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    Sophie* is a 15-year-old cross country runner who has a history of a foot stress fracture and shin splints. She often does not eat prior to her workouts. Recently, she has felt fatigued and weak during her races, saying her legs feel heavy and she sometimes feels dizzy. She has been running every day, averaging 40 to...
     
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    A thin ring inserted into the eye could soon offer a reading-glasses-free remedy for presbyopia, the blurriness in near vision experienced by many people older than the age of 40, according to a study released Saturday at AAO 2014, the 118th annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. A corneal...
     
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    Osteoporosis can lead to painful fractures, disability, and early death, but the disease continues to be ignored by the general public and neglected by doctors during routine physical check-ups. New survey findings released on World Osteoporosis Day by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) show that 90...
     
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    Dole Packaged Foods, recipient of the Tournament of Roses' Sweepstakes Trophy for the past four consecutive years, is excited to kick-off celebrations around its 2015 Rose Parade entry, "Rhythm of Hawaii," with its Sweet Inspirations Sweepstakes. Launching today through December 5, 2014, fans can enter...
     
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    Kool Smiles, a leading provider of quality dental care in underserved communities, is coordinating for the third year 'Operation Troop Treats', a nationwide program designed to promote dental hygiene during the Halloween season and give kids the opportunity to send overseas troops a sweet reminder of home....
     
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    Gold Crest Care Center, a trusted NYC nursing home, urges senior citizens and their families to learn the basics of proper nutrition for senior citizens. The nursing facility's staff has created a short list of key tips for families and seniors looking to improve their mental and physical health through dietary...
     
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    On Thursday, Oct. 16, Maria Menounos, E! Entertainment TV host and two-time New York Times best-selling author, will team up with Ocean Spray to show consumers how small steps—like staying hydrated—can help make their lives even better and build to a healthier lifestyle. The site of the iconic cranberry...
     
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    Finding the right Medicare plan matters. With hundreds of policies to choose from, and so much information to understand, many people guess when choosing a policy and end up paying too much for a plan that doesn't cover what they need. Open enrollment period for Medicare begins October 15. To help baby...
     
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    Americans with chronic pain say that current treatments using prescription painkillers do not work, leading to years of intense suffering, thoughts of suicide, and often dependence on the medications, according to a new national survey sponsored by the Center for Public Advocacy at the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation...
     
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    On World Food Day (October 16, 2014), Knorr is partnering with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) rallying people globally to pledge their support for building a world with zero hunger at wfp.org/pledge. Knorr will also support WFP’s ‘Home Grown School Meals Programme’ and provide one...
     
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