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Thermograms – a safe, accurate and reliable alternative to mammograms

Posted February 18, 2014

Various researchers and experts have highlighted several issues and limitations with using mammograms as the main method of breast cancer diagnosis. A viable alternative is thermography. Thermograms are safe, nontoxic, highly accurate and inexpensive.

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Complementary medicine may be a good bet for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Posted December 26, 2013

A chronic inflammatory condition of the bowel is generally painful and frightening. People who suffer from such conditions would like to think it has occurred from food poisoning or an infection and that it will quickly pass away. However, when the condition is not due to these factors concerns set in due to chronic discomfort and pain leading to a great deal of disability.

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The Right Massage Can Relax the Body and Improve Health

Posted January 31, 2013

Massage therapy can lower blood pressure, help prevent colds, enhance skin tone and more, according to an expert at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). Licensed Massage Therapist Arnold Kelly, who provides massage therapy at the Outpatient Physical Therapy Clinic at the UAB Spain Rehabilitation Center, said massage provides two types of benefits: immediate and cumulative.

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Study: Consumers Don’t Pay as Much Attention to Nutrition Fact Labels as They Think

Posted April 30, 2012

Nutrition Facts labels have been used for decades on many food products. Are these labels read in detail by consumers when making purchases? Do people read only certain portions of the labels? According to a new study published in the November issue of the Journal of the American Dietetic Association, consumers’ self-reported viewing of Nutrition Facts label components was higher than objectively measured viewing using an eye-tracking device. Researchers also determined that centrally located Nutrition Facts labels are viewed more frequently and for longer than those located peripherally.

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Strengthening Products with Fiber

Posted April 30, 2012

Fiber historically connotes strength and a certain roughness. It is positioned as the heart of a person’s worth. When someone has strong conviction to do good, they are said to have good moral fiber. Others may call it strong fiber of character. People standing up to President Dwight Eisenhower once touted the spiritual fiber of a nation (as being more than its wealth). When someone gives a task all they’ve got or stands up for his beliefs, he is said to do so with ‘every fiber of his being.

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