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  1. Baby Boomers aren't moving out of their homesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KESQ-TV Palm Desert

    Instead of flocking to sunny beach havens or downsizing to a condo in the city during their retirement years, a majority of Baby Boomers say they're just going to stay put in their old home. In a survey of 4,000 Baby Boomer households conducted by the non-profit Demand Institute, 63% of Boomers plan to stay in their current home once they retire.

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  2. Possible cause of common dementia found, opening avenues for treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Science Daily

    A major cause of dementia has been potentially discovered, scientists report. In the type of dementia studied, there is damage to the white matter of the brain apparent on computerized tomography and magnetic resonance imaging scans of older individuals.

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  3. 2 million Ohioans seek emergency food each yearRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Norwalk Reflector

    More than one in six Ohioans, or more than 2 million people, stand in the state's emergency food lines each year, according to a new study released today by the Ohio Association of Foodbanks . Ohio data from Feeding America's Hunger in America 2014 report, available only once every four years, was the subject of a press conference held today at the Ohio Statehouse that included state and local hunger and poverty advocates.

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  4. Fundraiser was in memory of daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Oxford Times

    Mrs Warwick, 39, of Larkhill Road, took on the Winchester Tough Mudder challenge on Saturday, swimming through mud and hurling herself over walls. She asked friends to sponsor her and has raised A 1,100 for the Oxford John Radcliffe Hospital 's Silver Star unit, which supports women with complications in pregnancy.

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  5. Demand Remains High At Ohio FoodbanksRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | 104.7 WIOT

    More than one in six Ohioans, or more than 2 million people, stand in the state's emergency food lines each year, according to a new study released by the Ohio Association of Foodbanks. "The Hunger in Ohio 2014 study reveals alarming data about the reality that many Ohioans face," said Lisa Hamler-Fugitt, executive director of the Ohio Association of Foodbanks.

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  6. ABINGDON mum-of-three Emma Warwick battled a 10-mile obstacle course in memory of her daughter.Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Heraldseries.co.uk

    Mrs Warwick, 39, of Larkhill Road, took on the Winchester Tough Mudder challenge on Saturday, swimming through mud and hurling herself over walls. She asked friends to sponsor her and has raised A 1,100 for the Oxford John Radcliffe Hospital 's Silver Star unit, which supports women with complications in pregnancy.

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  7. legend Rod Woodson's cardio tipsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | NFL

    Hall of Fame r Rod Woodson was the embodiment of the ideal NFL defender over the course of his 17-year career. As a safety and cornerback, Woodson racked up 71 interceptions, third most all-time, to go along with an NFL record 12 return touchdowns.

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  8. Eat More Protein, Lower Your Blood PressureRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Men's Journal

    Protein does more than just just give you fuel, repair muscles, and curb hunger - it could keep your blood pressure in check too. A new study from Boston University found that healthy adults who ate the most protein per day were 40 percent less likely to develop hypertension than those who consumed the least .

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  9. Sandwiches may be a source of too much dietary saltRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Reuters

    Americans consume too much sodium, according to current guidelines, and much of the excess may be hidden in our sandwiches, researchers say. Based on national survey data depicting American eating habits over the course of a single day, the study found that half of all adults had a sandwich.

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  10. Removal of Heart Medications by Dialysis May Increase Kidney Failure...Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | Newswise

    Dialysis patients who take heart medications that are easily removed from the circulation through dialysis may be at increased risk of dying prematurely compared with patients whose heart medications are more difficult to remove. The findings come from a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology .

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  11. Unlocking the secrets of pulmonary hypertensionRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    A UAlberta team has discovered that a protein that plays a critical role in metabolism, the process by which the cell generates energy from foods, is important for the development of pulmonary hypertension, a deadly disease. Pulmonary hypertension is caused by the narrowing of the blood vessels in the lung, due to excessive growth of cells in the blood vessel wall.

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  12. Are my muscular dystrophy drugs working?Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | R & D

    People with muscular dystrophy could one day assess the effectiveness of their medication with the help of a smartphone-linked device, a new study in mice suggests. The study used a new method to process ultrasound imaging information that could lead to hand-held instruments that provide fast, convenient medical information.

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  13. Removal of heart medications by dialysis may increase risk of premature deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | EurekAlert!

    Dialysis patients who take heart medications that are easily removed from the circulation through dialysis may be at increased risk of dying prematurely compared with patients whose heart medications are more difficult to remove. The findings come from a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology .

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  14. Stroke Prevention Guidelines Re-Emphasize Healthy LifestyleRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Mental Help Net

    ... make several recommendations, including eating a Mediterranean or DASH-style (Dietary Approach to Stop Hypertension) diet with nuts added; monitoring blood pressure at home with a portable cuff device and preventing hypertension by exercising and ...

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  15. Dr Oz: High fat ketogenic-style diet flattens belly fat and aids weight lossRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Dr. Mehmet Oz busted belly fat myths and said eating healthy fats like those on a high-fat, low carb ketogenic-style diet can flatten your belly on the Oct. 30 episode of the Dr. Oz Show . Dr. Oz said contrary to popular myth, belly fat is not harder to lose than any other body fat.

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  16. Report shows hunger still a growing problem in OhioRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WTVN-AM Columbus

    More than one in six Ohioans, or more than 2 million people, stand in the state's emergency food lines each year, according to a new study released by the Ohio Association of Foodbanks. "The Hunger in Ohio 2014 study reveals alarming data about the reality that many Ohioans face," said Lisa Hamler-Fugitt, executive director of the Ohio Association of Foodbanks.

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  17. For Halloween, a look at 13 very real fearsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Halloween is the holiday in which many children - and, OK, a lot of adults, too - dress up in scary costumes and head out into the night for a little bit of controlled terror-laden fun. Here, on a day where fear is mixed with fun, is a look at 13 of the very real challenges that face many of us, including a fear of the number 13. n Arachnophobia is the fear of spiders and other arachnids, such as scorpions.

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  18. Obamacare Is Adding Millions of New Patients, but Health Care in...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | OpEdNews

    How is it possible to provide cheaper and better health care while adding 11 million new patients? We're doing it now under Obamacare by using our resources more efficiently and by changing the very culture of Health Care in America. Slowly but surely, America's antiquated health care system is being dragged into the modern world.

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  19. Denmark widens warning on weight loss herbal linked to brain haemorrhageRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | NutraIngredients-USA

    The Danish food safety authority has issued a second warning on the illegal herbal weight loss ingredient Acacia rigidula - which contains substances implicated in a brain haemorrhage case in Sweden. Earlier this month the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration, Foedevarestyrelsen, warned consumers against the use of dietary supplement 7 Phenylstack after a risk assessment revealed the herbal it used contained the same naturally occurring amphetamine-like substances implicated in a medical report on the brain haemorrhage of an apparently healthy woman who had consumed the pre-workout supplement 'Jacked Power'.

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  20. Abbott to acquire VC-backed Topera for $250 mlnRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | PE Hub

    Abbott today announced that it has entered into an agreement to purchase Topera, Inc., a private, venture-backed medical device company focused on developing innovative electrophysiology technologies to improve the diagnosis and treatment of atrial fibrillation, one of the most common heart rhythm disorders in the world. Through this acquisition, Abbott enters the catheter-based electrophysiology market, an approximately $3 billion global market that has been growing annually at double-digit rates.

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