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    A new study released today from Mathematica Policy Research and the John W. Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities at Stanford University suggests that there may be more to recess than just a break in the school day. The randomized controlled trial of Playworks, a nonprofit organization that delivers a safe,...
     
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    On May 3rd  2013, the Spiritually based endeavor, "Living On Light" began an experiment designed to demonstrate that the human body is capable of thriving without food. In order to test the validity of this assumption, one subject, Naveena Shine (the founder of "Living On Light") has put...
     
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    "Only old people get arthritis."  "Arthritis is just aches and pains. You just have to learn to live with it."  These are just two of the common misperceptions about arthritis.  The reality is that two-thirds of the 50 million adults with arthritis are younger than 65 years old. More...
     
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    When Wende King went in for a routine ultrasound at 23 weeks pregnant, she wasn't expecting to stay. But during the examination, her Kaiser Permanente physician told Wende that she would have to be monitored at the hospital until the babies were born. Wende and her husband were scared. "The statistics for a...
     
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    According to the National Fire Prevention Association there are 5,000 outside BBQ grill fires annually that require fire departments to respond. And there are another 3,600 BBQ grill fires that cause damage to the structure of homes. Here are some quick tips to help you enjoy a safe BBQ grilling season; 1. ...
     
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    From animal crackers to gummy fruit snacks and calorie-laden juice drinks, kids in child care are not getting the nutrition they need from daily snacks, according to a new study from Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center published online in the journal Childhood Obesity. The study – the first of its...
     
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    Busy work and family schedules can often lead to women putting their own health on the back burner. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages women of all ages to make time for regular preventive screenings, as well as eating right and getting regular physical activity.   This year, Mother's Day...
     
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    Click here to view a special thank you video from Vitamin Angels
     
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    The Lupus Foundation of America and lupus organizations around the globe are rallying together on May 10, World Lupus Day, to urge action and raise awareness of lupus, a mysterious and devastating disease that ravages different parts of the body. Lupus has no known cause and no known cure.  Watch and share this...
     
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    A Place for Mom, the nation's largest senior living referral service, released results from its second annual Mother's Day survey to shed light on maternal relationships, including valuable pieces of wisdom from moms across the country. Leading themes of wisdom were shared on topics including life and...