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      According to the Travel Industry Association of America, approximately 30 million people travel with pets each year. With so many pets on the road, in the air, and away from their usual surroundings, it’s vital that pet owners do their homework before embarking on a journey with their four-legged family...
     
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      Typically, your ideal workout buddy would not be someone with an exposed hairy torso who is panting heavily, drooling, and staring intensely in your direction. However, you’ve actually found yourself just that when that creature beside you is a beloved pet. To encourage pet parents to get...
     
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      A study published in the June issue of the International Journal of Oncology found that Poria Triterpine Extract (PTE)—a mixture of triterpines from Poria cocos, a medicinal mushroom used in traditional Asian medicine—suppresses the proliferation of human pancreatic cancer cell...
     
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      The leaves are green, the flowers are in bloom and, once again, it’s that time of year when a new generation of wildlife is making its arrival. And it’s a certainty that people outdoors will encounter young wildlife, whether it be in their backyards or high on a mountain. “Being outdoors in...
     
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      A report released earlier this month by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention calls allergy rates among U.S. children an “epidemic.” According to the study, 5.1 percent of children suffer from food allergies while 12.5 percent are sensitive to skin allergies. Some of these...
     
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      Being “manly” does not mean being a jerk nor does it mean being unsympathetic or unfeeling. It typically encompasses certain traits, such as being decisive, boisterous, able to defend others, and stoic. Conversely, men that are “sensitive” shouldn't be tagged as doormats, pacifists,...
     
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        A new research study using an experimental model that mimics digestion, suggests that nearly all of the polyphenols in pistachios are released to the body during digestion. The new findings, when considered along with earlier research that suggests dietary fat may not be completely absorbed, is a win-win...
     
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    In just a few weeks the school year will come to a close and thousands of children across the country will take on a familiar chore: mowing the lawn. Safety is always a priority, and three national medical organizations are warning families that the routine task of lawn mowing can be extremely dangerous to children,...
     
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    A new survey of more than 3,000 postmenopausal women reveals that women living with vulvar and vaginal atrophy (VVA) are either unaware of what causes this progressive and chronic condition, or are simply dissatisfied with the therapies available. The REVIVE survey (RE al Women 's VIews of Treatment Options for...
     
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    May, which has been nationally designated as Older Americans Month, provides the National Crime Prevention Council (along with McGruff the Crime Dog) and AlertID the opportunity to share important new safety tips to protect seniors. According to the Administration on Aging, the older population is defined as persons...