Beauty Doesn’t Mean Sacrificing Cultural Heritage, Says Dr. J

Arbonne Introduces “Beauty and Smarts” New Formula for Complexion Control

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As a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), Dr. J’s work focuses on the inherent beauty of a patient’s unique facial structure. This, of course, requires upholding individual cultural standards of beauty, whether the patient is of Mediterranean, African, Middle Eastern, or Asian descent. In fact, Dr. J has performed a fair amount of revision procedures following a rhinoplasty elsewhere which didn’t respect these specific aesthetic sensibilities.
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Kohls also offers a wide selection of celebrity and designer fragrances for women including but not limited to: Adam Levine, Britney Spears, Burberry, Calvin Klein, Ed Hardy, Escada, Il Bacio, Jennifer Aniston, Jennifer Lopez, Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, Mariah Carey, Pink Sugar, Taylor Swift, Tommy, True Religion, Vera Wang and Vince Camuto. Mens fragrances include Adam Levine, Burberry, Calvin Klein, Boss, Chrome, Cool Water, Curve, Diesel, Drakkar, Ed Hardy, Hugo Boss, James Bond, Lacoste, Nautica, Swiss Army, Tommy and True Religion. About Kohl’s Based in Menomonee Falls, Wis., Kohls ( KSS ) is a family-focused, value-oriented specialty department store offering moderately priced, exclusive and national brand apparel, shoes, accessories, beauty and home products in an exciting shopping environment. With a commitment to environmental leadership, Kohls operates 1,155 stores in 49 states. In support of the communities it serves, Kohls has raised more than $231 million for childrens initiatives nationwide through its Kohls Cares cause merchandise program, which operates under Kohl’s Cares, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kohl’s Department Stores, Inc.
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National Beauty Brands Now Available at Kohl’s Stores and Kohls.com

Arbonne products are vegan certified, formulated without gluten, dermatologisttested and allergytested safe. All Arbonne products can be purchased through Arbonnes extensive network of Independent Consultants, or online at http://www.arbonne.com . Arbonne. Pure, Safe, Beneficial. About Arbonne International Founded in Switzerland in 1975, Arbonne International, LLC, creates personal care and wellness products that are crafted with premium botanical ingredients and innovative scientific discovery. Arbonne. Pure, Safe, Beneficial.
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10 Beauty Products You Need For Fall—see The Pics

Sally Beauty Not As Attractive Thanks To Soft Summer Sales

24, 2013 1:00 PM PDT Loading… http://www.hairenvy.com Want to know what celebrities are stocking up on this season? Besides scarves and booties, we mean. Well, for starters, Jennifer Aniston swears by Living Proof’s new Perfect Hair Day treatment.
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Click to start your free 30-day trial now! Even with the sell off, shares arent that cheap. Sally Beauty has a forward P/E of 17.7, which is above the average of the S&P 500 of 15.8. Given the slowdown in store traffic, investors might want to stay away from Sally Beauty in the short term. However, over the long term, the beauty products business has been solid.
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A.S. Watson Health & Beauty Benelux Selects eGain for Omnichannel Customer Service

Watson Health & Beauty Benelux Selects eGain for Omnichannel Customer Service Press Release: eGain Corporation 20 hours ago SUNNYVALE, CA and AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS–(Marketwired – Sep 24, 2013) – eGain ( NASDAQ : EGAN ), the leading provider of cloud-based customer engagement solutions, today announced that A.S. Watson Health & Beauty Benelux has selected eGain as the platform for its omnichannel customer service initiative for the brands Kruidvat en Trekpleister in Belgium and The Netherlands. “Omnichannel commerce” is an emerging trend in the retail industry, where shoppers undertake journeys through many touchpoints to research, buy and get service. A.S. Watson Health & Beauty Benelux selected eGain in order to design and deliver self service support for this fast-emerging omnichannel world, given its track record of success in the retail sector and award-winning platform for multichannel customer engagement. The first deployment will support the brands Kruidvat and Trekpleister in the Netherlands and Kruidvat in Belgium, and will include web self-service and an omnichannel agent desktop, comprising call tracking, email management and knowledge management in Dutch and French. Shopper interactions through these channels will be unified for 360 degree context and service consistency, thanks to the eGain hub.
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Blood Pressure Screening Set Oct. 9

