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2013-03-25 23:00:33

Several diets, like the DASH diet and a Mediterranean-style diet, can help control blood pressure, and are good for the heart and all-around health. Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 25, 2013 Many people eat their way to high blood pressure (hypertension). It's also possible to eat your way out of it, according to the March 2013 Harvard Men's Health Watch. The Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) eating plan–low in animal fat and salt; abundant in blood-pressure-lowering...

2013-03-21 23:01:16

Allergy seasons are worsening, possibly because of climate change. Fighting back against allergy symptoms involves medications and other strategies, such as starting a nasal steroid spray weeks before the spring and possibly wearing a mask for outdoor yard work. Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 21, 2013 Although snow still blankets parts of northern states, spring allergy season is already underway in many parts of the country. It's starting earlier each year due to warmer weather patterns, reports...

2013-03-20 23:00:53

How healthy offerings drive profitability is pitch at Franchising Conference in Las Vegas. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) March 20, 2013 Sticking to a diet doesn´t mean you have to give up a sweet frozen treat. In fact, Zinga! Frozen Yogurt is helping celebrate National Nutrition Month® in March by reminding consumers and potential franchisees alike that its basic self serve offerings promote weight loss, as reported in a Harvard study. Here´s how a typical Zinga! Frozen Yogurt...

2013-03-18 08:31:26

NEW YORK, March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A poorly fact-checked article from a Kansas newspaper is being cited by well-funded advocacy organizations across the country to convince decision-makers, physicians and the public to disregard a peer-reviewed Harvard research paper linking fluoride to lower IQ in children, reports the Fluoride Action Network (FAN). Harvard scientist, Philippe Grandjean, MD, states the newspaper never "checked their information with the authors, even though...

2013-03-05 23:03:48

Qustodio, a leading parental control software start-up, announced that it has successfully closed a $1 million seed round of funding. Barcelona, Spain (PRWEB) March 05, 2013 Qustodio, a leading parental control software start-up, announced that it has successfully closed a $1 million seed round of funding. Although the company has been around for less than a year, Qustodio already has a fully operational product that is downloadable for Windows and Android, with a Mac version coming at the...

2013-02-28 08:31:00

Collaborative CNS Screening Initiative (CCSI) Aims to Share Knowledge and Speed Drug Discovery NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF), Beyond Batten Disease Foundation (BBDF) and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society today announced a funding collaboration to support the creation of the Collaborative CNS Screening Initiative (CCSI), a central repository of chemical compounds that have shown significant Central Nervous System...

2013-02-27 23:01:21

Serving as a prequel to Dr. Suzanne M. Miller´s global best-selling ℠The Medical School Admissions Guide´, ℠How to be Pre-Med: A Harvard MD´s Medical School Preparation Guide for Students and Parents´ describes the pre-med route from start to finish using Dr. Miller´s Six Buckets model. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 27, 2013 The pre-med journey is easily the most competitive academic path in the U.S. Millions of undergraduate students start out as...

2013-02-20 08:26:24

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- What's the best way to significantly improve customer experience in the Social Age? "It's one of the great hidden opportunities out there," says Bill Lee, author of The Hidden Wealth of Customers (Harvard Business Review Press, 2012) and President of Customer Reference Forum. "To dramatically improve a customer's experience in today's world, get him or her advocating for you." Executives, managers and experts from some of the top firms in the...

2013-02-19 12:31:30

Team from Harvard helps North Campus Research Complex hit key milestone ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Less than three years after the first person moved in, the University of Michigan has transformed a vacant former pharmaceutical company campus into a vibrant hub for research - an achievement marked this week with the move of the 2,000(th) person to the site. Today, a former Harvard University researcher and his team are unpacking their laboratory...

2013-02-12 12:20:37

DALLAS, Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Behringer Harvard and HonorGuard Network (HGN) announced today that they have formed a partnership to connect military personnel transitioning from active service to civilian employment opportunities offered by Behringer Harvard. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050907/DABEHHARLOGO) "We are pleased to do our part in supporting HGN's visionary leadership in providing services that demonstrate gratitude for the sacrifices made by our military...