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    *Australian research shows environmental factors prior to birth influence later susceptibility to food allergies *Pre-birth environmental factors may induce changes in genetic material *Food allergies in first 12 months after birth “programmed” at fetal stage *“Early origins of allergy” one of...
     
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    A new Mason-Dixon survey, conducted for the Water Quality and Health Council, found that parents are alarmed at the amount of time children spend on electronic devices at the expense of physical activities like swimming.  But experts say parents can help their children strike a balance. When asked to...
     
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    Extreme Summer Grilling Tips
    Ever grilled a banana split or a salad? Celebrate flavor this summer with the Extreme Grilling Guide from Bonterra, America's pioneer in organically farmed wines. Bonterra has teamed up with the winery's Chef and Organic Life Aficionado Lia Huber to inspire you to go beyond burgers and brats with daring dishes...
     
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    New research by a neuroscientist has found that lab animals self-dosing on High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS), the industrial sweetener used in hundreds of grocery store products, followed the same pattern of behavior as those that were self-dosing on cocaine. Addiction expert, Dr. Francesco Leri, an Associate Professor...
     
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    After one of the heaviest tick seasons ever, the majority of Americans are taking precautions to protect themselves from ticks, but are misinformed in the correct tick removal methods, according to a new survey from the National Pest Management Association (NPMA). Serious tick-borne illnesses, such as Lyme disease,...
     
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    From a sprint through the sprinkler to the first sip of an ice-cold lemonade, there are few things more satisfying than a refreshing cool-down on a hot day. To offer cool sweet relief from the summer heat, the experts in the McCormick Kitchens have created a new collection of easy-to-make frozen treats in a rainbow of...
     
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     Major progress in tackling child undernutrition in some of the world's toughest countries is under threat as military and security funding takes precedence, a new report from aid agency World Vision warns today. The number of children under five who die every year has decreased by half since 1990. Yet, as...
     
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    In a study of the co-occurrence of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in early school-age children (four to eight years old), researchers at the Kennedy Krieger Institute found that nearly one-third of children with ASD also have clinically significant ADHD symptoms....
     
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    HomeAgain Pet Recovery Service today announced a nationwide search for companion animal "heroes" and is reaching out to communities across the country to help find the HomeAgain Hero of the Year. The newly established program will recognize individuals who dedicate themselves to supporting the health and...
     
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    Consuming dairy products is vital to maintaining good overall health, and it's especially important to bone health. But there has been little research about how dairy products affect oral health in particular. However, according to a new study published in the May/June 2013 issue of General Dentistry, the peer-...