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March 20 2015


Bodybuilding.com And Musclepharm Launch The New Hardcore Series - Yahoo Finance

The MusclePharm Hardcore Series includes: Wreckage(TM): This is the most advanced pre-workout product packed with the best ingredients and no proprietary blends, with 6 grams of Citrulline Malate, 4 grams of L-Leucine, and 3 grams of D-Aspartic Acid. Gainz(TM): The new post-workout is designed to fuel recovery and build muscle. Gainz is fully-dosed with 6 grams of Branched Chain Amino Acids (BCAAs), 2 grams of CarnoSyn(R) Beta-Alanine, and 2 grams of Creatine HCL. Whey Diesel(TM): This delicious protein powder helps add size and assist with a faster recovery.
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Arnold Schwarzenegger Cheers Man's Record-Breaking Deadlift (Video)

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Hall deadlifted 1,018 pounds (462 kilograms) as former professional bodybuilder Arnold Schwarzenegger cheered him on (video below). The 27-year-old Hall, who is nicknamed "The Beast," also let out some animal-style growls for the crowd, noted The Sentinel. Hall later tweeted, "That moment when you pull a WORLD RECORD deadlift 462kg and @Schwarzenegger is cheering you on.
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March 13 2015


Smoking, More Harmful Than Thought, Needs New Approaches To Cessation - Forbes

Shopping vouchers could help 1 in 5 pregnant women quit smoking | EurekAlert! Science News

I've received numerous awards including an Honorary Doctor of Science degree from the University of New Hampshire. I am also the author of "Drug Truths: Dispelling The Myths Of R&D" and the recently published Devalued And Detrusted: Can The Pharmaceutical Industry Restore Its Broken Image?" I am also a senior partner at PureTech Ventures.
For full article: http://www.forbes.com/sites/johnlamattina/2015/02/19/smoking-more-harmful-than-thought-needs-new-approaches-to-cessation/?ss=pharma-healthcare

Trying to quit smoking? A smoking spouse may not help - Yahoo News

However, this work was based on a few small trials in the USA and only measured smoking cessation after one week. In order to assess the potential effectiveness of financial incentives and inform their use in clinical practice - and also to see to what extent it leads to mothers 'gaming' the system - researchers carried out a study of women attending antenatal clinics at a hospital in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, an area of high deprivation. 239 pregnant women - two out of five women who attended the clinic - enrolled into the financial incentives scheme.
For full article: http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-02/uoc-svc022415.php

They also didn't have enough same-sex couples to compare their success to heterosexual peers, and they couldn't tell how cohabitation stacked up against marriage. Still, the study is part of an emerging field of research that is upending traditional notions of marriage as automatically beneficial for health, Margolis said. "The older research was really looking at marital status and health at one point in time and taking a picture that was way too simple for our social world," she said.
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March 10 2015


Scopes Faulted For 'superbug' Cleaned Properly: Officials | Abc7chicago.com

Scopes Faulted for 'Superbug' Cleaned Properly: Officials | abc7chicago.com

Benjamin Schwartz, deputy chief of the acute communicable disease control program, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. "Because of the complexity of these scopes, which is necessary for the life-saving procedures for these scopes, they are very, very difficult to clean. The manufacturer recommendations were followed by UCLA." The first case occurred in mid-December when a patient became ill after undergoing endoscopy to examine his or her gallbladder , the hospital has learned. "The patient developed almost immediately an infection afterwards with unusual bacteria that was resistant to strains of normally active antibiotics," Rubin said, explaining that it took time to trace the cases back to this original patient.
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Benjamin Schwartz, deputy chief of the acute communicable disease control program, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. "Because of the complexity of these scopes, which is necessary for the life-saving procedures for these scopes, they are very, very difficult to clean. The manufacturer recommendations were followed by UCLA." The first case occurred in mid-December when a patient became ill after undergoing endoscopy to examine his or her gallbladder , the hospital has learned. "The patient developed almost immediately an infection afterwards with unusual bacteria that was resistant to strains of normally active antibiotics," Rubin said, explaining that it took time to trace the cases back to this original patient.
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February 22 2015