Home blood pressure monitoring may improve control

9 Posted: | Updated: 5 hrs ago The next free blood pressure screening by the American Red Cross will be 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Oct. 9. at the San Dimas Senior Citizen/Community Center, 201 E.
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At the end of the program, 71 percent of them had their blood pressure in the recommended range, compared to 53 percent of the usual care group. Those benefits remained after the pharmacist calls ceased, Margolis and her colleagues reported Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Six months after the intervention ended, 72 percent of telemonitoring patients still had their blood pressure under control, versus 57 percent of people in the comparison group. Participants who received telemonitoring were prescribed more hypertension drugs during the study.
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The Key To Corporate Fitness: Agility And Flexibility

With the certainty of death and taxes, supply-chain disruptions are a fact of life in the modern global economy, thanks to all sorts of eventsnatural disasters, explosions, fires, building collapses, and coupsover which company executives have no control. For example: Computer problems at one of the East Coasts biggest ports snarled the flow of cargo across the Northeast for weeks, the Wall Street Journal reported in early August, delaying the delivery of consumer goods needed for back-to-school sales. These are the types of unpredictable, infrequent crises that executives worldwide must always be prepared to deal with. We dont know what will happen or where it will happen, but we know something will happen. The best managers are agile and flexible enough to react quickly. The best of the best strategically plan ahead; when the unexpected happens, they already know what their options are. Executives at the top of their game also must have plans for dealing with longer-term challenges, such as the recession in Europe; the potential slowdown in China; the U.S.s lackluster recovery; shortages of skilled workers; or the implementation of new laws and regulations. And dont forget, there are challenges on the upside as well.
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Profile in Fitness: Work out like a champ — namely, this physician and marathon winner

I would like to thank the WWE for the wonderful opportunity that they had given me. I truly respect the sport, the athletes, and the staff for all the hard work and efforts they put in. While experiencing this new venture I realized my true passions were with cooking and fitness. Sometimes in life you need to do something you have never done to realize what is truly meant for you, Christina said on Instagram. I do not regret any part of this experience for I met life long friends and learned a lot about myself and what truly makes me happy. I still am a very big fan of the WWE and NXT. I want to thank all of the fans who supported me in my decisions and who keep supporting me in my future journey, she added.
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WWE release fitness model Christina Vargas

1 of 2 In high school, Dr. Riva Rahl Graeme joined the only team that didnt cut anyone. The cross-country decision turned out to be a good one; less than a decade later, she won the White Rock (now called Dallas) Marathon. Now 40, shes medical director of the Cooper Wellness Program.
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How Can Children Interested In Nutrition Promote Awareness About Honeybees? (video)

Herbalife Strengthens its Nutrition Advisory Board, Welcomes Expert from Greece

Another topic to check out at the site is “Pesticide residues in bee hives: What levels are of concern?” Honeybees are not the only species of bee that can be used in managed pollination. If colonies continue declining, Fell believes that there will be an increase in the use of other species, including the bumble bee and alfalfa leafcutter bee. There are, however, measured declines in these species’ populations as well. In addition, they are not as easily managed for pollination as the honeybee. “The major advantages of using honeybees are ease of movement, both in and out of orchards or fields, as well as the ability to manage colonies for higher populations.
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Additionally, Moulinos is the author of Nutrition for a Better Life, and a frequent media contributor on nutrition. Moulinos earned his doctorate in sports medicine from Novi Sad, Serbia, and a post-graduate masters in exercise physiology and sports nutrition from the University of North Carolina. Moulinos has also conducted extensive studies in geriatric nutrition. * The University of California, as a matter of policy, does not endorse specific products or services.
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Diet-to-Go To Feature Five Nutrition & Health Experts

