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    Friends: Today, I’d like to tell you a bit about Project Bread’s “fresh approach to ending hunger.” At this time of year, fresh is certainly at the top of everyone's minds! Summer brings thriving gardens, busy farmers’ markets, and the type of fresh-picked produce that shines in our...
     
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    Independence Day celebrates our country's birth and all there is to be thankful for including our service dogs who help disabled veterans coping with challenges. To observe and honor their heroic efforts, Dogtopia, a national dog daycare franchise, has declared July 21st "National Wash Your Dog Day," and...
     
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    Summer brides, rejoice! Instead of fad diets or fasting, a new plan will help you lose weight and look fabulous for your wedding – and long after the honeymoon is over. 5 Skinny Habits is not a diet; it's a healthy habit makeover for long-term weight loss. Make just one change to your routine every week for...
     
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    Juvenile arthritis is one of the most common chronic illnesses affecting children, yet it often goes undetected or misdiagnosed when symptoms first appear. This July, Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month, the Arthritis Foundation is focusing on increasing awareness of early signs and symptoms of juvenile arthritis and...
     
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    Doctors at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center want to make sure children are safe this summer when they are playing in or around water. Parents need to watch their children closely when they are around water, according to Wendy Pomerantz, MD, an emergency department physician at Cincinnati Children'...
     
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    Fireworks can result in severe burns, scars and disfigurement that can last a lifetime. Fireworks that are often thought to be safe, such as sparklers, can reach temperatures above 2000 degrees Fahrenheit, and can burn users and bystanders. In 2011, an estimated 9,600 people were treated in US emergency departments...
     
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    Chicagoans don't head to the beach empty-handed. Every summer, thousands flock to Lake Michigan wearing the latest summer fashion trends armed with sunglasses and sunscreen.  While those are important, bringing a little safety know-how may be even more valuable. To help people stay healthy, safe and hydrated...
     
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    As summer gets into full swing, Luna Family Hearing is urging children and adults to protect their hearing, reminding them that noise-induced hearing loss cannot be reversed. Summer is full of fun and the wonderful sounds of being outdoors with family and friends. But all of our fun summer adventures bring along...
     
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    In a unique conservation initiative in partnership with The Aspinall Foundation, DHL, the world’s leading logistics company, has delivered a family of nine silverback gorillas from Port Lympne Wild Animal Park in Kent to the Batéké Plateau National Park, Gabon. The gorillas were transported 9,...
     
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    Vitamin World concluded its third successful "Angels for Moms" campaign, to benefit Vitamin Angels, on June 30, having raised approximately $400,000. During the months of May and June, Vitamin World celebrated moms worldwide by giving customers in its stores the chance to make a donation to Vitamin Angels at...