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Support Veterans by Joining the EOD 131WOD CROSSFIT Movement this Fall

NICEVILLE, FLORIDA– (August 24, 2016) – Veterans Day is November 11th and this day makes for a great time to consider how individuals, groups, businesses, and gyms can get involved and show their support for our nation’s veterans. While it’s estimated that there are over 19 million veterans in the country, there is one elite group […]

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5 Ways Memberships Are Changing Health and Wellness for Everyone

ONTARIO, California – (August 23, 2016) – A common complaint in most households around the country is that health care expenses are out of control, and for some families they are causing problems. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that more than 25 percent of families in the country experience a financial […]

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Nigeria Polio Vaccination Kicks Off in Northeast Amid Insecurity

ABUJA  Nigeria’s health ministry is kicking off a polio vaccination campaign in the northeast, after two fresh cases of the virus were discovered there earlier this month. But the ongoing conflict against Boko Haram may slow down response efforts.                                                                              Photo: CDC Global/Flickr The two new cases in Borno state were discovered within days of […]

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Hundreds of Autism-linked Genes Discovered

The causes of autism are murky, varied and complex. But researchers have taken a step forward, identifying hundreds of new genes that may play a role in the development of autism — a neurodevelopmental disorder that affects children’s ability to communicate, learn and socialize.                       […]

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How Meditation is Helping Veterans Heal

BLUEMONT, Virginia – (August 11, 2016) – As the number of veterans diagnosed with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, anxiety, and other related conditions continues to rise, many are finding relief in a surprising way. These veterans are closing their eyes and silently thinking a simple sound known as a mantra. Much to their surprise, […]

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Health Agency Urges Speeding Up Efforts on (NCD) Diseases

New York, N.Y. Governments must make greater efforts to protect people from heart disease, cancers, diabetes and lung disease – the leading causes of death among the elderly – the United Nations health agency today said.                                       […]

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Optimism About Ending AIDS Misplaced, Some Experts Say

Johannesburg Everyone agrees it sounds like a wonderful goal: The U.N. AIDS agency aims to end the deadly epidemic by the year 2030.                                                  Photo: ZEISS Microscopy/Flickr The agency’s “90-90-90” treatment plan, using […]

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Drug-Resistant Malaria Stirs Concern in Africa

Dakar, Senegal The number of new malaria cases in Africa fell 42 percent from 2000 to 2015, according to the World Health Organization. The drop was due in large part to insecticide-treated mosquito nets, indoor spraying and better access to effective treatments. But this progress could be derailed by a new wave of drug-resistant malaria that’s […]

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