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    Peapod's Tony Stallone cooks up new takes on ancient grain
    No matter where you go or who you talk to at this time of year, people are changing their diets and cooking mindsets to stay on track with nutrition and health goals.  According to Peapod's Fresh Markets expert Tony Stallone, one of the best, healthy food trends for accomplishing this shift is a little-known...
     
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    Scripps Clinic, in partnership with The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), has begun the research phase of a proposed clinical trial using induced pluripotent stem cells to halt or reverse the effects of Parkinson's disease. Under the leadership of Melissa Houser, MD, neurologist and medical director of Scripps...
     
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    Importance Of Choosing The Right Plant For The Pot
    Container gardening has been on the uptrend over the past five years and continues to grow in popularity, especially in urban areas where green space can be limited. But to ensure the most success, it is crucial for the 21 million households planting container gardens to pick the right plant for the pot. Going the...
     
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    Health in Mind, a new report from Healthy Schools Campaign (HSC) and Trust for America's Health (TFAH), details immediate solutions that can help close the achievement gap and create a healthy future for all children. American children are struggling academically and the nation faces a growing achievement gap that...
     
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    So Why Are They Being Prescribed?
    As the US faces a flu threat, sufferers and their families should be avoiding dangerous vaccines and yet, that’s exactly where they’re being steered. According to award-winning, medicinal chemist, Shane Ellison, immune boosting “adaptogens” should be the first line of defense, instead....
     
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    While no dental amalgam phase out date has been set, UN mercury treaty talks are expected to result in the phase down of dental mercury globally, says representatives of consumer and environmental groups attending the negotiations.  Amalgam phase down text incorporated in Annex C of Article 6 on products is...
     
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    Every 40 seconds a stroke occurs in the United States, according to the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. To raise awareness about F.A.S.T. — an acronym to recognize and respond to the sudden warning signs of stroke, the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and Ad Council...
     
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    Can a fitness tracker device and mobile app help lower the risk of diabetes. To find out, global health service company Cigna (NYSE:CI) is launching pilot initiatives with four of its US employer health plan clients representing 1,600 at-risk American workers. The pilot programs will serve as a national study group...
     
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    Study shows link between vitamin D and inflammation
    A new study by USANA Health Sciences, Inc, in conjunction with The Orthopedic Specialty Hospital (TOSH), suggests that inflammation may cause a decrease in the body's vitamin D levels. The study examined levels of vitamin D in twelve adult males between the ages of 18 and 45 recovering from anterior cruciate...
     
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    As the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility releases its 2013 Proxy Resolutions and Voting Guide today, seven resolutions related to genetically modified organisms (GMOs) indicate a renewed investor focus on the risks they pose to the world's food supply. More than 60 percent of all processed foods...