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    Annual Examinations Can Save Pet Owners
    Pet owners can save hundreds and even thousands of dollars on veterinary costs each year by taking pets to their veterinarian for routine examinations. Preventive care is one of the most important factors for pet owners to maintain their pet's health, and has the added benefit of minimizing total expenses on...
     
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    Many older adults accept problems with their sleep as an inevitable part of aging. But what if sleep problems aren't a natural part of getting older? On Friday, March 15, 2013, World Sleep Day will be celebrated all over the globe. This annual event is a celebration of sleep and a call to action on important...
     
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    Eating right is essential to keeping your body running at its best. During National Nutrition Month, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics reminds you to build an eating plan with your unique lifestyle and nutritional needs in mind. So whether you're a vegetarian, student, an athlete, busy parent or a jet-setting...
     
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    Despite an optimistic view of health in their communities, significant portions of the US population are not convinced that communities provide sufficient access to key resources for good health, while 60 percent of Americans say online information is important to their health, a new survey from The Atlantic, in...
     
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    The US Preventive Services Task Force, a government-appointed panel of experts, recently issued a report stating that taking vitamin D and calcium supplements may not help prevent bone fractures in postmenopausal women, while also increasing the risk of kidney stones. "This is not surprising," says Carolyn...
     
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    National Nutrition Month is a great time for families to think about making healthier food choices. For many, change doesn't always come easy. That's why the California Milk Processor Board (CMPB), the creator of GOT MILK?, has partnered with the registered dietitians from Dairy Council of California to show...
     
  • The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (MSAA) recognizes March as MS Awareness Month. Throughout March, MSAA encourages individuals to expand their knowledge, understanding, and support of individuals whose lives are affected by multiple sclerosis (MS). MSAA offers the following ways to learn and support the MS...
     
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    New report illustrates "The Wellness Impact" of good nutrition and physical activity
    As schools prepare for standardized testing this spring, school leaders, teachers and parents are focused on ensuring students are prepared to do their best. Research shows that regular access to better nutrition — starting with breakfast — coupled with increased opportunities for physical activity may...
     
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    Increasingly, the Internet is becoming a crucial tool for Americans seeking independent living, assisted living and Alzheimer’s care communities in their area. In fact, more referrals to senior living communities are coming from the Internet than ever before. “We’re honored to work with the nation...
     
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    Last year Banana Boat’s parent company, Energizer Holdings, recalled 23 of its products after five people caught on fire after using Banana Boat aerosol sunscreen and coming into contact with sparks or flames, such as from a barbeque grill. With spring break and beach season quickly approaching, customers should...