Hold The Sugar, Us Nutrition Panel Recommends - Yahoo News

Nutrition Panel: Egg With Coffee Is A-OK, But Skip The Side Of Bacon : The Salt : NPR

The 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee says in a new report that Americans should shift to a pattern of eating that includes more plant-based foods. The recommended limit of 10 percent of daily calories from added sugars is equivalent to about 12 teaspoons of sugar, or about 55 grams, the amount in one 16-ounce bottle of a sugary beverage. The panel also said that added sugars should not be replaced with low-calorie sweeteners, but instead, with healthy options, such as water. [ 5 Diets That Fight Diseases ] In addition, the panel said that it had examined evidence on the safety of the sugar substitute aspartame . The group concluded that "at the level that the U.S.
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Education Nutrition Services Satellite Clerk Needed for Grand Island Public - The Grand Island Independent: TopJobs

posted: February 16 Day one of the Nebraska State Wrestling tournament. Photos by Barrett Stinson. Updated: Yesterday Education Nutrition Services Satellite Clerk Needed for Grand Island Public Posted: 23 hours ago Education Nutrition Services Satellite Clerk Needed for Grand Island Public Schools for 4.75 hours per day (split shift 7:15 am-8:15 am and 9:30 am-1:15 pm)/9 month position at Howard Elementary. Responsibilities include processing student meals using computer, providing excellent customer service, preparing deposits and reports, and maintaining confidentiality. The wage is $9.84 per hour after the training period.
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Their conclusions are that daily cup of joe (or two) may help protect against Type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. And an egg a day will not raise the risk of heart disease in healthy people. Hold the sugary muffin, though. Now that we've got breakfast settled, there's more to digest.
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Taking Medication May Make It Easier To Quit Smoking

The volunteers who were taking Chantix were significantly more successful at quitting by the end of the study compared to the people on the placebo, and the effect stuck at one year. Developing smoking cessation strategies that allow smokers to quit gradually could attract many more smokers to the method, a Pfizer spokesperson said in an e-mail. Chantix is not without side effects and controversy.
For full article: http://time.com/3712209/chantix-quit-smoking/

Chantix may help people gradually quit smoking, study finds - CBS News

The smoking cessation drug Chantix. CBS News Chantix (varenicline) is manufactured by Pfizer Inc., which funded the study. It appears to help smokers quit or cut back on their nicotine habit by making cigarette smoking less satisfying. The two-pill-a-day treatment costs about $280 a month, and patients are advised to use it for 12 to 24 weeks.
For full article: http://www.cbsnews.com/news/drug-helps-people-gradually-quit-smoking-study-finds/

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Scopes Faulted For Hospital 'superbug' Outbreak Were New, Cleaned Properly, Officials Say - Yahoo News

CRE outbreak: You're due to go in for a procedure. Should you be worried? - CNN.com

Zachary Rubin, medical director of clinical epidemiology and infection prevention at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. "There are several manufacturers for these scopes," said Dr. Benjamin Schwartz, deputy chief of the acute communicable disease control program, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. "Because of the complexity of these scopes, which is necessary for the life-saving procedures for these scopes, they are very, very difficult to clean.
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No. A procedure with a duodenoscope can be lifesaving. It can remove gallstones, for example, or insert a stent into a blocked bile duct.
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CRE outbreak: Should patients worry? | Health - Home

2. I'm scheduled to get a colonoscopy soon. Should I be worried? No.
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Mozambican police arrest man suspected of poisoning beer - Yahoo News

"Now the attorney general's office is investigating the man and which substance he used to poison the people and to know the real motives," said Nudia. Nearly 200 people were hospitalized after drinking traditional beer at a funeral in the region last month, health authorities said. Pombe, a traditional Mozambican beer, is made from millet or corn flour and brewed for about two days.
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January 31 2015


Mead Johnson Nutrition Q4 Profit Rises, Guides 2015 Below View - Quick Facts - Nasdaq.com

Nutrition program offered at Brandon Senior Center | TBO.com and The Tampa Tribune

