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    Millions of holiday-seekers will be travelling by air this summer and for most, airport security is but a small blip on their radar. For savvy travellers, screening checkpoints are a waypoint in their journey from home to their ultimate destination. But for those less-travelled or who require assistance, such as...
     
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    Summer is a wonderful time for outdoor activities with family and friends. For many people, a day at the beach, on the boat, or at a backyard barbecue will include drinking alcoholic beverages. But excessive drinking and summer activities don't mix. Drinking impairs both physical and mental abilities, and it also...
     
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    Senior Learns Critical Life-Saving Lesson
    Whenever you're under the sun, whether it's summer or winter, it's important to guard against sun damage. Ultraviolet radiation from the sun is the No. 1 cause of skin cancer, and it often doesn't develop until later in life. Take for example retiree Adelbert "Mac" McIntyre, who now lives in...
     
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    The Journal of Nutrition and Food Sciences published research linking mango consumption to a better diet quality and nutrition intake in adults and children. This research, funded in part by the National Mango Board (NMB), suggests that consumption of mangos in adults is associated with an overall better diet, higher...
     
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    The veterinarians at Chicago Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Center (www.ChicagoPetEmergency.com) remind pet owners to take steps now to protect their pets over the July 4th holiday. Booming fireworks, barbecues, and lots of activity can present significant danger to pets. In fact, the 4th of July holiday is one...
     
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    Award-winning journalist, best-selling author, talk show host, and Daytime Emmy nominee Katie Couric knows breakfast is the perfect time to nourish her mind and body in anticipation of another busy day. With the many roles she plays, it’s important for her to start each day by including milk with...
     
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    Endomondo Fitness App Users Get Creative with Technology
    Mankind historically finds alternative uses for any tool. The mobile Endomondo Sports Tracker, downloaded by 16 million people worldwide, is not excluded from this historical fact. And for fun, creators of the free app asked users how they utilize the service beyond exercise. The responses were enlightening and,...
     
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    Hundreds of kids are sending a powerful message to their parents and peers at San Francisco's Treasure Island today; they are saying “Give me my fruits and veggies!” June is National Fruit and Vegetable Month: to celebrate, Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) is hosting the first...
     
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    A new study in Nutrition Research, "Peanut consumption in adolescents is associated with improved weight status", showed that Mexican-American sixth graders that consumed peanuts at least once per week were less likely to be overweight or obese, had a significantly lower body mass index (BMI), and had...
     
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    The number of Americans who take a vitamin or supplement continues to increase, according to the third annual "America's Take on Vitamins" survey from the Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. (NYSE: VSI). The survey revealed that 64 percent of Americans currently take a vitamin or supplement, up from 63 percent in 2012...