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    Smart Balance, a pioneering leader in great tasting, heart healthier spreads, today announced that it is transitioning its flagship line of buttery spreads to non-GMO. Following an extensive revamp of ingredients sourcing and manufacturing processes, Smart Balance buttery spreads landing on some store shelves...
     
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    With the shift to Daylight Savings Time, Americans may need to prepare for sleep disruptions – as studies show that this transition increases night-time restlessness and compromises sleep. For a country already plagued by sleep disorders and the use of sleep aids higher than ever before, the March time change...
     
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    Although sleep problems persist among many American children, parents can make a difference by setting boundaries around electronics use, enforcing rules and setting a good example. These are the latest findings from the National Sleep Foundation's (NSF) Sleep in America poll, an annual study that began in 1991....
     
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    Genetic diseases are generally thought to be untreatable, but the underlying mechanisms are biochemical and thus can possibly be modified, writes Los Angeles obstetrician PJ Baggot, MD, in the spring issue of the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons. Down syndrome results from an extra copy of chromosome 21 (...
     
  • The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (MSAA) recognizes March as MS Awareness Month. MSAA urges everyone to help raise awareness of multiple sclerosis throughout your community and help improve the lives today for people with MS and their families. MSAA offers the following ways to learn about MS and support...
     
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    Runners often cite the wide array of health benefits—physical, mental, and emotional—as their motivation to keep logging the miles. But like any strenuous physical activity, running can also lead to overuse injuries. One of those injuries affecting women in particular is a foot pain so intense that it...
     
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    Proper preparation, cooking and storage can keep foods safe while maintaining their flavor and nutrients. For National Nutrition Month and its 2014 theme "Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right," the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' and ConAgra Foods' Home Food Safety program offers ways to get the most...
     
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    An app to support medical treatment One of the big challenges in chronic pain treatment is the discrepancy between what happens in everyday life and what can be remembered in the doctor's office. During the day, the pain level can fluctuate significantly; the pain location might change over time, and so forth....
     
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    With the right tools, kids can express their creativity in the kitchen and help with meal prep. We're rounded up our favorite kid-friendly kitchen tools that will get families excited about cooking, baking and preparing tasty treats. From mini heart-shaped apple pies to flower-shaped chicken empanadas, the new...
     
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    iTi Tropicals, Inc., an industry leader in high quality tropical and exotic fruit puree and concentrates, says the growth trend of coconut water concentrate will continue and feels the coconut business can have significant economic value when virtually every part of the coconut palm is used. “A coconut tree is...