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    Maintaining a Healthy pH Balance “Down There”
    Many women never have the benefit of a frank, open discussion about feminine health and the importance of maintaining a healthy pH balance “down there.” Many women do not realize the vagina is a delicate ecosystem that requires a balanced environment to remain healthy; and events like menstruation, sex,...
     
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    With help from the generous American public, MDA sponsors, and a diverse roster of musical performers and celebrity presenters, the 48th annual MDA Show of Strength Telethon raised $59,583,555 to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association. The two-hour telethon aired primetime Sunday, Sept. 1 on ABC television...
     
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    Support Pennsylvania farmers, communities and jobs this Labor Day weekend by using locally produced food in meals shared with families and friends. "Buying local products is good for Pennsylvania," Agriculture Secretary George Greig said. "When you buy products grown or made here, you support local...
     
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    Belly Ballot—Naming Your Baby Has Never Been This Fun
    Most Americans view Labor Day as a celebration ending the summer, or the extra holiday they get in September to BBQ or take a long weekend. It was originally created though during the labor movement to pay tribute to the American workers and the many labor advocates who worked tirelessly to preserve the...
     
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    Nonprofits in Northern California, Illinois, Oregon, and Pennsylvania recognized for innovation in healthcare services and green building standards
    MetLife Foundation and Enterprise Community Partners, Inc. (Enterprise) today announced the winners of the 2013 MetLife Foundation Awards for Excellence in Affordable Housing, lauding innovation in green, healthcare, and service-enriched housing for low-income seniors. The four winners will each receive...
     
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    Leading Braces Manufacturer Shares Smile Tips During Back to School Season
    For the second year in a row, makers of Damon Smile—a line of braces that straightens teeth, corrects bites, and helps improve smile arcs with ease and comfort—are offering expert tips for kids, teens, and teachers on ways to ensure a healthy, beautiful smile for school picture day. To celebrate the back-...
     
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    The popular Concussion Recognition & Response™ (CRR) app from PAR is now available free of charge for download through the Apple® App StoreSM and Google Play for use on your iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Android device, or tablet. The CRR app helps coaches and parents recognize the signs...
     
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    Kaiser Permanente study finds low adiponectin levels prior to pregnancy linked to high risk of gestational diabetes
    Overweight women with low levels of the hormone adiponectin prior to pregnancy are nearly seven times more likely to develop gestational diabetes, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published today in the journal Diabetes Care. Adiponectin protects against insulin resistance, inflammation, and heart disease....
     
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    Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs), namely DHA and EPA, have been linked to a 35-percent lower risk of cardiovascular death in older adults and may also benefit people of all ages, according to recent scientific research. This includes helping reduce brain damage in infants after stroke, increase math...
     
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    Scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have shown that high-functioning autism spectrum disorder (ASD) children appear to outgrow a critical social communication disability. Younger children with ASD have trouble integrating the auditory and visual cues associated...