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    Researchers from the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) found that supplementing with calcium elevates calcium levels too high, putting women at risk for kidney stones, among other health problems. Women close to menopause are commonly told to take supplements containing calcium and vitamin D to...
     
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    In the second Rock the Lunchbox Survey of more than 2,000 kids and parents, 72 percent of kids say it's "cool" to have healthy food in their lunchboxes. The survey also showed that snack swapping is common - 64 percent of kids say they regularly trade items from their lunch with friends. To help parents...
     
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    According to a recent TripAdvisor survey, 60 percent of US respondents plan to visit an amusement park in 2014, with more than a quarter spending more than $1,000 on the visit. For families planning an amusement park trip this summer, Family Vacation Critic shares tips for making the visit budget-...
     
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    Gone are the days when parents thought pencils and Trapper Keepers were enough to start the school year. Now school-related expenses include hefty costs on extracurricular activities and the latest trendy clothing! According to a recent survey conducted by digital offers destination RetailMeNot (retailmenot.com) and...
     
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    Tart cherries were a stand-out star at the recent Fancy Food Show, described as a "homegrown superfruit with functional credentials." The nutrient profile of tart cherries is not the only reason these ruby-red fruits are hotter than ever. Trend experts say tart flavors are on the rise, due to consumers'...
     
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    National Parkinson's organizations are working together to help provide Parkinson's patients and caregivers with knowledge and support to optimize their care through the "Partners in Parkinson's" strategic health initiative launched by The Michael J. Fox Foundation and AbbVie. Partners in...
     
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    Bolthouse Farms, one of the largest producers of baby carrots and premium juice beverages in North America, announced today the launch of Bolthouse Farms Kids. The new line of kids snacks is based around real fruits and vegetables with no added preservatives and is designed for maximum kid craveability...
     
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    An estimated 2.3 million people worldwide live with multiple sclerosis (MS) each day, a debilitating disease that can often cause severe pain, muscle spasms, poor circulation, anxiety, stress, and clinical depression. Although not a substitute for regular MS treatment, massage therapy is an effective,...
     
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    Chicken Soup for the Soul, the world's favorite and most recognized storyteller, is proud to make their premiere appearance at SuperZoo, a leading industry trade show in the pet business, in Las Vegas this July 22-24, 2014 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. Inspired by years of reading and publishing stories...
     
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    In preparation for back-to-school and fall sports, many sports leagues and schools require youth to obtain a sports physical before participation in athletic or physical activity. MedExpress, a national urgent care provider that administered over 80,000 sports physicals last year, reminds parents of the importance of...