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      The leaves are green, the flowers are in bloom and, once again, it’s that time of year when a new generation of wildlife is making its arrival. And it’s a certainty that people outdoors will encounter young wildlife, whether it be in their backyards or high on a mountain. “Being outdoors in...
     
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      A report released earlier this month by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention calls allergy rates among U.S. children an “epidemic.” According to the study, 5.1 percent of children suffer from food allergies while 12.5 percent are sensitive to skin allergies. Some of these...
     
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      Being “manly” does not mean being a jerk nor does it mean being unsympathetic or unfeeling. It typically encompasses certain traits, such as being decisive, boisterous, able to defend others, and stoic. Conversely, men that are “sensitive” shouldn't be tagged as doormats, pacifists,...
     
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        A new research study using an experimental model that mimics digestion, suggests that nearly all of the polyphenols in pistachios are released to the body during digestion. The new findings, when considered along with earlier research that suggests dietary fat may not be completely absorbed, is a win-win...
     
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    In just a few weeks the school year will come to a close and thousands of children across the country will take on a familiar chore: mowing the lawn. Safety is always a priority, and three national medical organizations are warning families that the routine task of lawn mowing can be extremely dangerous to children,...
     
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    A new survey of more than 3,000 postmenopausal women reveals that women living with vulvar and vaginal atrophy (VVA) are either unaware of what causes this progressive and chronic condition, or are simply dissatisfied with the therapies available. The REVIVE survey (RE al Women 's VIews of Treatment Options for...
     
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    May, which has been nationally designated as Older Americans Month, provides the National Crime Prevention Council (along with McGruff the Crime Dog) and AlertID the opportunity to share important new safety tips to protect seniors. According to the Administration on Aging, the older population is defined as persons...
     
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    With confusion swirling in the news regarding honey's sources and authenticity recently, the National Honey Board (NHB), a federal research and promotion board with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) oversight, wants to clarify any misconceptions surrounding this natural sweetener. In a 2013...
     
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    Considered the "silent killer," high blood pressure affects approximately one billion people worldwide, including one in three adults in the United States. From May 15 – 18, 2013, members of the medical community from across the globe gather at the 28th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Society...
     
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    Today, American Express released a new study on American views towards success: The American Express LifeTwist study. The study, conducted by the Futures Company, confirmed that most Americans believe success is no longer rooted in a sense of “arrival,” but defined primarily by the experiences they...