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    The Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC), a nonprofit organization of leading veterinary parasitologists, predicts the threat of Lyme disease for dogs will be extremely high this year. The forecast, the only one of its kind for parasites, was developed in partnership with Clemson University statisticians also...
     
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    Many Americans know where they stand with their financial numbers, but what about health numbers, specifically blood pressure – which can determine life or death?  May is National High Blood Pressure Awareness Month. The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) wants to take this opportunity to urge...
     
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    Ten Reasons to Celebrate National Raisin Day - April 30!
    Have you heard through the grapevine? National Raisin Day is just around the corner on April 30!  As a delicious and naturally sweet addition to favorite recipes and snacks, California Raisins are an all-time classic in lunch boxes, gym bags and grocery carts across the nation. Here are 10 of our favorite reasons...
     
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    Mother's Day is a time to celebrate moms everywhere – from breakfast in bed to family gatherings. Instead of one day, however, make your celebration last an entire month with the "Mother's May the Healthy Way" recipe collection from CanolaInfo. These recipes show you how to make classic brunch...
     
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    Caregivers of Alzheimer's patients living at home are exhausted; they need help. That help is here in the form of a loving, specially trained dog that has learned to watch over its patient, to identify wandering, to self-start and alert the caregiver, and then lead the caregiver to the patient's location,...
     
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    "Cardiovascular disease is a complex and individualized condition. While it is important to understand the relationship between the nutrients found in foods we eat and how our gut processes them, this singular study does not change the decades of research supporting the important role eggs play in a healthy diet...
     
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    Family Caregiver Alliance's National Center on Caregiving has released new and updated Fact Sheets to help families make the complicated personal, legal and financial decisions that accompany caring for an adult with a debilitating health condition such as Alzheimer's disease, stroke or brain trauma. The Fact...
     
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    Regular exercise has been proven to reduce the chance of developing liver cancer in a world-first mice study that carries hope for patients at risk from hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). The research announced at the International Liver Congress 2013 involved two groups of mice fed a control diet and a high fat diet...
     
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    Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs), namely DHA and EPA found in fatty fish, are associated with lower risk of heart failure mortality in adults with chronic heart failure or who have experienced a heart attack. These fatty acids may also benefit young adults at risk of cardiovascular disease due to impaired...
     
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    Around kitchen tables and in living rooms in homes across the country, more Americans are beginning to have that difficult conversation – discussing their end-of-life wishes. While it's important for loved ones to know the level of care and support you want at the end of life, it also is imperative that we...