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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-...
     
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    It pays to eat those vegetables. That's the conclusion of a study published in the current edition of the Journal of the American Medical Association. Researchers at California's Loma Linda University, a Seventh-Day Adventist institution, analyzed the diets of 73,308 Seventh-Day Adventists and concluded that...
     
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    Protect Your Skin From Sunburn This Summer
    As summer temperatures heat up, more people are outside for longer periods of time, and more skin is exposed to the sun. The nation's emergency physicians want to remind everyone of the dangers associated with sunburn. "Most of us want to get some sun in the summertime," said Dr. Andrew Sama, president...
     
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    New research from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Research Service (ARS) published in the second issue of Procedia Food Science shows the nutrition profile of ready-to-eat cereals has markedly improved, according to data collected between 2005-2011. The study found that whole grain is now a key...
     
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    Dole Sets off on 4,800-Mile Banana Truck Tour
    The Peel the Love Summer Food Truck Tour has hit the road on a 4,800-mile summer quest to reacquaint Americans with the fun, whimsy and irreverence of bananas – and get them to eat more fruits and veggies. Organized by DOLE Bananas, the 102-day trek officially left downtown Seattle on May 25 to spread its...
     
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    While frolicking in the park is great exercise and a good time for our playful pooches, canines may return home from the dog park with more than just new four-legged friends. Medical conditions commonly associated with a visit to the dog park include sprains, bites and head trauma. As dog park visits increase during...