Excluding items, adjusted net earnings attributable to shareholders totaled $186.2 million or $0.92 per share, compared to $167.2 million or $0.82 per share in the year-ago quarter. On average, 12 analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected the company to report earnings of $0.88 per share for the quarter. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items. Net sales for the quarter increased to $1.09 billion from $1.06 billion in the same quarter last year.
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Education Nutrition Services Assistant Is needed for Grand Island Public - The Grand Island Independent: TopJobs

SNAP, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, is the successor to the Food Stamp Program, city spokesman Joe Ryan said. Those who are SNAP-eligible can participate in the aforementioned classes, which will run on Wednesdays starting today from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the BEOF located at 555 Kennedy Blvd., Ryan said.
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Nutrition classes available for Bayonne residents on supplemental nutrition assistance | NJ.com

posted: January 28 The Nebraska Legislatures Government Committee tabled for this year a bill to enter Nebraska into the National Popular Vote Compact. For th posted: January 28 Pawnee Arts Center to show Native American film posted: January 28 The Grand Island City Council Animal Advisory Board heard from local beekeepers who want city code clarified as to whether honey bees are cons Updated: 10:04 pm Education Nutrition Services Assistant Is needed for Grand Island Public Posted: 24 hours ago Education Nutrition Services Assistant Is needed for Grand Island Public Schools for 6 hours per day (7:30 am-1:30 pm)/9 month position at Walnut Middle School. Duties include set up, serve and clean up following meals. Must follow all food safety, state and federal meal program regulations, work well with others and provide excellent customer service. Wage after training is $9.84 per hour.
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Tuesdays through Feb. 17 at the Brandon Senior Center, 612 N. Parsons Avenue; from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesdays through Feb.
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Nutrition Specialists Launch New Range of Supplements Designed to Promote Health and Wellbeing -- LONDON, January 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

PR Newswire Customers will initially be able to choose from supplements developed specifically for the breasts, the bowel, the prostate, the pancreas and the liver. About ProfBiotics ProfBiotics is an evidence-based dietary specialist that develops food supplements and meal plans. These supplements have been launched with the primary goals of raising awareness of the links between diet and disease and of improving wellbeing through healthy eating habits. Advised by Professor Martyn Caplin along with senior oncology dietitian Tara Whyand, Prof.
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January 30 2015


Exercise: New Prescription For Parkinsons Disease

More than six million people worldwide suffer from Parkinsons and they're traditionally treated with medication and surgery. Shelley Schlender has more. More than six million people worldwide suffer from Parkinsons and they're traditionally treated with medication and surgery.
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Exercise Period for Iridium's $11.50 Warrants to End on February 14, 2015; Warrants to be Delisted | SpaceRef - Your Space Reference

About Iridium Communications Inc. Iridium is the only mobile voice and data satellite communications network that spans the entire globe. Iridium enables connections between people, organizations and assets to and from anywhere, in real time.
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Exercise at Fort Eustis will include sound of gunfire | HamptonRoads.com | PilotOnline.com

Residents near the buildings where the training is happening may hear simulated rounds being fired, according to a news release. The start time for the exercise will not be announced. Once it begins, it should conclude within an hour. There have been no indications of a threat to the base, the release says.
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January 16 2015


Ignoring Exercise May Be Twice As Lethal As Obesity - Bloomberg

Exercise injuries common at start of new year - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

About double that number could be explained by physical inactivity, they said. A lack of exercise is the fourth leading risk factor for premature death after smoking, excessive drinking and obesity, according to the World Health Organization . Its the cause of at least an estimated 3.2 million deaths globally per year. Helping people to lose weight can be a real challenge, Nick Wareham, director of the University of Cambridges Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, said in a statement.
For more details: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2015-01-14/ignoring-exercise-may-be-twice-as-lethal-as-obesity.html

Also, early warning signs for Alzheimer's. Eboni Williams reports on the day's top health stories.
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Daily light exercise could reduce risk of early death - Videos - CBS News

Scott Givens, a trainer at Healthpoint Fitness, said he's seen people slip off the treadmill or try to lift so much weight that they end up straining their body. Research from the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System shows more than 70,000 exercise equipment-related injuries were treated in emergency rooms from 2007 through 2011. Givens said this time of year gyms are packed with people trying to accomplish their New Year's resolutions, the problem, though, is when people try to go too hard to quick.
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Caris Life Sciences' Multiplatform Tumor Profiling of Hepatocellular and Biliary Tract Carcinomas Yields Insights into Novel and Conventional Therapeutic Options - Yahoo Finance

