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    Rare exotic bloom causes big stink at Pittsburgh’s premier public garden.
    In late August 2013 at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, one of the world’s rarest, largest, and smelliest flowers, the legendary corpse flower (Amorphophallus titanum), is set to bloom. Best known for emitting an overwhelming scent resembling that of rotting flesh, the giant, and...
     
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    2013 Breastfeeding Hall of Excellence Inductees Announced
    Medela today announced the induction of three honorees to the Breastfeeding Hall of Excellence. The inductees—Sherry Payne, MSN, RN, CNE, IBCLC; David Duresky; and V. Kuroji Patrick—will each be awarded a $5,000 grant to fund research, sponsor continuing education, purchase equipment...
     
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    ManpowerGroup, the world leader in innovative workforce solutions and proud supporter of military veterans, will sponsor the first Wounded Warrior vs. Green Bay Packer/NFL Alumni Flag Football Challenge, to be held Saturday, August 10 at 6:00 p.m. at St. Norbert College in De Pere,...
     
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    Cases involving children ingesting magnets quintupled between 2002 and 2011, with ingestion of multiple magnets generally resulting in more serious outcomes, including emergency surgery. The results of a study documenting a rapid rise in pediatric injuries was published online yesterday in Annals of Emergency...
     
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    Sound Relief Hearing Center’s Dr. Julie Prutsman Addresses Hearing Issues Among School-Aged Children.
    In conjunction with the end of the summer, Dr. Julie Prutsman of Sound Relief Hearing Center, Colorado’s premier provider of hearing and tinnitus services, today released recommendations for parents of school-aged children on child-specific hearing issues. Hearing loss and tinnitus are not uncommon in children,...
     
  • Most people think the main reason we get wrinkles is because of too much sun. That's why we stay out of it when we can, wear sunblock when we go outside, and never, ever get within 15 feet of a tanning bed. So why are we still getting wrinkles? New research reveals that glycation and glycotoxins (byproducts of...
     
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    The Vitamin Shoppe has announced that on August 17th from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. local time, Vitamin Shoppe stores across America will host a free “Share the Health” Expo. The first 50 customers in each store will receive a goodie bag with a selection of free samples including; Oxylent...
     
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    Beginning in August, City Year will be prominently featured at Beach Boys Concerts to raise awareness and funds for the national service education program in cities across America
    Beach Boys lead singer, Mike Love, announced today the band will be making a year-long commitment to City Year, a national education-focused organization that unites young AmeriCorps members for a year of service in high-need public schools. Beginning in August and for one year, all Beach Boys concerts will...
     
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    NHPCO Encourages Families to Learn about Hospice before a Medical Crisis
    A family is huddled out in the hallway of a hospital questioning what to do for a loved one with a terminal illness. Each family member has a different idea of what should be done or what the patient would want. Additional stress and tension are added to an already difficult situation. This is a common story that...
     
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    Through the eyes of children, parents, and teachers, former US President Bill Clinton and Chelsea Clinton got a personal look at the toll of unsafe water, as part of his visit to Groupe Scholaire Camp Kanombe primary school in Kigali, Rwanda.  “Let me say how grateful I am to both P&G, one of...