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    The ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) today announced that 18,336 pets were adopted or reunited with their owners during the first month of the 2013 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge, a three-month competition where 49 animal shelters from across the country are working to increase...
     
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    Summer is the time for stretching out long days, picnics, fireworks, and romance. It's also the season for road trips which can offer you and your partner a time to escape your normal routines and really bond. Make the most of a long drive by trying new things and embracing your fundamental sense of adventure. Ten...
     
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    Of all the cancers, breast cancer is the primary killer of Latino women in the US, while colorectal cancer is the second most common among men and women. Yet, survival rates improve dramatically with early detection, which is why the Hispanic Access Foundation (HAF) has launched a four-market campaign to educate...
     
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    In a study published in the June 2013 edition of the Journal of Probiotics & Health, a nutritional supplement named Delpro was found to have important beneficial effects on bowel issues associated with people suffering from Autism Spectrum Disorder, or ASD. In addition to other health issues affecting individuals...
     
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    Scientists at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center have developed a new way to measure the cumulative effect of impacts to the head incurred by football players. The metric, called Risk Weighted Cumulative Exposure (RWE), can capture players' exposure to the risk of concussion over the course of a football season by...
     
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    Parents looking for last-minute summer activities should consider planning a family getaway.  A new Harris Interactive survey found that adults remember childhood vacations more vividly than birthdays or school events, meaning even a quick weekend away together can create lasting memories. "For kids, a...
     
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    Nothing beats the summertime heat quite like a scoop of cool, creamy ice cream. California is the nation's number one ice cream producer, churning out over 131 million gallons of scoopable sweetness this past year alone. To celebrate July Ice Cream Month, the California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB), representing...
     
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    A number of US states have reported cases of West Nile virus in 2013 as experts warn of the potential for a second consecutive year of increased activity for the virus. The predictions are based largely on the hot, dry weather conditions in many regions of the US that could resemble 2012, a year that produced the most...
     
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    Summer travel plans often take us away from a regular daily routine. Many health experts say this is beneficial to our mental wellness because it allows us time to relax and rejuvenate. However, for many people that deal with the disease of compulsive eating, summer travel also provides opportunities to discard the...
     
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    Sean Kelly, former fat guy turned record breaking power-lifter, elite fitness trainer, and author, has launched “The Eco-Diet” a new diet and fitness formula that will change the way we think about food and exercise — forever. Armed with over 12 years of meticulous research and backed by hundreds of...