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Disability: Are Americans Prepared To Risk Their Retirement?

Mounting home foreclosures and the rising cost of everyday living have forced many Americans to dip into their retirement savings. But tough economic times are not the only threat to retirement security. A new paper released by the Council for Disability Awareness (CDA), entitled Worker Disability: A Growing Risk to Retirement Security, addresses Americans' lack of awareness of the risks and the financial burden that an unexpected accident or illness can have on retirement savings.

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Helping Americans Find Their Good Moods

In today's fast-paced climate, people are finding it easy for their emotions to get out of balance, leaving them feeling moody and irritable. To help naturally restore a healthy mood, Nature Made today introduced SAM-e Complete at Grand Central Terminal's Vanderbilt Avenue Taxi Stand in New York City. Creating a relaxation oasis in one of America's busiest transportation zones, Nature Made SAM-e Complete polled passengers on their mood and offered tips for achieving a good mood every day.

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Before Every Surgery Take A TIME OUT

Despite the implicit risks of any surgical procedure, the devastating news of a medical mistake is every patient or families worst nightmare. Everyday, millions of patients trust Surgical Teams to successfully handle their lives with the utmost care. Yet the echo of media reports highlighting preventable mistakes consistently exemplifies the necessity for a TIME OUT.

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Hydrate Your Way To A Healthier, Happier You

Summer is right around the corner, and whether you plan to spend lazy days by the pool or crazy days crammed with activities, experts agree it's important to stay hydrated. So don't let the heat take the sizzle out of your plans ... stay cool and hydrated with iced tea this summer, and enjoy more than just a cold drink. With National Iced Tea Month upon us, June is the perfect time to take note of the multitude of benefits this powerhouse drink has to offer.

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Pressure Wound Therapy Products Available Through Medicare Part B

The Advanced Wound Management Division of Smith & Nephew's negative pressure wound therapy products will be available in nine of the ten designated metropolitan areas included in the first phase of the competitive bidding program administered by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services program.

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