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Celery and Artichokes? Who Knew?
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Friday, 23 August 2013 19:58
Urbana, Illinois, August 2013 — Celery, artichokes, and herbs, especially Mexican oregano, all contain apigenin and luteolin, flavonoids that kill human pancreatic cancer cells in the lab by inhibiting an important enzyme, according to two new University of Illinois studies.
 
“Apigenin alone induced cell death in two aggressive human pancreatic cancer cell lines. But we received the best results when we pre-treated cancer cells with apigenin for 24 hours, then applied the chemotherapeutic drug gemcitabine for 36 hours,” said Elvira de Mejia, a University of Illinois professor of food chemistry and food toxicology.
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Another Kitchen-to-the-Rescue Tale
Business
Friday, 23 August 2013 19:53
Deerfield Beach, Florida, August 2013—In her newest book, Mee Tracy McCormick chronicles her journey from near death to that of a vital, healthy woman. Her new life includes a husband, two children, and a remarkable new career. She goes into communities and teaches what she learned about turning around a health crisis. 

Mee transformed her kitchen into her personal healing “laboratory.” The pay-off was huge. By learning about the healing power of food, she was in fact creating something bigger than a cure for a personal ailment. She was creating a lifestyle… a new way of being… a movement.
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Keep it Fresh; Keep it Flowing
Business
Friday, 23 August 2013 19:31
Windsor, CA, August, 2013–A touch of oxygen in an individual glass can help open the bouquet and release the full flavor of wine.

For an opened bottle exposed overnight, though, this life-giving gas is actually the kiss of death. As wine oxidizes it loses aromas and flavors, leaving a vinegar-like, less than desirable beverage behind.

But now there’s a simple and inexpensive new way to keep opened bottles of wine fresh for days, weeks, even months. 
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Seniors Rock!
Health
Thursday, 01 August 2013 18:39
Louisville, Kentucky, July 2013— More than 10,000 athletes age 50 and older registered to compete in this year’s National Senior Games in Cleveland, running from July 19 to August 1. Athletes compete over 15 days at the largest multi-sport event in the world for seniors.

Humana Inc., presenting sponsor of the 2013 event, announced its “Humana Game Changers” program, recognizing athletes who are competing in the Games, and who serve as inspiring figures for all Americans to get active.
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Cooking Your Way To Gorgeous
Business
Thursday, 01 August 2013 18:21
Deerfield Beach, FL, July, 2013—You are what you eat.  It’s an expression everyone has heard in relation to one’s waistline, but it also holds true for the complexion. In Cooking Your Way to Gorgeous: Skin-Friendly Superfoods, Age-Reversing Recipes, and Fabulous Homemade Facials, skin-care expert to the stars Scott-Vincent Borba shares his philosophy that outer beauty often begins on the inside. When you feed your skin what it needs on the inside, you banish problem areas and regenerate healthier, younger-looking skin. In the quest for a radiant, lit-from-within-glow, skin is often overwhelmed with endless creams and serums. 
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Don’t be a Statistic
Health
Friday, 23 August 2013 19:37
Everywhere, USA, August 2013—We’ll spare them for you. You already know that obesity has become a massive problem in the United States – among children and adults alike. We have been calling it an epidemic for years now—and the government continues to release scary numbers through the press. 
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Twiztt!
Health
Thursday, 01 August 2013 18:45
Tarrytown, New York, August 2013—Yep. That’s what we said; Twiztt.™  It’s a new and innovative cookware line by TV journalist and health advocate Joan Lunden. And we’re told it’s already a hit.

Lunden entered into a partnership with The Cookware Company, and has launched the most innovative cookware line in decades. The new cookware was created to make healthy cooking easier by bringing a smart “twist” to everyday cooking.  (Now you know the source of the interesting brand name!)

After being launched by Lunden and The Cookware Company at the 2012 International Home & Housewares Show in Chicago and by Lunden herself on QVC in March 2012, the line became available in select retailers that summer.
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The Doctor Will See You Now… On Your Computer
Health
Thursday, 01 August 2013 18:31
Mason, Ohio, July 2013—Anthem BC/BS members now have a more convenient way to see a doctor for non-emergency needs when their own doctor is not readily available. By accessing the new LiveHealth Online service, at www.livehealthonline.com, members can choose a doctor and address their health issues live via two-way video. Doctors now offer members “live” consultations from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. local time daily, including holidays, and will soon be offering service 24/7.
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Tats for tots
Health
Thursday, 01 August 2013 18:15
Sparks, Maryland, July 2013– For parents of children with nut and other food related allergies, monitoring the food their child eats is an ongoing concern, especially when they can’t be with them. SafetyTat, the inventor of temporary safety tattoos for children, now offers a line of allergy tattoos to help protect children with food allergies. They do the talking for parents, and help others know what foods are of danger to kids – the perfect safety precaution for children on the first day of school or camp, at a party or picnic. 
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