million Americans over the age of 40 who are affected by cataracts, so it seems fitting that an entire ...
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  • Science Weighs In on High-Heels

    June 21, 2015

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      From: http://well.blogs.nytimes.com By GRETCHEN REYNOLDS CreditGetty Images Gretchen Reynolds on the science of fitness. Many commentators have pointed out that the new movie “Jurassic World” is scientifically suspect, if not fantastical. But they have overlooked one of the more prominent ways in which the blockbuster diverges from established research. The movie’s heroine runs from rampaging beasts in high heels, without ...
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  • Tips for Working Out in the Summer Heat

    June 14, 2015

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    From: http://www.shape.com Beat the heat and hit your workout hard with these summertime tips By FitSugar Warmer, sunny days are finally here, but after exercising in cooler Spring temps, hot and humid 80-degree days can feel overwhelming. Running, biking, hiking, even walking feels harder in the heat, so here are some tips to help you get through your Summer workouts. Be ...
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  • When ‘Good’ Cholesterol Is Even Better

    June 2, 2015

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    From: www.rxwiki.com HDL cholesterol function may be important factor in heart disease risk May 27, 2015 / Author:  Beth Greenwood / Reviewed by: Joseph V. Madia, MD Beth Bolt, RPh (dailyRx News) Good, better, best — when it comes to cholesterol, you want more of the good kind. But there may be an even better version of the good ...
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  • 11 Ways To Sleep Better Tonight

    May 25, 2015

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    From: Prevention.com By HOLLY PHILLIPS, MD, FOR RODALENEWS.COM While sleep needs vary, most adults require 7 to 9 hours per night. The best way to determine how much sleep you need is to do a little experiment: First, try to catch up on sleep for several nights on a weeklong vacation during which you can turn in when ...
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  • Strawberry-Pretzel Icebox Pie

    May 22, 2015

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    From: SouthernLiving.com Photo: Jennifer Davick; Prop Styling: Heather Chadduck   This chilled, creamy strawberry icebox pie is the dessert equivalent of a swimming hole–so refreshing you can’t help but dive in. Serve with lightly sweetened, sliced strawberries. Ingredients Print Recipe 2 cups finely crushed pretzel sticks 3/4 cup butter, melted 1/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar 2 cups sliced fresh strawberries 1 (14-oz.) can ...
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  • A Checklist for Seasonal Allergy Sufferers

    May 1, 2015

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    Article from webmd.com In the spring and fall, tree, grass, and weed pollens become airborne and can cause sneezing, a runny nose, and itchiness in your nose, throat, and eyes. Doctors call it seasonal allergic rhinitis or allergic conjunctivitis (when it affects the eyes), but most of us just call it hay fever. Even when the pollen count ...
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  • Could a2 Milk Solve Lactose Intolerance Symptoms For Some?

    April 22, 2015

    A new brand of milk arrives at some California grocery stores this month as its makers pin their market hopes on a controversial theory that one tiny protein may be the culprit behind some people’s dairy-induced tummy troubles. The beverage is called a2 Milk — a direct nod to a single protein, called A2, now fueling ...
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  • Mobile App Like Instagram Helps Doctors with Second Opinions

    April 13, 2015

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      © 2015 CBS Interactive Inc. All Rights Reserved. Dr. Alan MacGill, a foot and ankle specialist in Boynton Beach, Florida, sees many complicated cases at his private practice. MacGill sometimes wishes he could get a second opinion from a colleague before making any critical decisions about a patient’s care. One recent case stands out in his mind. ...
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  • The Future of Food

    April 8, 2015

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    Charles Michel. A young Franco-Colombian chef, Michel has bold ideas about the future of food. From chocolate mousse made with mashed up bees to innovative bowls and spoons that will make us eat more healthily, he’s hacking food in remarkable ways. A classically trained chef who spent his early years in France and Italy, including a ...
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