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October 31, 2014

Health & Fitness

  • Health And Wellness

    Medication Safety Tips For Cold & Flu Season

    (NAPSI)—Every year, more than 126,000 hospitalizations and 17,000 deaths in the U.S. are due to overdose or overuse of acetaminophen and NSAIDs, which are present in many prescription or over-the-counter pain medications.

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    Stamping Out Childhood Cancer A Footprint At A Time

    (NAPSI)—Although 42 children on average are diagnosed with cancer every day, the encouraging news is that the five-year survival rate is now nearly 90 percent. Nevertheless, to these children and their families, the 5 percent of government funding for cancer research that goes to study children’s cancer is simply not enough. Fortunately, some major corporations are stepping up to help—and you can, too. Here’s how:

  • Health And Wellness

    Online Program Leads To Fast Weight

    (NAPSI)—Paul Hart, 26, a single father in Las Vegas, struggled with his weight for years. As he passed the 250-pound mark, Hart decided it was time for a change. He didn’t want to develop Type 2 diabetes like his parents and he wanted to be active and healthy to enjoy playing with his 6-year-old daughter. So when Hart stumbled on an ad looking to test a new online personalized health tool for weight loss, he decided to give it a try.

Thursday 10/16/2014
Defying Dehydration
Updated: October 17, 2014 - 3:33 am

(NAPSI)—Good news for men and women whose skin becomes dull and tired as time goes by: Dermatologists recognize this as “age-related dehydration,” a serious skin care concern, and have created a way to overcome it.

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Thursday 10/09/2014
About Face: The Skin Care Transition
Updated: October 10, 2014 - 3:33 am

(NAPSI)—When the seasons change, many women have found, it's wise to adjust their skin care regimen to take a defensive stance against changes in weather.

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Wednesday 09/24/2014
Most facial hair friendly cities in America: Did yours make the list?
Updated: September 25, 2014 - 3:50 am

(BPT) - From the best skylines to the worst drivers, the list of distinctions bestowed upon cities is endless; but it’s the honor of hairiest havens that will have people scratching their chins.

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Thursday 08/28/2014
Eye On Looking Young
Updated: September 02, 2014 - 3:41 am

(NAPSI)—Anyone with an eye for success may see the wisdom in a study by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. It found that some 73 percent of women felt a youthful appearance played a role in getting a job, getting promoted or keeping clients.

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To Improve Your Smile, See An Orthodontist
Updated: September 02, 2014 - 3:41 am

(NAPSI)—Here’s something to smile about: No one is “too old” for orthodontic treatment. Healthy teeth can be moved at any age. Here are a few facts that can help guide adults in a quest for a healthy, beautiful smile.

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Friday 08/15/2014
College Guys: How to Look Dapper Even When You Live in a Dorm
Updated: August 15, 2014 - 3:41 am

(StatePoint) For college students, particularly men, grooming may not always be top of mind. Between classes, studying and all that socializing, time for such niceties can be limited. And for those living in shared spaces, communal bathrooms don’t make things any easier. 

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Make sportsmanship part of your child's (and your) game plan
Updated: August 22, 2014 - 3:36 am

(BPT) - You’ve probably been to a youth sporting event when an argument broke out between coaches and parents. Or maybe you’ve watched youth athletes refuse to help one another up or congratulate an opponent on a great play.  

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Tuesday 08/12/2014
Champagne Diamonds Make Fashion Transitions Pop This Fall
Updated: August 13, 2014 - 3:43 am

(NewsUSA) - Are you still trying to find the perfect accessory to your summer-to-fall-transition fashion staples? The answer may be as simple as adding the color of one gemstone: champagne diamonds from Rio Tinto's Argyle Mine in Australia.

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Friday 07/25/2014
Men need to take better care of their faces [Infographic]
Posted: July 25, 2014

(BPT) - Seventy-one percent of men think it is important to look good physically in order to succeed personally and professionally, but more than half aren’t using face wash or moisturizer. The Dove Men+Care Face Range is specifically designed to care for men’s skin in three easy steps.Learn more on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter with @DoveMenCare.

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Fresh fall hairstyles that take just minutes to create
Updated: July 29, 2014 - 3:44 am

(BPT) - Whether you’re a student or a busy mom, the morning routine goes into high gear once school starts again. Fitting in all the to-do’s without compromising style before rushing out the door can be a challenge, which is why a few tips and tricks from the experts can help ensure you look fabulous within minutes.

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Thursday 10/30/2014
It May Be Time To Have "The Talk" (Not That One)
Updated: October 31, 2014 - 3:33 am

(NAPSI)—If your family is among the approximately 80 million Americans currently avoiding the end-of-life discussion with their aging parents, you may want to rethink that. A conversation about end-of-life wishes can save families years of heartache, bickering and even legal issues.

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Cold/Flu Meds Pose Risks For High Blood Pressure
Updated: October 31, 2014 - 3:33 am

(NAPSI)—If you have high blood pressure and purchase an over-the-counter (OTC) medication, you may be getting more than you bargained for.

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Often Overlooked Women’s Health Issue Impacting Relationships
Updated: October 30, 2014 - 3:34 am

(StatePoint) An often overlooked women’s health issue is currently affecting a number of women, including married women between the ages of 30 and 50, and straining their relationships.

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How simple stomach pains can take you to hell and back
Updated: October 31, 2014 - 3:33 am

(BPT) - Kimberly Kuchler wasn’t too worried when she first felt some mild abdominal pains last summer. Young and full of energy, the former collegiate athlete wasn’t about to let anything slow her down, especially since her orthopedic sales job required her to be on call.

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Get to know gluten-free [Infographic]
Posted: October 30, 2014

(BPT) - Looking to start or maintain a gluten-free diet? The supermarket can often be difficult to navigate especially when shopping under specific dietary restrictions. Read on for quick and easy tips on how you can shop your local grocers and have a gluten-free diet without breaking the bank.

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FDA's message to moms: Eat more seafood
Updated: October 31, 2014 - 3:33 am

(BPT) - Your mother probably told you “fish is brain food.” Turns out she was right.

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The key to pursuing dreams for people with diabetes
Updated: October 31, 2014 - 3:33 am

(BPT) - When most people think of the 29.1 million people in the United States living with diabetes, they don’t think of competitive athletes who are performing at the top echelons of physically enduring sports like running, swimming, and cycling. These athletes are out there, and they’re competing at top levels thanks to active diabetes management.

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Wednesday 10/29/2014
The Road to Recovery
Posted: October 29, 2014

(BPT) - Cheryl Edwards was the host of her own radio talk show. But what she wants to talk about these days is how she made it through what she says was the darkest period of her life and how there’s hope for others to do the same.

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Tuesday 10/28/2014
Finding Answers to Growing Concerns About Water Fluoridation
Updated: October 29, 2014 - 3:33 am

(NewsUSA) - Up until the mid-1940s, tooth decay plagued the nation. Case in point: in 1942, almost 10 percent of the 2 million men examined by the Army were rejected for service because they didn't have 12 solid teeth out of 32.

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Tips for a food allergy-friendly Halloween [Infographic]
Posted: October 28, 2014

(BPT) - As the sun sets on Halloween night, children will transform into vampires, witches and pumpkins while they prepare for what many of them look forward to most – trick-or-treating. The suspense of not knowing what kind of treat you’ll get is always exciting, but this American trick-or-treating tradition can be a major concern for some families. An estimated one in 13 U.S. children lives with food allergies, a common cause of anaphylaxis (a potentially life-threatening allergic reaction). To be aware of those managing potentially life-threatening (severe) allergies, there are several things to keep in mind this Halloween season.

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