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    With this summer bringing record heat to parts of the nation, an effort is underway to help those who are among the most susceptible to its dangers. Emeritus Senior Living is deploying its Shade Brigade with the goal of helping more than 5,000 seniors in weathering the high temperatures in coming weeks. The...
     
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    1. 140,000 people die each year in situations where first aid could have saved their lives. This is the same number of people that die from cancer 2. 500,000 children under five years old go to casualty annually as a results of accidents in the home 3. Children can drown in as little as one inch of water 4. It can...
     
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    Leading health and wellness site breaks down why sleep is important and how to get better sleep.
    BeSmartBeWell.com, an award-winning website, is dedicated to helping the public be healthy and safe through increased awareness and simple-to-use knowledge. With its latest topic, sleep, Be Smart. Be Well. examines the importance of sleep and how to improve the quality of it. Sleep is as important to disease...
     
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    Whether from a supermarket, farm stand, or your very own garden, fresh fruits and vegetables are highlights of summertime. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration reminds you that safe handling of produce and fresh-squeezed juice is especially important because these foods are often consumed raw. What’s more,...
     
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    Scientists are connecting greater cancer risk for obese patients to bacteria residing in the digestive tract
    Michael Feiz, MD, FACS believes that it’s becoming clear that the prevention of cancer is another major benefit of healthy, long-term weight loss that can be fostered by such bariatric procedures as the sleeve gastrectomy and the Lap Band.  Obese people are used to hearing warnings regarding heart...
     
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    Pediatric Biosciences developing diagnostic test based on findings
    Pediatric Biosciences, Inc. (PBI) today announced the publication of a new study showing that a significant percentage of women who have children diagnosed with autism have highly specific autoantibodies in their blood. These autoantibodies target and interfere with fetal brain proteins that play a major role in their...
     
  • Waiting for a flight at the airport? Why not put that time to good use and learn how to save someone’s life? The American Heart Association and American Airlines Occupation Health Services are helping passengers learn and practice lifesaving Hands-Only™ CPR while waiting for flights at Dallas/Fort...
     
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    Summer is here. Families everywhere get ready to make a break for the border. Some may travel to a far-off destination, while others just a car ride away. The annual vacation is meant to rejuvenate, relax, and take one away from the daily grind. However, the one thing we all have in common is the hurried anxious...
     
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    As part of the third-annual Tree-to-Table campaign, one restaurant in each US state will feature fresh cherries on its menu in honor of National Rainier Cherry Day on July 11
     In celebration of National Rainier Cherry Day on July 11, 50 top US restaurants will be dishing up at least one signature menu item featuring fresh cherries from the Northwest highlighting delicious Rainier cherries. For its third annual Tree-to-Table program, the Northwest Cherry Growers have handpicked one...
     
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    Celebrity Dietitian and FiberChoice® Offer Simple Tips for Healthy Summer Eating
    Summer may mean healthier diets for many, but a new survey finds that Americans are missing some key facts when it comes to making healthy summer food choices. FiberChoice® and celebrity dietitian Tanya Zuckerbrot, MS, RD—author and creator of The F-Factor Diet—have teamed up to offer simple...