It is excellent for cooling fever and relieving headache. Many people with migraines or tinnitus (ringing of the ears) can benefit from this point. Interestingly, in classical Chinese medicine it was used for dream-disturbed sleep as well, which includes nightmares and awakening exhausted from stressful dreams. Pressing this point increases circulation within the energy pathways and can also be used preventively upon awakening each morning to avoid developing the symptoms.
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When is chest pain or heartburn a sign of a heart attack? - ABC15 Arizona

A muscle spasm in your esophagus may have the same effect. The pain of a gallbladder attack also can spread to your chest. You may notice nausea and an intense, steady ache in the upper middle or upper right abdomen especially after a fatty meal. The pain may shift to your shoulders, neck or arms.
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Here's Why A Us Program To Double Some Food Benefits For The Poor Is A Bad Idea

Nutrition Business Journal Honors 2014 Industry Leaders and Innovators - Yahoo Finance

A family that would normally buy their apples from a neighboring state at a supermarket will instead alter their purchase because this program artificially lowers the price of local produce. By altering customer behavior, this program creates both winners and losers. The winners are the local farmers whose produce qualifies for the benefit; the losers are the farmers thatdo not qualify. Under the guise of promoting healthier options for SNAP recipients, this new program unfairly favors some businessessmall, local producersover otherslarger farmers and supermarkets. From the perspective of a working mother, trying to feed her children, why does she care if her zucchini is grown locally, or a thousand miles away?
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Nutrition Group Partners up With Local Restaurant to Feature "Cl - WSET.com - ABC13

The youngest identical twins had far more immune similarity than the oldest. That makes sense, as older twins presumably haven't lived together in years and have had different exposures since childhood, they concluded. When the researchers gave flu vaccine to participating twins, they found no sign that genetics determined how many flu-fighting antibodies were produced. Most intriguing, the researchers found infection with a virus so common that most adults unknowingly carry it had a dramatic effect. Cytomegalovirus, or CMV, is dangerous to those with weak immune systems but harmless for most people, and prior research has shown it can rev up parts of a healthy immune system.
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The group defines eating clean as cutting out refined sugar and processed foods. Tiffany Tatom and Mary Cope are the founders of Blondes Eat Clean. Nothing is flown in, everything is fresh, everything is local, said Tatom. You can eat healthy and it can be delicious, you just have to know what to eat, said Cope. Blondes Eat Clean have issued a 28 day challenge to help you get healthy in the new year.
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Study: Environment trumps genetics in shaping immune system - Yahoo News

Receiving an honorable mention is Kuli Kuli for its innovative startup financing and focus on lifting women in East Africa out of poverty. NBJ Business Achievement Awards recipients will be honored at the NBJ Summit, where the recipient of the 2014 Lifetime Achievement award will also be revealed. Advance registration is critical as NBJ Summit sells out each year ( www.nbjsummit.com ). View winners at: www.newhope360.com/nbj .
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Diet and Nutrition: Is Red Meat Healthy?

Red-meat Stick to dietary recommendations for lean protein: a couple ounces a day. MORE: Ending the War On Fat Other experts think meat currently has far too big a place in the diet and should be limited to 1 time per week or less, according to Julia Zumpano, an RD at Cleveland Clinics Heart & Vascular Institute. The best cuts are the leanest ones, like loin, tenderloin, sirloin, filet or flank, she says. Got a beef with beef?
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December 31 2014


Intermittent Fasting: Should You Exercise On Empty? - Cnn.com

Intermittent fasting: Should you exercise on empty? - CNN.com

Bad advice and outdated research could be putting a kink in your workout efforts. Here are some fitness myths that have proved to be just that. But it's important to listen to your body, and stop exercising, if you feel light-headed or dizzy. If you push your exercise intensity or duration too high, your workout will become a struggle. 2.
For more details: http://www.cnn.com/2014/12/30/health/dailyburn-exercise-empty/index.html

