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    Belly Ballot—Naming Your Baby Has Never Been This Fun
    Most Americans view Labor Day as a celebration ending the summer, or the extra holiday they get in September to BBQ or take a long weekend. It was originally created though during the labor movement to pay tribute to the American workers and the many labor advocates who worked tirelessly to preserve the...
     
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    Nonprofits in Northern California, Illinois, Oregon, and Pennsylvania recognized for innovation in healthcare services and green building standards
    MetLife Foundation and Enterprise Community Partners, Inc. (Enterprise) today announced the winners of the 2013 MetLife Foundation Awards for Excellence in Affordable Housing, lauding innovation in green, healthcare, and service-enriched housing for low-income seniors. The four winners will each receive...
     
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    Leading Braces Manufacturer Shares Smile Tips During Back to School Season
    For the second year in a row, makers of Damon Smile—a line of braces that straightens teeth, corrects bites, and helps improve smile arcs with ease and comfort—are offering expert tips for kids, teens, and teachers on ways to ensure a healthy, beautiful smile for school picture day. To celebrate the back-...
     
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    The popular Concussion Recognition & Response™ (CRR) app from PAR is now available free of charge for download through the Apple® App StoreSM and Google Play for use on your iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Android device, or tablet. The CRR app helps coaches and parents recognize the signs...
     
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    Kaiser Permanente study finds low adiponectin levels prior to pregnancy linked to high risk of gestational diabetes
    Overweight women with low levels of the hormone adiponectin prior to pregnancy are nearly seven times more likely to develop gestational diabetes, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published today in the journal Diabetes Care. Adiponectin protects against insulin resistance, inflammation, and heart disease....
     
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    Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs), namely DHA and EPA, have been linked to a 35-percent lower risk of cardiovascular death in older adults and may also benefit people of all ages, according to recent scientific research. This includes helping reduce brain damage in infants after stroke, increase math...
     
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    Scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have shown that high-functioning autism spectrum disorder (ASD) children appear to outgrow a critical social communication disability. Younger children with ASD have trouble integrating the auditory and visual cues associated...
     
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    New Clinical Recommendations Urge Women to Maintain Periodontal Health During Pregnancy
    When a woman becomes pregnant, she knows it is important to maintain a healthy lifestyle to ensure both the health of herself and the health of her baby. New clinical recommendations from the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) and the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP) urge pregnant women to maintain...
     
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    As children head back to school and families gear up for busy schedules packed with after-school activities, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages families to reduce their risk of food poisoning with food safety tips from the Home Food Safety program, a collaboration between the Academy and ConAgra...
     
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    The highly anticipated music video DVD, Light of Healing Hope: Peaceful Meditations, uplifts viewers with its poetic messages of hope, peace, and faith, reminding us we can find inspiration each new day. The Light of Healing Hope Foundation is giving the DVDs as gifts to hospitals and hospices as part of its...