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    A search for pistachios on Pinterest brings up results ranging from appetizers to main courses, and even desserts and smoothies. Pistachios are popping up on restaurant menus, in salad kits, and in the snack bags of professional athletes. Whether you’re already a fan of pistachios or you’re looking for a...
     
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    The American Optometric Association offers sight-saving advice in recognition of Save Your Vision Month
    Vision plays an important role in daily life—every waking minute, the eyes are working hard to see the world around us. In fact, according to the American Optometric Association’s (AOA) annual American Eye-Q survey, 40 percent of Americans worry about losing their eyesight over their ability to walk or...
     
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    New road race component and more event locations will increase participation, competition, and wellness at every fitness level
    Kids of all ages and skill levels will have additional opportunities to participate in the events making up the new Hy-Vee Kids Fit program. The events will build on the kids triathlon offerings Hy-Vee has held in the past, but will expand to include one-mile fun run and 5K options to support wellness and...
     
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    Orthopaedic surgeons stress moderation and balance to avoid injury
    When it comes to exercise, we all want to achieve quicker results. With the emergence of high intensity interval training (HIIT) programs that promise to help us to rapidly reach our fitness goals, many individuals are lining up to participate. Before jumping onto the HIIT fitness bandwagon, orthopaedic surgeons...
     
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    PetSmart stores to offer free GREENIES canine dental chews in honor of National Pet Dental Health Month
    During the month of February, two of the biggest names in the pet industry are teaming up to promote the importance of good oral health. As a part of National Pet Dental Health Month and the PetSmart “Healthy Teeth. Healthier Life.” initiative, the GREENIES brand team and PetSmart will be encouraging...
     
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    A pastor’s wife. A successful attorney. The stories of women alcoholics who overcame their shame to seek treatment for addiction.
    Amy was a pastor’s wife, mother of three, and model community member. She was also an alcoholic, secretly guzzling wine in her morning coffee mug and hiding her all-day drinking from her family. Like other women who struggle with addiction in private, she had put pressure on herself to be perfect and was ashamed...
     
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    Arriving now in stores across America
    One of the hottest new apples in the marketplace is arriving in grocery stores in the next few weeks. Lady Alice brand apples are quickly becoming the most eagerly anticipated apple each winter. As regional varieties begin to disappear from store shelves, the Lady Alice arrives with peak flavor and texture. Discovered...
     
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    As stem cells from the umbilical cord and placenta tissue become more important, Americord attracts a new set of savvy customers
    As the scientific community moves forward with ever more therapeutic uses for hematopoietic stem cells and pursues revolutionary medical possibilities for mesenchymal stem cells, expectant parents are increasingly understanding the value of preserving stem cells from not only the cord blood, but also the...
     
  • 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...