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    The Balance Bar Summer Shape-Up Challenge kicked off yesterday to help consumers move more, eat healthier, and feel great while enjoying summer. The 40-day Challenge will be filled with 30-minute workouts, healthy eating tips, and multiple social media giveaways on Facebook, Pinterest, and...
     
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    A Place for Mom (APFM), the nation's largest senior living referral service, today announced its annual "Rest and Recharge Caregiver Getaway," a contest to recognize female caregivers across the country. One winner will receive a fully paid tuition for herself and a friend to Camp Reveille, Joan Lunden...
     
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    The Issue Summer is here, and more people are cooking outside to take advantage of the sunshine and the warm temperatures. But the hot, humid weather, coupled with more difficult access to refrigeration or washing facilities, creates the perfect conditions for the rapid growth of bacteria on food. Every year in ...
     
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    During the summer, there is an increased chance of exposure to the triggers and other precipitating factors of headache. Vacations, air travel, the beach, picnics, and partying are not always fun times – especially if you are laid low with a migraine or other headache. The National Headache Foundation offers...
     
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    Save the Children is working to address the immediate needs of children at the US border who have fled violence and insecurity in Central America. Thousands of minors are now overwhelming border control institutions ill-prepared to meet the basic needs of such large numbers of unaccompanied children. Those...
     
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    Lyme disease is a potentially serious bacterial infection, transmitted through the bite of a certain species of tick. The disease affects humans and a wide range of animals, including pets and livestock. Lyme disease manifests itself in many ways and if left untreated may progress through many stages. The disease is...
     
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    The rediscovery of ancient foods such as quinoa has now opened the door for other forgotten plants to go global. The prickly pear cactus and chia seeds are two of the latest such examples, having both been used by the ancient Aztecs. According to Mintel, the use of chia seeds as an ingredient has continued to...
     
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    June is Fireworks Eye Safety Awareness Month, and the Texas Ophthalmological Association (TOA) wants to remind consumers to leave fireworks to professionals. "Too many Fourth of July celebrations are ruined because a child has to be rushed to the emergency room after a fireworks accident," said Sidney K....
     
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    An increasing body of scientific evidence makes it clear: What we eat may have an impact on the health and beauty of our skin. But what if there was a fruit—available year-round with plentiful volume just in time for skin-centric summertime—that delivered a cocktail of skin-supporting nutrients and...
     
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    The legalization of marijuana in many states may be changing the way teens think about marijuana and other harmful substances such as heroin. A new study commissioned by Rosecrance shows that the legalization of marijuana may encourage teenagers to experiment with the drug, along with other substances. The...