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Know the risks of type 2 diabetes

February 8, 2011

(ARA) - Sometimes even a good diet and a healthy exercise program just can't combat the power of genetics. As Ray Santiago of Long Island, N.Y., found out, type 2 diabetes can strike anyone. Santiago maintained a healthy weight an...

The news on nose jobs: Faster recovery and preview your look

February 3, 2011

Millions of Americans have rhinoplasty ("a nose job") every year, and millions more think about it - but don't do it because they fear a long recovery time or that they will be disappointed by the results. In fact, about 15 ...

Real solutions for staying healthy and meeting your wellness goals

January 24, 2011

(ARA) - Whether you are still working on that New Year's resolution, or just trying to shape up for swimsuit season, you probably know that making healthier lifestyle choices is sometimes easier said than done. Sometimes when yo...

Five gym-free fitness ideas for 2011

January 12, 2011

(ARA) - Fitness should be fun and affordable. It should not be boring, time-consuming or costly. Make your exercise routine a bit more exciting this year with some fitness activities you can do without an expensive gym membership. 1. Sports hoop your...

Simple ways parents can help relieve kids’ cold and flu discomforts

January 10, 2011

(ARA) - Any parent who's sat up through the night with a sick child knows relieving their symptoms is only part of your mission. Easing the discomforts of cold and flu for your little one is a No. 1 priority. "Watching your child suffe...

Transform your lifestyle and instill healthy habits this year

January 6, 2011

(ARA) - Most of us start off the new year by making a resolution. Some aim to shop less and save more, while many aspire to lose weight, eat right and exercise. Consider starting off this year with a guidance system in place th...

Tips for fresh, clear skin even during the harsh winter months

January 6, 2011

(ARA) - Cold temperatures and dry air can make it difficult to keep your skin clear, hydrated and looking beautiful during the winter months. After dealing with the pain and embarrassment, the last thing you want to do is to he...

Hospitals join the ‘going green’ movement

January 2, 2011

(ARA) - Sustainability and the greening of health care facilities have been hot-button topics for many years. For hospitals, "going green" can be a challenge for a variety of reasons, including building structure, internal fu...

Demand for occupational therapy assistants growing

December 28, 2010

(ARA) - Many unemployed workers and new high school graduates are enrolling in higher education programs in hopes of gaining a competitive edge in today's uncertain marketplace. Before choosing an area of study, it helps to do...

Living with a rare cancer: The importance of a team approach

December 27, 2010

(ARA) - Thanks to public awareness campaigns, cancer is no longer a taboo topic. Disease education and resources seem readily available for more common cancer types like breast and colorectal cancers. However, there are many ty...

Cattle farmers and ranchers help fight hunger

December 22, 2010

(ARA) - It's easy to think that in the "land of plenty," everyone has consistent access to high-quality, nourishing food. Sadly, that's not the case. More than 50 million Americans in 2009 did not have constant access to enough fo...

National program offers tip sheets for diagnosis and treatment discussions

December 22, 2010

(ARA) - Having a solid patient/physician relationship may seem like a luxury, but for those who are being treated for diseases like lymphoma, it's a necessity. Many people living with cancer are unsure how to work with their he...

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