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American Diabetes Month: Why diabetics should get tested for kidney disease

(BPT) – Diabetes is the number one cause of kidney failure in the United States. However, if you are among the 50 percent of Americans who have diabetes or prediabetes, you are not destined for kidney failure. There are several things you can do to protect your kidneys and prevent serious and life-threatening consequences. “Diabetes-related […]

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Exercise associated with reduced risk of breast cancer in African American women

Regular exercise, including brisk walking, is associated with a decrease in the incidence of breast cancer in African American women. In a recently published study in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, researchers from Boston University’s Slone Epidemiology Center found strong evidence linking physical exercise to a lower rate of breast cancer in African American women, […]

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Program taught in American Sign Language helps deaf achieve healthier weight

A group of deaf adults using American Sign Language in a healthy lifestyle program successfully lost weight, according to a study presented Wednesday. In the first randomized trial of lifestyle modification or weight reduction with deaf people using American Sign Language, participants had moderate improvements in their weight and level of physical activity after a […]

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Experiences of racism associated with weight gain in African American women, study shows

A recent analysis conducted by investigators from the Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University has found that frequent experiences of racism were associated with a higher risk of obesity among African American women. The findings, which currently appear online in the American Journal of Epidemiology, found the relationship between racism and obesity was strongest among […]

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Rite Aid Offering Customers Heart Healthy Help During American Heart Month

CAMP HILL, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Rite Aid (RAD[1]) is taking on heart disease this February by offering customers basic healthy lifestyle support backed by expert pharmacist counseling and 12-page, full-color Heart Health guides available for free online and at pharmacy counters. While in stores, customers can also easily support the American Heart Association’s Go Red For […]

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Health Watch: Five Tips To Keep Your New Year's Resolution To Lose Weight

It’s probably the most commonly made new year’s resolution: lose weight and get into shape. In early January, the gyms are full, the sports stores run out of equipment, and the streets are teeming with new joggers. Many of us promise ourselves to lose weight to start the new year, and usually, within a month […]

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How Cereal Transformed American Culture

Christian fundamentalists invented cereal to promote a healthy lifestyle free of sin, says Ian Lender at Mental Floss. Instead, kids got tooth decay Meat is murder (on the colon)During the early 19th century, most Americans subsisted on a diet of pork, whiskey, and coffee. It was hell on the bowels, and to many Christian fundamentalists, hell […]

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American Fitness Offers Tips For Reducing Stress During Power Outages Caused By Storms And Hurricanes

American Fitness has a series of tips for managing stress and anxiety during extended power outages resulting from storms, hurricanes, and other natural disasters. Portland, OR (PRWEB) October 31, 2012 With superstorm Sandy impacting large sections of the Eastern United States, American Fitness has a series of tips for managing stress and anxiety during extended […]

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New Save My Back Program Announced By Adjunct Professor Mike Nelson For Back Pain Sufferers Who Want To Cure Back …

If a cure for back pain, including lower back pain, upper back pain, middle back pain, side back pain, pain in back of neck, or a combination of back and neck pain, sounds good then these free pain relief tips from Mike Nelsons save my back program can help because they address what causes back […]

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Celebrity Chef And Radio Show Host Charles Mattocks Offers Quick And Easy Cooking Tips For A Healthy Lifestyle

ADW Talks Healthy Eating And Cooking With Celebrity Chef Charles Mattocks. Pompano Beach, FL (PRWEB) July 31, 2012 American Diabetes Wholesale recently spoke with Celebrity Chef and author of the best-selling cookbook Eat Cheap but Eat Well[1] about how anyone can make the transition to eating healthier. Mattocks, diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes in 2010, […]

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