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New National Study Shows Integrative Medicine Commonly Used to Treat Chronic Health Conditions

PR Newswire MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Seventy-five percent of integrative medicine centers included in a new study about integrative practice reported success treating chronic pain. More than half of centers reported successfully using integrative medicine to treat gastrointestinal … Continue reading

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Researchers Find Potential Link Between Drinking Alcohol And Breast Cancer

PR Newswire SAN DIEGO, April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — A research team this week will present findings that they say may finally explain the link between alcohol consumption and breast cancer. “Cells have different mechanisms to remove toxic substances, such as … Continue reading

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Chile Stops Use of Mercury in Vaccines

PR Newswire Decision Comes as WHO Meets to Discuss Global Treaty on Mercury Use WASHINGTON, April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Chile has become the first developing country to stop the use of mercury in vaccines. In meetings with the Coalition … Continue reading

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Swedish Uses Colon Cancer Live Stream to Fight Disease

PR Newswire Physicians will respond on camera to questions during live streamed colonoscopy on March 28. SEATTLE, March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Colorectal cancer doesn’t broadcast its presence until it’s too late. Swedish Health Services hopes to change that by … Continue reading

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Are Shoes ‘The Next Bed-Nets’?: Announcing Footwork, the International Podoconiosis Initiative

PR Newswire BRIGHTON, England, March 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Footwork, the newly-formed International Podoconiosis Initiative, brings together private and public partners to advance advocacy for and prevention and treatment of podoconiosis, popularly known as ‘podo’, one of the few readily-preventable … Continue reading

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International Women Rise to Action Against Female Genital Mutilation

PR Newswire NEW YORK, March 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The following is being released by World Women: As the two week long international conference of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women comes to a close on Friday, March … Continue reading

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Who has fibromyalgia? It might not be who you think

PR Newswire ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — You’ve probably seen the many commercials for fibromyalgia drugs on TV. They usually feature middle-aged women, describing unexplained aches and pains. Although fibromyalgia most often affects adults, it can also develop in … Continue reading

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Migraine Linked to Increased Risk of Depression in Women

PR Newswire NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — New research suggests women who have migraine or have had them in the past are at an increased risk for developing depression compared to women who have never had migraine. The … Continue reading

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Cardinal Urges Senate Support of ‘Respect for Rights of Conscience Act’

PR Newswire WASHINGTON, Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ –The U.S. Senate urgently needs to support legislation that would apply longstanding federal law on conscience protection to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), said the chairman of the Committee on … Continue reading

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New Research Shows C-Section Not Always Best for Babies

PR Newswire DALLAS, Feb. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The widely-held assumption that a cesarean delivery has no health risks for the baby is being challenged today by new research that found the procedure did not help some preterm babies who … Continue reading

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