• February 24, 2015

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    Many G.M.O.-Free Labels, Little Clarity Over Rules

    NYTimes. Few industry debates are as heated these days as the one about labeling foods that contain genetically modified ingredients.


  • February 20, 2015

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    What’s in Those Supplements?

    NYTimes.

    The New York State attorney general’s office accused four national retailers on Monday of selling dietary supplements that were fraudulent and in many cases contaminated with unlisted ingredients.


    The authorities s

  • February 18, 2015

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    My knees crack a lot when I stand up. Should I be worried?

    Health Magazine. If you’re not experiencing pain or swelling, no. Experts used to think that cracking your joints caused arthritis, but the latest research shows no such link. These sounds happen for a few reasons. First, when you stand up, the load on your

  • February 16, 2015

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    Coffee May Cut Melanoma Risk

    NYTimes. Drinking coffee is associated with a slightly reduced risk for skin cancer, a new study has found.


    Researchers used health and dietary data on 447,357 non-Hispanic whites ages 50 to 71 who were cancer free at the start of the

  • February 12, 2015

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    For Athletes, the Time of an Event Can Affect Performance

    NYTimes. Athletes have long sought ways to gain even a small edge that can make the difference between getting a medal and finishing in the middle of the pack, like altitude training or even performance-enhancing drugs.


    Now British res

  • February 10, 2015

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    Balance Educational Series – Video 1.

    This is the first of several videos in our Balance Educational Series. For more information on Balance and ways to improve it, check out our unique Fall Prevention Series and FREE Balance Testing Class. CLICK HERE to sign up or have someon

  • February 4, 2015

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    High Cholesterol Takes Its Toll Over Time

    NYTimes. Having high cholesterol in your 30s and 40s increases your risk for heart disease, and the longer it stays elevated, the greater the risk, a new study reports.


    Researchers studied 1,478 people, average age 55, who were free of

  • February 8, 2015

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    Blueberries May Lower Blood Pressure

    NYTimes.

    Can a cup of blueberries keep the doctor away? Maybe.


    Researchers conducted a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of 40 postmenopausal women ages 45 to 65 with high blood pressure. Half ate 22 grams of fr