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    Dozens of Congolese farmers began the first vegetable harvest this week at the Kitoko Food Farm, a joint project of the Gertler Family Foundation (GFF) and the Fleurette Group. Advanced farming techniques being used at the pilot project are yielding an array of stunning produce that is being sold at nearby markets,...
     
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    One of the keys to healthful living with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes is monitoring blood glucose (sugar) levels to ensure they remain at stable levels. People can easily and reliably do this at home using electronic devices that read sugar levels in a tiny drop of blood. Now a team of German researchers has devised a...
     
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    Not Just During Breast Cancer Awareness Month
    Each October, American women are urged to make annual mammograms and breast self-exams a priority during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM). But breast health should be of ongoing importance to women all year long, says Dr. Scott Zevon, a leading plastic surgeon practicing at Central Park Plastic Surgery...
     
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    1.5 ounces of almonds daily also improved participants’ intake of vitamin E and monounsaturated fat
    A new study published in the October issue of the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that study participants eating 1.5 ounces of dry-roasted, lightly salted almonds every day experienced reduced hunger and improved dietary vitamin E and monounsaturated (“good”) fat intake without...
     
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    Ageless beauty isn’t about finding the right makeup. Learn the real secrets to a fresh, healthy glow.
    Expensive facial cleansers, anti-aging night creams, lip plumpers, hair dyes—they all promise to preserve youth. But the truth is, ageless beauty doesn’t come in a high-priced jar or bottle. Beauty comes from confidence and healthy lifestyle choices that allow women of any age to feel their best inside and...
     
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    Total Produce launches the video “Pumpkins In Space!” to celebrate their new smartphone app, the “TOP Fruit Hub”
    Halloween is famous for pumpkins, but one Irish-grown pumpkin called Patches is destined to become infamous following his amazing journey into space! Not content with resting on someone’s doorstep or sitting on a window sill, Patches is a pumpkin destined for a higher calling.  The amazing journey was...
     
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    Anxiety Free Stress Release, Adrenal Fatigue Fighter, and Blood Sugar Balance combat stress while providing stable, consistent energy
    Hoping to survive the holiday season naturally? RidgeCrest Herbals has the solution. Today, the company announced that three of its eclectic and innovative natural remedies—Anxiety Free Stress Release, Adrenal Fatigue Fighter, and Blood Sugar Balance—will naturally combat stress and anxiety; fight fatigue...
     
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    Hospice professionals offer advice
    For many people, the holiday season is a special time of year marked by celebrations and gatherings with family and friends. For those struggling with the death of a loved one, the holidays may be a difficult time full of painful reminders that emphasize their sense of loss. Often friends and family members of those...
     
  • Kids in costumes walk the streets, bowls of candy and other treats. The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) warns people to keep pets safe this Halloween, a holiday that can be truly frightening—and a little hazardous—for pets. “While Halloween is a lot of fun for kids, pets...