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    Gaining either too much or too little weight during pregnancy appears to increase the risk of having an overweight or obese child, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published today in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. In one of the largest studies to examine current Institute of Medicine...
     
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    According to the National Kidney Foundation, approximately one out of every 50 young adults has a problem with bedwetting. It is a condition filled with myth, misunderstanding, ineffective treatments, and often hidden shame for the child, teen or adult bedwetter. The underlying cause of bedwetting is actually related...
     
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    On April 24, more than 37 million youth and adults will spend the day together for Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day. In addition to helping young people explore possible career paths, the program shows kids that parents or mentors take a vested interest in their future—a huge booster for developing self-...
     
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    The following are tips from Karina Corona, Baby Concierge at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit: We understand that traveling with your baby for the first time can make you a little nervous- but don't worry!  Here are our best tips to help you and baby have the smoothest flight possible. Before the Flight •...
     
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    Whether you're entertaining for a big group or a small gathering, a successful Easter brunch starts with finding the right recipes to impress with less stress. With make-ahead brunch dishes, single-serving desserts, easy sides and flavorful beverages from the experts at McCormick, a global leader in flavor, this...
     
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    ~~ People want to improve their health are finally realizing that supplements can play a role in getting healthy – but American's spend $15 billion on supplements a year and don't always know what to take according to Michael A. Smith. MD, author of the newly released The Supplement Pyramid – How...
     
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    Women often have a wide range of experiences during perimenopause and menopause. The process begins as estrogen levels decline and the ovaries stop releasing eggs every month. Women may have symptoms ranging from menopause rapid heartbeats to menopause tooth loss. Natural solutions are becoming more popular with women...
     
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    Surfing as a sport has seen a rapid growth in popularity since the 1960s. On any given day along San Diego County's 70 miles of coastline, thousands of surfers may be spotted in the ocean, riding waves or patiently waiting for their next ride. While most would agree that they surf for the pure enjoyment of...
     
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    Consumer advocate group Citizens for Health, has named High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) the No. 1 food additive to avoid for this year's "Read Your Labels Day." The annual event held each April 11 was created to help American families get the "411" on what's in packaged foods and beverages,...
     
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    With Easter upon us, Health Canada would like to remind us of the importance of proper handling and preparation of eggs to prevent foodborne illness. Although Salmonella is not very common in Canadian eggs, some people are more susceptible to it, particularly young children, the elderly, pregnant women and...