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    Celebrities and Hollywood insiders gathered last night at the Paley Media Center in Beverly Hills to support the children in crisis and their families served by Hollygrove, a nonprofit agency. Together, they raised more than $200,000 to help local youth overcome trauma and succeed in school. The “Norma Jean Gala...
     
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    Safe Kids Pennsylvania urges all families in the commonwealth to keep medications and household products secure and out of children's reach. This reminder comes during National Poison Prevention Week and in conjunction with the Safe Kids Worldwide research report identifying new insights into why kids are getting...
     
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    Each stage of life comes with different gifts and challenges – and the art of maintaining a balanced, healthy lifestyle includes being able to understand the physiological metamorphoses that occur at each distinct "Age and Stage" to best ensure overall health and well-being. As we enter our 50s,...
     
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    Most parents of kids with and without nut allergies don't support schoolwide bans on nut-containing products, according to a new University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health. Schools don't have a single standard for managing environments for nut-allergic...
     
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     According to the Alzheimer's Association 2014 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures report released today, a woman’s estimated lifetime risk of developing Alzheimer’s at age 65 is one in six, compared with nearly one in eleven for a man. As real a concern as breast cancer is to...
     
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    In the wake of compelling research on the importance of early brain development for children ages 0-5, First 5 California launched a new statewide media campaign that encourages parents and caregivers to talk, read, and sing to babies and toddlers. “The most recent science tells us that exercising the brains of...
     
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    Eleven top scientists from around the globe presented the latest findings on the powerful compounds found in oats in a scientific session titled, Physicochemical Properties and Biological Functionality of Oats, at the 247th Annual Conference of the American Chemical Society in Dallas, TX. Scientists described research...
     
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    No Kid Hungry Campaign Launches National Breakfast Challenge
    The No Kid Hungry campaign today challenged America's leaders to connect one million more low-income children in this nation to school breakfast over the next two years. Currently, just over half of our nation's kids who need a free or reduced-price breakfast are getting one. "Eating a healthy breakfast...
     
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    Marcus Dobson first recognized the cognitive decline brought on by Parkinson's disease when he realized he no longer wanted to play with his grandchildren or even be in the same room with them. Bunny Fontrier wasn't having any cognition problems, but after caring for her mother with dementia she thought she...
     
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    ACL injuries are extremely common, especially in pivoting sports. The injury involves a torn ligament and produces instability in the shorter term. Although skiers and sports enthusiasts are usually aware of the short term issues associated with ACL injury, the risk of dramatic and debilitating long term consequences...