• New organic children’s beverage deliciously disguises a full serving of vegetables in each box
    Determined to take veggies from “yuck” to “yum,” Sneakz Organic announced today the national launch of its tasty new children’s beverage that delivers one full serving of vegetables in an 8 ounce USDA Organic shake. With 75 percent of children in the US not eating their daily...
     
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    In the spirit of Valentine’s Day and the theme of sharing your love, Geneia is calling attention to heart disease and the simple things that everyone can do to protect their heart. According to the American Heart Association, there are a number of practices that everyone can employ to help prevent...
     
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    Here’s a brief look at where chocolate comes from, nutritional information, how it’s made, and the ingredients that make chocolate—whether milk, dark, or white—a memorable treat. Cocoa Seeds, Not Beans Cocoa comes from the cocoa plant, grown in the remote areas of West Africa, Asia, and South...
     
  • The seismic shock of the brutal bus attack in December 2012 deeply traumatized the collective psyche of India and particularly its capital, New Delhi, where the attack took place. The incident’s impact, and others that sadly followed, have been felt far and wide with international media...
     
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    Armed with overwhelming research linking soda and sugary drink consumption to skyrocketing rates of obesity, diabetes, and tooth decay, the nation’s first legislation requiring safety warning labels on sugary drinks sold in California was introduced today by State Senator Bill Monning (D-...
     
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    2-for-1 Admission to BODY WORLDS: PULSE on Valentine’s Weekend
    It’s no surprise that falling in love makes us feel a jumble of emotions and strange physical effects. According to researchers, falling in love releases a deluge of chemicals that make us swoon, flush, and sweat, that make our hearts race and our brains turn obsessional. The hormones released in the body when...
     
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    Dr. Clifford Bassett, a leading NYC Allergist of Allergy & Asthma Care of New York (nyc-allergist.com) states that it is possible to literally be allergic to Valentine’s Day. There could be something standing in the way of that romantic rendezvous: allergies. Being allergic...
     
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    Oral hygiene is tied directly to your pet’s overall health. In fact, studies show that keeping your pet’s mouth healthy may increase their life expectancy by up to two years. February’s annual National Pet Dental Health Month sheds light on the importance of oral care. According to the American...
     
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    Menopause has long been known as “the change” because it brings so many changes into women’s lives. A woman’s body may have some of the most noticeable changes, including menopause painful muscles and menopause hot flashes. However, emotional changes are also common and can affect a...
     
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    Association says older adults at higher risk of injury due to slips on ice, cardiac arrest from shoveling—tips to avoid both
    As yet another storm heads towards New York, slips and falls resulting from the constant barrage of wintry weather are soaring. Some reports have the total pegged as high as a 300 percent increase over prior years in New York. With New Yorkers preparing to brave the elements again, AARP is issuing tips to...