Freedhoff founded the Bariatric Medical Institute and works as an assistant professor of family medicine at the University of Ottawa. He also keeps the public up-to-date on the latest happenings on his personal website Weighty Matters . Jessica Fishman Levinson is a registered dietitian and founder of Nutritioulicious, a nutrition consulting practice. She has been extremely successful at counseling people on nutrition issues and has made numerous guest appearances on television. She also writes articles for top publications like Fitness and Glamour magazines to provide much-needed information and advice to the general public. Levinson believes in the importance of establishing sound eating habits early on, and co-wrote a childrenas cookbook to do just that.
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Nutrition News: Celery To The Rescue

Nutrition Smarts For Young People

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. Researchers found the trick seemed to be using the flavonoids as a pre-treatment instead of applying them and the chemotherapeutic drug simultaneously. Pancreatic cancer is a very aggressive cancer, and there are few early symptoms, meaning that the disease is often not found before it has spread. Ultimately the goal is to develop a cure, but prolonging the lives of patients would be a significant development.
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BETH BAUGHER Getting teenagers to put down the sodas and jumbo bags of Cheetos is not a new challenge, but its an especially pressing one these days. Were obviously concerned about the obesity epidemic. People are heavier than they should be, says Dennis M. Styne, M.D., a pediatric endocrinologist at UC Davis Childrens Hospital.
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Milk nutrition facts

But the Harvard School of Public Health recommends limiting dairy intake to two servings per day. Find your calcium from other sources, the school recommends. Dietary Fat: Whole milk has 8 grams of total fat, 5 of them saturated; 2% milk contains 5g fat, 3 of them saturated; theres 2 grams of fat in 1% milk, both grams saturated; skim milk checks in at under 1 gram of fat. The official government stance : those trying to lose weight should restrict calories and drink skim milk. But many nutritionists would argue that the fat in a moderate portion of whole milk, or at least 2%, would make people feel fuller and reduce cravings for more food. As for saturated fats, this is a very controversial subject.
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Blood Pressure Drug Tends To Slow Coronary Disease

6 Easy Ways To Lower Your Blood Pressure

Nicholls said. “We also saw a bit of a trend toward regression in atherosclerosis. But our primary endpoint — a decrease in the volume of disease in the artery — did not meet statistical significance.” Although not a primary endpoint, the researchers did identify a decrease in major cardiovascular events including sudden death, stroke, and heart attack in patients on aliskiren. The data indicate that patients with heart disease and blood pressure in the prehypertensive range may benefit from more aggressive treatment of their blood pressure to get it lower than current guidelines suggest. “We have to be cautious interpreting our results on cardiovascular events because this trial was not formally designed to look at these outcomes,” said Steven Nissen, M.D., Chairman of the AQUARIUS trial executive committee and Chairman of the Robert and Suzanne Tomsich Department of Cardiovascular Medicine at Cleveland Clinic. Note: Materials may be edited for content and length. For further information, please contact the source cited above.
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The study, presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Cardiology, included 5,000 people whose diets were tracked over 20 years. The researchers found that the ones who consumed the most isoflavones — found in soy, as well as peanuts and green tea — had lower systolic blood pressure than those who consumed the fewest isoflavones, according to WebMD. Flickr photo by FotoosVanRobin. Chocolate Chocolate is linked with a lower BMI — and it could be beneficial for people with hypertension. A 2010 review of studies in the journal BMC Medicine showed that flavanols, which are found in chocolate, seemed to promote the dilation of blood vessels, which in turn can lower blood pressure. “Flavanols have been shown to increase the formation of endothelial nitric oxide, which promotes vasodilation and consequently may lower blood pressure,” study researcher Dr. Karin Ried, of the University of Adelaide in Austria, said in a statement. “There have, however, been conflicting results as to the real-life effects of eating chocolate.
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Experiments On Rats’ Neck Nerves Could Point To High Blood Pressure Solutions