Bad advice and outdated research could be putting a kink in your workout efforts. Here are some fitness myths that have proved to be just that. In general, the closer you schedule any moderate to intense sessions to your last meal, the better. That way, you'll still have some glycogen (aka leftover carbs) available to fuel your workout, and you'll reduce your risk of low blood sugar levels, he says. Try to follow high-intensity workouts with a carb-rich snack, since your glycogen-tapped muscles will be hungry for more. 3.
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Steelers sign Tate as backup plan for injured Bell - Yahoo Sports

Pittsburgh will ''leave the light on'' for Bell, and the fact there is no structural or ligament damage to Bell's knee means there's a very real chance he could surface later in the postseason if the Steelers advance. Tomlin stressed the team would not use the health of one of the league's most productive players as an excuse either way. Pittsburgh wouldn't have drafted Archer or signed Harris or Archer if they didn't think they could play.
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December 28 2014


Weight-loss Supplements Pose Major Health Risks, Study Says | Abc7.com

Nutrition and fitness experts offer tips to stay slim over the holidays | abc7.com

About half reported at least one side effect such as a faster heart rate, jitters and digestive problems. Consumer Reports also said that those looking to lose weight shouldn't assume natural products are all safe. For example yohimbe, an African tree bark extract, is marketed as a weight-loss supplement, but it may cause elevated blood pressure and panic attacks. "There's no supplement out there with enough evidence to show that it's going to help you lose weight, and some ethical manufacturers even add banned prescription drugs to supplements," said Patricia Calvo, deputy content editor of health and nutrition at Consumer Reports. In fact, hundreds of weight-loss supplements have been recalled by the FDA for containing drugs rarely listed on labels.
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The 10 biggest food and weight loss stories of 2014 | Fox News

Another Spanish study, published in the International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism, found that athletes who took in caffeine pre-exercise burned about 15 percent more calories for three hours post-exercise, compared to those who gulped down a placebo. RELATED: Best and Worst Health News of 2014 Obesity tied to autoimmune diseases Weve heard plenty about the connection between obesity and chronic diseases, including type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. But research from Tel Aviv University concluded that obesity leads to a breakdown of the bodys protective self-tolerance mechanisms, which results in a pro-inflammatory environment that may lead to or worsen autoimmune diseases, including Crohns Disease and multiple sclerosis, or hinder their treatment. The silver lining: adequate vitamin D may help, both with immunity and weight control.
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That way the foods can be enjoyed in a modest quantity. Another tip: aim to strength train at least twice a week. Since muscles burn more calories than fat, the stronger they are the better. Think of your body like a good car.
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December 21 2014


Brave New World For Food And Health Coming, Nutrition Scientists Predict :: Uc Davis News & Information

Pro Action releases Dec. 19 senior nutrition program menu - News - The Leader - Corning, NY

email The nutritionists also expect to be intensely examining the role that nutrients and plant-based food chemicals play in gene expression, or function, in the human body. There is strong evidence, for example, that poor nutrition may cause some changes in gene expression in the womb, causing conditions such as stunting, which can also be passed on to future generations. Energy metabolism, cancer, inflammatory diseases and aging will be major focuses of research. In addition, advances in the bioengineering of new diagnostic and monitoring devices will likely enable individuals to better monitor their health and customize their own diets accordingly. Rounding out the 10 trends in nutrition will be increased emphasis on nutrition education and interdisciplinary research that translates into practical health applications.
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Herbalife Wins Two Prestigious "Choice of the Year" Awards in Ukraine - Yahoo Finance

The purpose of the annual festival is to measure the popularity and satisfaction amongst Ukraine consumers of leading consumer-packaged goods companies and their products. For over thirty years Herbalife has been developing and providing a wide range of nutrition products for a balanced diet, weight management and personal care. These "Choice of the Year" awards confirm Herbalife's leading position in these categories in Ukraine. The winners of the "Choice of the Year" competition are determined by a study of consumer preferences conducted by TNS research company.
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This report provides: An overview of the global markets for ethical nutrition in healthcare. Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2013 and 2014, and projections of CAGRs through 2019. In depth descriptions of the ethical nutrition industry, its relationship to the healthcare industry, the market's participants, and trends for the future. Comprehensive company profiles of major players in the field. SCOPE AND FORMAT This report is designed as a comprehensive business tool to provide an across-the-board look at ethical nutrition in healthcare.
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U.S. and Global Markets for Ethical Nutrition in Healthcare - Yahoo Finance

