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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...
     
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    Millions of holiday-seekers will be travelling by air this summer and for most, airport security is but a small blip on their radar. For savvy travellers, screening checkpoints are a waypoint in their journey from home to their ultimate destination. But for those less-travelled or who require assistance, such as...
     
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    Summer is a wonderful time for outdoor activities with family and friends. For many people, a day at the beach, on the boat, or at a backyard barbecue will include drinking alcoholic beverages. But excessive drinking and summer activities don't mix. Drinking impairs both physical and mental abilities, and it also...
     
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    Senior Learns Critical Life-Saving Lesson
    Whenever you're under the sun, whether it's summer or winter, it's important to guard against sun damage. Ultraviolet radiation from the sun is the No. 1 cause of skin cancer, and it often doesn't develop until later in life. Take for example retiree Adelbert "Mac" McIntyre, who now lives in...
     
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    The Journal of Nutrition and Food Sciences published research linking mango consumption to a better diet quality and nutrition intake in adults and children. This research, funded in part by the National Mango Board (NMB), suggests that consumption of mangos in adults is associated with an overall better diet, higher...
     
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    The veterinarians at Chicago Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Center (www.ChicagoPetEmergency.com) remind pet owners to take steps now to protect their pets over the July 4th holiday. Booming fireworks, barbecues, and lots of activity can present significant danger to pets. In fact, the 4th of July holiday is one...
     
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    Award-winning journalist, best-selling author, talk show host, and Daytime Emmy nominee Katie Couric knows breakfast is the perfect time to nourish her mind and body in anticipation of another busy day. With the many roles she plays, it’s important for her to start each day by including milk with...