Monthly Archives: March 2012

Healthy children’s options are now appearing on restaurant menus

Healthy children’s options are now appearing on restaurant menus (ARA) – Today’s youth might be the first generation of American children to be less healthy than their parents, with childhood obesity more than tripling in the past 30 years. What’s encouraging, however, is that this is a time of increased national focus on healthy eating…

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Early colon cancer detection means earlier treatment

Early colon cancer detection means earlier treatment – what are the treatment options? (ARA) – Colon cancer is the No. 2 cancer killer in the United States because it frequently catches people unaware, according to the National Cancer Institute. But half of the colon-cancer deaths each year could be avoided if every adult older than…

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Bid adieu to achoo: finding relief from spring allergies

Bid adieu to achoo: finding relief from spring allergies (ARA) – For many, spring signifies the budding of flowers and longer days filled with warm sunshine. But for one in five people, spring also means allergies are in full swing. Seasonal allergies, also called allergic rhinitis, cause cold-like signs and symptoms such as itchiness in…

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Top tasty food trends that can benefit your family’s health

Top tasty food trends that can benefit your family’s health (ARA) – A visit to your local grocer provides thousands of food options, and it’s likely you’ve recently noticed an increase in the number of healthier choices, including organic offerings and expanded produce selections. But what are the next big things when it comes to…

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Surprising facts you should know about hearing loss

Surprising facts you should know about hearing loss (ARA) – When it comes to our health, many Americans have two realities: what we know and what we think we know. When what we think we know is less than accurate, it can be as harmful to our health as the things we don’t know at…

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