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    Did you know women are more likely to suffer from visual impairments like Age-related Macular Degeneration, Glaucoma, Diabetic Retinopathy, and Cataracts than men? According to the National Eye Institute (NEI), out of the 3.6 million Americans over 40 who suffer from optical damage or injury -- including blindness --...
     
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    Despite years of effort by numerous organizations to help the public understand the pros and cons of consuming different types of dietary fats, a new survey by the Hass Avocado Board (HAB) reveals that most Americans are still unclear about the definition and role of "good" and "bad" fats. In the...
     
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    The quest to find the perfect potato salad is a life-long journey that has been the source of friendly family rivalries for decades. To celebrate this timeless debate, Reser's Fine Foods decided to make things interesting and invite people to put their spuds on display for a national debate. Back for its third...
     
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    April marks National Heartworm Awareness Month, a time for pet owners to brush up on how heartworm prevention can keep their pets safe from the serious and potentially fatal heartworm disease. Pet owners should take this month as a reminder to discuss with their veterinarians how to best prevent heartworm disease in...
     
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    Angel MedFlight Worldwide Air Ambulance is honoring students during National Autism Awareness Month by donating 15 iMac computers to Gateway Academy in Arizona, a school specializing in students with Asperger's Syndrome, High Functioning Autism and PDD-nos. The computers will be used for the school's Digital...
     
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    Concerned parents and health professionals descended on nearly 50 Walgreens stores nationwide today, saying the company has failed to take action on toxic chemicals in their products. The shoppers pointed to a new study showing that some Walgreens products contain harmful chemicals linked to cancer, learning...
     
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    When you walk down the aisles of your local grocery store, there's a good chance you'll see a parent or two scrupulously reading packaging for buzzwords, like healthy, organic and natural -- the list goes on. Maybe you're one of those parents. When making food decisions for your family, you might be...
     
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    Gemperle Family Farms -- known for its hormone-free and antibiotic-free eggs -- has come up with all-natural, kid friendly activities to help celebrate the Easter holiday. One of the highlighted activities takes the classic Easter tradition of dying eggs and puts an all-natural twist on it. With longer days and...
     
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    Chicago Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Center (ChicagoPetEmergency.com) is distributing an infographic to remind pet owners that many lilies are deadly for cats.  "Lilies are extremely poisonous to cats," said Dr. Jerry Klein, supervising veterinarian at Chicago Veterinary Emergency &...
     
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    One year after the Boston marathon bombing, the Knights of Columbus Stand With Boston Program is providing assistance for people who lost limbs in that tragic event. The latest in a series of Knights' initiatives to help provide mobility for individuals in the United States and worldwide, the Knights' Boston...