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    The Association for Dressings and Sauces supports Michelle Obama’s efforts to promote fruit and vegetable consumption among our nation’s children
    In support of the First Lady’s announcement today regarding the need to increase healthy eating among the nation’s children, the Association for Dressings and Sauces (ADS) is sharing tips and ideas to encourage fruit and vegetable consumption. “ADS supports healthful food options for our nation...
     
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    Get Up and Go! Make It Happen! Check It Out! Do Something Good! These actions are what define ChaseNYurFace.com.   ChaseNYurFace.com is all about living a complete and meaningful life, wherever you are and whoever you are. It’s about believing in positive and profound possibilities, and inspiring...
     
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    Specialty sporting goods retailer offers the top ten ways to celebrate women and fitness
    In honor of the 12th Annual National Women’s Health and Fitness Day on Sept. 26, Sport Chalet, Inc., a specialty sporting goods retailer, is encouraging women to take charge of their health and wellbeing by getting active. Whether enjoying a favorite sport or trying something new, regular physical...
     
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    21.8 percent of children poor – including over one-third of black and Hispanic children
    US Census Bureau data released today reveals 46.5 million poor people in America in 2012, including 16.1 million children, essentially unchanged from 2011. Children remain the poorest age group in the country with a poverty rate 21 percent higher than before the Great Recession. There are 2.75 million more children...
     
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    The ghosts and goblins may be coming out this Halloween, but your skeleton shouldn’t! As millions of Americans prepare for the traditions of Halloween—pumpkin carving, trick-or-treating, and home decorating—the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the Pediatric Orthopaedic ...
     
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    Free or low-cost screenings help diagnose second-leading cause of cancer death among men
    Prostate cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer death in men, but it is easily treated when caught early: the problem is that too often it is not. That is why the Prostate Conditions Education Council (PCEC)—a national organization committed to men’s health and a leader in prostate cancer...
     
  • September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
    The Aflac Cancer Center of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta released a public service video today seeking to encourage people across the country to find out how they can help fight childhood cancer and blood disorders. Research done at any Children’s Oncology Group cancer center in the...
     
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    Affluent, educated, and young parents are worst offenders
    As part of National Child Passenger Safety Week (September 15-21), Safe Kids Worldwide today released “Buckle Up: Every Ride, Every Time,” a new study that finds an alarming percentage of parents are not always taking the time to ensure their children are safely secured in vehicles. The report, funded as...
     
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    Oceana’s Protect Marine Wildlife Program chosen by consumers to receive $25,000
    In celebration of its long-standing commitment to the environment, Santa Cruz Organic® announces it will donate $25,000 to Oceana to help protect marine wildlife. As part of the brand’s Choose for Santa Cruz Organic campaign that took place this summer, protecting marine wildlife was...
     
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    This year alone, 795,000 people in the United States will have a stroke. Use MySilverAge’s easy-to-follow brochure to learn how to handle medical emergencies before they happen.
    A new study published in the Annals of Neurology shows that the incidence of ischemic stroke decreased by 36 percent among Caucasian or Mexican-Americans ages 60 and older between 2000 and 2010. It’s a promising statistic. But for the 795,000 people who will experience a stroke in the United States ...