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    The first 24 hours of a child’s life are the most dangerous, with more than one million babies dying each year on their first and only day of life, according to new research published today by Save the Children. The new report, “Ending Newborn Deaths,” shows one half of first-day deaths around...
     
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    Keep your physical fitness dreams from turning into a disabling nightmare
    Many people are currently motivated and eager to revamp their physical fitness routine, especially after watching a few hours of the recent Winter Olympics or seeing their favorite athletes compete in local events. Reaching an optimum level of physical fitness is a great goal; however, those who haven’t...
     
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    According to a new breakthrough in health and science, it has been discovered that krill oil far outweighs the advantages of fish oil. The Japanese were arguably the first to discover the benefits of krill oil, but ever since the 19th century, it has managed to take the rest of the world by storm. Although fish...
     
  • An antibody found in the blood of people with multiple sclerosis (MS) may be present long before the onset of the disease and its symptoms, according to a study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s 66th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, April 26...
     
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    Have you recently noticed any of the following in your loved ones?
    Dad, once energetic and handy, has been leaving dirty linens on the floor and unwashed pots on the stove. Alternatively, Mom, who always took pride in her appearance, neglects to wash her hair or is wearing stained clothes. Perhaps your aging parent has lost an alarming amount of weight. When you ask them about it,...
     
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    Learn why Betta fish make great first pets at Petco’s free, family-friendly Amazing Aquatics Event
    In an effort to clear up confusion around the often-misunderstood betta fish, Petco offers myth busters and free educational events to demonstrate why bettas can be one of the most exciting pets a child can have. Though commonly referred to as “fighting fish,” these Southeast Asia natives...
     
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    Researchers also find a slight, though statistically non-significant, increase in age-related macular degeneration risk among multivitamin users; call for further study
    Long-term daily multivitamin supplement use may lower cataract risk in men, according to a study of nearly 15,000 male physicians published this month in Ophthalmology, the journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Past observational studies have indicated a relationship between nutritional...
     
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    Cushing joins the World Society for the Protection of Animals’ campaign for kinder eggs
    Celebrity chef Christine Cushing today announced her partnership with the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) to encourage consumers to “Choose Cage-Free.” The Food Network Canada trailblazer, cookbook author, and entrepreneur also released a video to encourage consumers to buy eggs from...
     
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    Musculoskeletal pain of the bones, joints, and muscles is one of the most common reasons for primary care visits in the United States. According to a literature review appearing in a recent issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS), chronic pain—or pain that persists beyond an...
     
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    Crosby, Stills & Nash (CSN), John Mayer, Don Felder, Brandi Carlisle, Chris Stills, and many special guests will return to Los Angeles on April 5 at The Theatre at Ace Hotel for the 2nd Light Up The Blues Concert. The evening of music will benefit Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and...