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Skin friendly vitamins

When it comes to healthy looking skin, look at ingesting the right vitamins first.


Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food, Vegetables, Medicine, Nutrition, Supplement, Vitamin A, Vitamin E

Behind The Killcams - 2 PIECE HITMARKER

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Steuben Courier

Room to Breathe

But beneath all the bells and whistles on display in the Nashville, Tenn.-area Smart Home-smart phone-controlled thermostats and beds that adjust to your body's particularities -are features with a more serious purpose.


Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, Environment, Science, Supplement

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Men's Journal

Finding the Right Fish Oil

It's common knowledge: Fish oil works. Doctors agree that its essential fatty acids can help prevent heart disease and may ward off diabetes, arthritis, obesity, and other illnesses.


Related Topix: Supplement, Fish Oil, Heart Disease, Health, EPA, DHA, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Albany Times Union

Chia, and sesame and flax, oh

As mentioned in my What's in your fridge blog? , I always find a place, and purpose for three tiny seeds with big nutritional value.


Related Topix: Blog News, EPA, Supplement, DHA, Life, Fruits, Food, Recipes

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Medical News Today

Decline in US lung cancer rates, varying by race, gender, age

This is the conclusion that a new analysis from the National Cancer Institute has come to, with previously unrecognized trends found with regard to age, ethnicity, race, sex and cancer subtype.


Related Topix: Health, Lung Cancer, National Cancer Institute, Charitable Organizations, Supplement, Pancreatic Cancer

Mon Aug 04, 2014

The Washington Post

Petrow: When gay marriage isna t option on medical forms

Dear Civilities: For the past 25 years, I've been living in the extremely rural and conservative South, where I grew up.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Medicine, Supplement, Travel


$17 Million Multi-Institutional Grant to Maximize Kidney Transplant Survival

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The University of Alabama at Birmingham is participating in a new seven-year, $17 million multicenter study funded by the National Institutes of Health to determine whether certain immune system cells and/or a drug used for treating rheumatoid arthritis can improve and maintain the long-term health of kidney transplant ... (more)


Related Topix: Birmingham, AL, Supplement, University of Alabama, UC San Francisco

Thu Jul 31, 2014


Southern-Style Eating Increases Risk of Death for Kidney Disease Patients

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - New research from the University of Alabama at Birmingham published in the American Journal of Kidney Diseases shows consuming a "Southern-style" diet - consisting of processed meats, fried foods and sugar-sweetened beverages - results in higher risk of death in those with chronic kidney disease.


Related Topix: Birmingham, AL, Supplement, University of Alabama, Nephrology

Tue Jul 29, 2014

She Knows

10 Foods that make you feel full longer

Kathryn Matthews is a New York City-based lifestyles writer, editor and Certified Holistic Health Coach.


Related Topix: Medicine, Holistic Health, Life, Food, Nutrition, Dieting, Supplement, Vegetables

Wed Jul 23, 2014


UAB Enrolls Nation's First Patient in Phase III Drug Trial for Preeclampsia

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology has enrolled the first patient in the United States in a Phase III clinical trial for a drug to treat preeclampsia in pregnant women that, if successful, would be a significant clinical breakthrough for reducing pre-term births and infant mortality.


Related Topix: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Birmingham, AL, Supplement, University of Alabama