18, 2014 @ 2:30 pm Updated at 4:38 PM Social News Pro Action released the Dec. 19 menu for its senior nutrition program, which is designed for seniors ages 60 and older in Steuben and Yates counties. The menu includes Italian baked fish or chicken breast over noodles, beets, pineapple coleslaw, apricot upside down cake, a roll and skim milk. A list of locations where meals are served can be found online at www.proactioninc.org . Voluntary donations will be accepted to maintain the program.
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December 20 2014


2015 Bodybuilding.com $200,000 Transformation Challenge - Yahoo Finance

This challenge isn't just about what's gained, like the $200,000 up for grabs, or confidence, or muscle mass; the challenge is also about epic losses. Last year, participants lost over a combined 29,725 pounds worldwide. Last year's participants lost an incredible amount of fat, of those participants who could be classified as obese, over 1,100 of them finished the challenged no longer categorized as such. Contestants also moved an immeasurable amount of weight.
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Coal City woman places in bodybuilding competition | Morris Daily Herald

You can also be a "girly girl," says Megan Gallagher, a 26-year-old communications director in the District of Columbia who sports makeup when lifting . "You don't have to fit a certain mold to show up to the gym and try to be strong. You don't have to be a certain kind of person." Myth No.
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My transportation for a long time was rollerblades, she said. As the kids grew, she remained active with them. Then came her injuries, desk jobs and a slow decline in her fitness.
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December 02 2014


Sandi Ashlock: The Bright Yellow Spice That Doesn't Just Boost Flavor! - Canon City Daily Record

Portland survey: Hard to price medical care - Washington Times

This was a great question asked by one of our readers. I hope this explains some of the many benefits of turmeric. If you have a health question you would like answered right here in this column, email me at healthandwellness@qwestoffice.net , or call (719) 429-1605.
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US businessman who helped bring American football to Russia jailed over broken window | Star Tribune

He became a U.S. citizen five years later. After brief periods studying at Northeastern University and operating a Russian bookshop in Boston, ventures in shipping and media helped him amass a fortune he values at $10 million.
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Sandi Ashlock We were looking for places where there was a fair amount of activity in terms of making information available to consumers, Kohn said. We werent trying to test the system. Staffers called 12 facilities in Portland, saying they were uninsured and needed either a colonoscopy or surgery to repair a hernia. The two procedures are common and can be scheduled in advance, making them good candidates for cost-comparison.
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St. Louis Rams Nod To Ferguson With 'hands Up, Don't Shoot' Gesture - Upi.com

MIT engineers have high hopes for cheetah robot - Yahoo News

Louis Police Officers Association roundly condemned the players' gesture , calling for a public apology and disciplinary action. "It is unthinkable that hometown athletes would so publicly perpetuate a narrative that has been disproven over-and-over again," SLPOA Business Manager Jeff Roorda said in a statement . Roorda added: I know that there are those that will say that these players are simply exercising their First Amendment rights. Well I've got news for people who think that way, cops have first amendment rights too, and we plan to exercise ours.
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Inside Takata, tantrums, but little sense of crisis over air bags - Yahoo News

They said his reluctance or inability to do so may in part be due to the influence his 74-year-old mother retains at Takata, which was founded by his grandfather more than 80 years ago as a textile mill. Shigehisa joined the family firm straight from university, became president in 2007, aged 41, and moved to the top executive post after the death in 2011 of his father, Juichiro, who built Takata into Japan's leading auto safety manufacturer. Juichiro, known in the U.S.
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Researchers had to exercise a lot of patience during test runs. The robot broke dozens of legs manufactured by 3-D printers and reinforced with Kevlar strips and carbon fiber. The results? Strong, lightweight components that made untethered running possible, including a carbon fiber-and-foam sandwich frame that can absorb the forces generated by running and jumping.
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November 10 2014


Insight - The Master Who Teaches The Merrill Herd To Graze On Wheatgrass And Chia - Yahoo Finance

