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    Most parents of kids with and without nut allergies don't support schoolwide bans on nut-containing products, according to a new University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health. Schools don't have a single standard for managing environments for nut-allergic...
     
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     According to the Alzheimer's Association 2014 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures report released today, a woman’s estimated lifetime risk of developing Alzheimer’s at age 65 is one in six, compared with nearly one in eleven for a man. As real a concern as breast cancer is to...
     
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    In the wake of compelling research on the importance of early brain development for children ages 0-5, First 5 California launched a new statewide media campaign that encourages parents and caregivers to talk, read, and sing to babies and toddlers. “The most recent science tells us that exercising the brains of...
     
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    Eleven top scientists from around the globe presented the latest findings on the powerful compounds found in oats in a scientific session titled, Physicochemical Properties and Biological Functionality of Oats, at the 247th Annual Conference of the American Chemical Society in Dallas, TX. Scientists described research...
     
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    No Kid Hungry Campaign Launches National Breakfast Challenge
    The No Kid Hungry campaign today challenged America's leaders to connect one million more low-income children in this nation to school breakfast over the next two years. Currently, just over half of our nation's kids who need a free or reduced-price breakfast are getting one. "Eating a healthy breakfast...
     
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    Marcus Dobson first recognized the cognitive decline brought on by Parkinson's disease when he realized he no longer wanted to play with his grandchildren or even be in the same room with them. Bunny Fontrier wasn't having any cognition problems, but after caring for her mother with dementia she thought she...
     
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    ACL injuries are extremely common, especially in pivoting sports. The injury involves a torn ligament and produces instability in the shorter term. Although skiers and sports enthusiasts are usually aware of the short term issues associated with ACL injury, the risk of dramatic and debilitating long term consequences...
     
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    Eclectic Eggs and DIY Design
    Known for their daring design pairings of high-end modern and flea market finds, HGTV design couple and parents of seven, Robert and Cortney Novogratz, are sharing big and bold trends that will define Easter this year from the latest egg decorating ideas to brightest spring decor. DIY Egg Decorating "This year,...
     
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    Sara Macy knows that she's been fortunate. It was 12 years ago that she experienced difficulty breathing on a Saturday morning. She went to a doctor and he suggested that she had a bad case of nerves. During the following week, she added a cough to her list of complaints, and the doctor's diagnosis advanced to...
     
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    In celebration of World Sleep Day, Royal Philips today announced its Sleep Powers initiative for 2014, aimed at encouraging increased awareness of and education around the benefits of sleep and the important role it plays in powering everything that we do. "Sleeping well is essential to good health and loss of...