Recommendation: Daily for 15-20 minutes. Biofeedback breathing. A device called “Resperate”, which can be found here, guides you through the process of slowing down your heart rate. After you do it for a while, it appears to slow down your rate even when you arent hooked up to the machine. If you dont want to spring for the machine, a University of Missouri School of Medicine study found that practicing yoga pranayama breathing 15 minutes daily resulted in statistically significant blood pressure reduction of 11 points (systolic) and 8 points (diastolic) in pre-hypertensive subjects after six weeks. Click here to learn the breathing basics. Skip the chips, eat a banana.
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Breast Really Is Best: Mothers’ Milk Fills A Child’s Digestive System With Essential ‘good’ Bacteria

You need guts to be happy no matter what: The importance of a healthy digestive system for enhanced immunity

Study leader Professor Christophe Lacroix, from the Institute for Food, Nutrition and Health in Zurich, said: ‘We are excited to find out that bacteria can actually travel from the mother’s gut to her breast milk. Number of children dying from heart defects has fallen by more than 80% in the last 30 years ‘A healthy community of bacteria in the gut of both mother and baby is really important for baby’s gut health and immune system development. ‘We’re not sure of the route the bacteria takes from gut to breast milk but, we have used culture, isolation, sequencing and fingerprinting methods to confirm that they are definitely the same strains.’ The findings are published in the latest issue of the journal Environmental Microbiology. DNA tests were carried out on the breast milk of seven healthy mothers and their exclusively breast-fed babies who were up to one month old. The scientists tested faecal samples to identify bacteria in the guts of both infants and their mothers. Breast beats the bottle again: Previous research has shown breast milk protects babies against stomach bugs, chest infections, asthma and allergies The researchers wrote: ‘This study shows that gut-associated anaerobes may be vertically transferred from mother to neonate (infant) via breastfeeding. ‘Our data supports the recently suggested hypothesis of a novel way of mother-neonate communication, in which maternal gut bacteria reach breast milk via an entero-mammary pathway to influence neonatal gut colonisation and maturation of the immune system.’ Japanese research published earlier this month found that breastfeeding can halve the risk of children being obese by the age of eight.
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Good bacteria from the milk of breast-feeding mums can protect the digestive and immune system health of her baby, say scientists

Nearly every brain-controlling chemical is generated in the gut, including hormones and neurotransmitters such as serotonin, dopamine, glutamate, GABA and nor epinephrine. The gut is home to 100 million neurons – more than what the spinal cord has. It also contains 24 minor brain proteins, major cells that regulate immune function, one of the body’s in-built opiates, and native bensodizipine. Recently there has been one more addition to the nervous system: The gut, also known as the enteric nervous system. It is ensconced inside sheaths of tissue found in the lining of the esophagus, stomach, small intestine and colon.
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How your dog’s digestive system works

The animal chooses almost every mouthful, with a view to maintaining stability within the chemical factory, which is its gut. All its instincts are tuned to this task. The changes, which occur in the feed available, are slow changes. The available feed varies week by week with the passage of the seasons and the weather so the gut is able to adapt slowly to these changes. Omnivores – plant and meat eaters: have one stomach and their intestines are shorter than the cow but longer than the dog. They have the ability to digest vegetation but they have enough enzymes and acid in their gut to digest animal protein as well.
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Dna Changes During Pregnancy Persist Into Childhood

(Global DNA methylation is defined as methylation levels measured in aggregate for all genetic material, not specific to one or more genes.) Center researchers analyzed global DNA methylation levels in blood at two different time points. Cord blood was analyzed from 279 children who are part of the Center’s Mothers & Newborns study in Northern Manhattan and the South Bronx. Of these children, 165 also had blood collected at age 3. The authors found that cord blood methylation was correlated with and significantly predicted the level of methylation at 3 years old.
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Women in Central Florida sell positive pregnancy tests on Craigslist

YEAH, LAUREN, YOU WOULD THINK THAT MOST PEOPLE WHO WANT TO BUY A PREGNANCY TEST WOULD GO INTO A PHARMACY LIKE THIS CVS. WE ARE FINDING A LOT OF POSITIVE PREGNANCY TESTS AVAILABLE ON CRAIGSLIST TO POTENTIALLY PLAY A JOKE OR SOMEONE OR WORSE, CONVINCE A MAN TO MARRY SOMEONE, UNDER FALSE PRETENSES. THE ADS ON CRAIGSLIST ARE CLEAR, POSITIVE PREGNANCY TEST AVAILABLE FOR CASH. WE FOUND SOME FOR JUST 25 BUCKS NEAR THE FLORIDA MALL IN ORLANDO AS WELL AS MELBOURNE. ONE POSTER SAYING, I’M PREGNANT. WHY NOT LET OTHERS IN ON THE FUN.
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Clearblue Introduces the First and Only Home Pregnancy Test That Detects Pregnancy and Estimates Weeks

