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Shedding light on a rare, life-threatening cancer

November 4, 2010

(ARA) - Nearly everyone in the U.S. has been affected by cancer in some way; whether you or someone in your immediate family or group of friends has been directly impacted by it, or a colleague or more distant friend or relative wh...

Be safe this Thanksgiving

November 4, 2010

When the family gathers together for the Thanksgiving holiday, you want everyone to enjoy themselves and head home later with happy memories and smiles on their faces. But family gatherings, by their nature, can turn into emergency tr...

Take it from a pro: It’s possible to be active and stay healthy with diabetes

November 3, 2010

(ARA) - It's true for everyone - regular exercise is one of the keys to good health. It makes you feel energized, eases stress, promotes weight loss and offers a slew of other benefits. For professional athletes, intense physical ac...

Discover the health benefits of massage therapy

November 3, 2010

(ARA) - The benefits of touch have long been associated with relaxation and a sense of well being. Increasing numbers of people are seeking massage as a way to relax. Forty percent of women and 29 percent of men reported having a ...

Eosinophilic esophagitis – a chronic disease on the rise

November 3, 2010

(ARA) - A chronic disease is on the rise in America that causes those diagnosed with it, including many children, to be unable to eat most foods. Eosinophilic esophagitis, or EoE, is an inflammatory, gastrointestinal conditi...

FDA approves new dose of FASLODEX in the fight against metastatic breast cancer

November 2, 2010

(ARA) - For the approximately 155,000 women in the US who are currently living with metastatic breast cancer,1 an effective treatment option may offer more disease control. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently appr...

What you need to know to rest easy with sleep apnea

November 1, 2010

Millions of Americans suffer from sleep apnea, a disorder that is characterized by pauses and interruptions in breathing while sleeping. While the numbers are high, unfortunately, many people ignore the problem, thinking it's ju...

The romantic side of mussels

October 20, 2010

(ARA) - When it comes to foods that inspire love, we've heard of all the usual suspects - chocolate, wine, and even strawberries. But there's another aphrodisiac out there - one that's easy to prepare, fun to eat, and as near as...

Video games offer kids developmental, social benefits study shows

October 19, 2010

(ARA) - Fears about video games often grab headlines, but a growing body of research shows that video games can actually be beneficial to your child's development. Kids can learn academics, social interaction and cooperation an...

One less struggle for parents and kids with diabetes

October 18, 2010

(ARA) - It can be a real tug of war: the struggles parents face when they have to give their child medicine. As hard as that is, just try to imagine what it's like for the parent of a child with diabetes and getting that child to...

How to stay safe and healthy this winter

October 13, 2010

As winter settles in across the country, news reports are circulating on how to stay healthy this winter, from getting flu shots to ways you could prevent getting sick at work or at home. In addition to washing your hands frequ...

Stay safe while trick or treating this Halloween

October 7, 2010

You probably wouldn't allow your young children to walk around in the dark and ring the doorbells of strangers' homes any day of the year except Oct. 31. Halloween is celebrated across the country and lots of young children w...

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