It's the most but not the only awkward relationship testing the hospitality of an increasingly assertive Beijing. There were mounting indications that Chinese President Xi Jinping and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe would hold some kind of tete-a-tete, however brief and unsubstantial, during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit Monday and Tuesday. ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISEMENT On Friday, China and Japan reached agreement to ramp up high-level contacts, more than two years after Beijing froze them amid a dispute over islands in the East China Sea and other contentious issues. The thaw came at a time when the relations need a nudge to get back on track, and the APEC gathering of 21 economies around the Pacific Rim, including the U.S., Australia, Mexico and South Korea, provides excellent cover to do so.
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School Lunches More Nutritious Than Meals From Home - Health News - redOrbit

Schwartz, who started working with Merrill after meeting Thiel at a conference 14 months ago, gives that advice as part of a broader curriculum aimed at pushing Merrill advisers to get the most out of their days. He said he has not convinced Merrill to implement a nap programme, but that productivity increases dramatically for those who take his advice on resting, deep breathing and eating right, among other things. "What makes Merrill Lynch special is that John is an unusually open and interested senior leader to champion this kind of work," said Schwartz. "When there is a leader like that, the power of the work is much higher." BONGO DRUMS Complaints by Merrill employees who are irritated by Thiel's wellness campaign come at a time when a number of high-profile brokers have left, causing some concern among top Bank of America Corp executives.
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Record Release Rundown: The Latest From Calvin Harris, Neil Young, .. | 7online.com

Farris explained . We found that both packed and school lunches almost entirely met nutrition standards, except school lunches were below energy and iron recommendations, whereas packed lunches exceeded fat and saturated fat recommendations. The study authors surveyed over 1,300 lunches at three elementary schools in Virginia, according to Roberto A. Ferdman of The Washington Post . Researchers used an observational checklist to record all food and drinks served as part of the NSLP or brought from home, and they found that parents typically packed things like potato chips, sweets and sugary beverages, all of which are prohibited under the NSLP.
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After the sizable public outcry from her fans, DiFranco acknowledged the planned venue had been a mistake and canceled the event. It was an awkward and unusual stumble for a normally politically-aware artist. It was a rare misstep that was seemingly incongruous with the tone and messages associated with her music. That alarming momentary gaffe may be a reason why this record, while still overtly political in some spots, is a little more subtle in its approach.
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November 09 2014


A Story Of Survival: One Woman?s Fight Against A Rare Cancer Diagnosis | Fox6now.com

Abby was her teams loudest cheerleader at a 2006 walk against breast cancer. There can be a cure and Im holding out for that cure. Im waiting for that cure, said Abby Brauhn, in an Abby Brauhn memorial video. Abbys breast cancer was so rare, doctors at 5 hospitals couldnt pinpoint the source.
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New Cleveland Clinic Study Finds Risks of Diabetes Surgery No Higher Than Commonly Performed Surgeries

Rosas, BA; Daniel Rogan, BS; Michelle Moore; Stanford University School of Medicine, Presented November 4, 2014 ----------------------------------------- 1Prevalence of Obesity Among Adults: United States, 20112012. (2013). Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
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Family pressing officials, raising cancer awareness - News - Examiner - Independence, MO

Because the pancreas is deep inside the body, the doctor cant see or feel tumors during a routine physical exam. By the time a person has symptoms, the cancer has usually spread to other organs. That was the case with Petterson. Doctors couldnt figure out her stomach pains, which went on for months.
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Trying To Quit Smoking? Makers Of Local App Think They Can Help | Local & Regional | Seattle News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News | Komo News

SmartQuit takes a different approach from the hundreds of other cessation apps on the market, says Bricker. Rather than count the number of cigarettes smoked, SmartQuit embraces the urge to smoke. "You notice your cravings, you let them be there and you don't act on them by smoking," said Bricker.
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It?s never too late to quit smoking for good | sub.gmnews.com | Suburban

5 years, the risk of cancer of the throat, mouth, esophagus and bladder are cut in half. Cervical cancer risk falls to that of a non-smoker. Stroke risk can fall to that of a non-smoker after 2 to 5 years.
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