The Clearblue Advanced Pregnancy Test with Weeks Estimator gives women clear results displayed in words and numbers. If the test is positive, Pregnant will be clearly indicated in words on the display along with an estimate of the number of weeks in numbers: 1-2, 2-3 or 3+. The new Clearblue Advanced Pregnancy Test with Weeks Estimator was developed with input from OB/GYNs, has been tested extensively to ensure its reliability and is supported by a wealth of clinical data. In rigorous clinical trials with nearly 2,000 women, 24,000 urine samples were collected and more than 5,000 samples were tested5.
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Our Pt365 Experts Want To Answer Your Fitness And Nutrition Questions

* Army Lt. Derek Walesis serving as an executive officer in Dog Troop, 1-16 Cavalry at Fort Benning, Ga. He is a former Division 1 decathlete, Modern Army Combatives competitor, and is a CrossFit competitive athlete and rugby player. He is a CrossFit Olympic Lifting and Level 1 Trainer, and former lead trainer at CrossFit Spartan Shield (Operation Enduring Freedom, Kuwait). Hes also the designer of the WOD Programmer app and runs http://www.wodprogrammer.com . * Pauline Nordin, a native of Swedenwho lives in Los Angeles, is the founder of the Butt Bible workout system and creator of Fighter Diet , a website focused on fitness and nutrition and through which she sells e-books and supplements.
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Game Plan Nutrition Opens Headquarters in Boston’s Financial District

Cheap, easy junk food Dympna Leonard, Senior Lecturer at James Cook University, who worked on the project said that, “no supplement is ever going to be a substitute for healthy food, but the Sprinkles can enhance a child’s diet during a short period when nutrient requirements are particularly high.” Poor nutrition amongst children typically reflects poor diet and health across the wider community, “as well as impacting on children’s health, iron deficiency and anaemia can have long lasting detrimental effects on children’s educational attainment,” Ms Leonard said. “Prevention and intervention needs to start earlier, ideally before a woman becomes pregnant,” she said. “What we are finding in these remote Indigenous communities is the end point of the loss of their land and loss of their traditional food supply, meaning people now depend on what they can buy at their local food store, on a low income.” “The supply of healthy food to these remote communities has improved, but at the same time, the supply of junk food has also become more readily available and it is cheap, relative to more nutritious food,” Ms Leonard said. Endemic problem Associate Professor Kate Senior, anthropologist at the Menzies School of Health Research and a co-author of the report, said training the community workers allowed them to continue the job beyond the life of the project. “Young women are now empowered to have conversations about these enduring problems in their communities,” she said.
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Anaemia and poor nutrition running high among young Indigenous children

“It’s rewarding after all our hard work to have the pieces in place for a fully vertical operation,” said Andrew Bachman, Game Plan Nutrition’s CEO. “From our technology down to our product and delivery methods, Game Plan is poised to take the supplement industry by storm. I can’t wait for all the partnerships and joint venture opportunities this business will create for us, and best of all, living our mantra by changing lives everyday.” Game Plan Nutrition’s strategic move to open its headquarters in Boston’s financial district was based on the city’s young and academic environment that has become a corridor of growth for tech businesses. After focusing on development of logistics and fulfillment in their Hackensack, NJ warehouse, the opening of Game Plan Nutrition’s headquarters closes the company’s last logistical loop in preparation for their mid-September beta-launch. About Game Plan Nutrition GPLH develops tools and products focused upon the intersection of three important market trends: proprietary nutritional supplements, sold exclusively through personal trainers and other fitness professionals, using online mobile tools.
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