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    According to the National Fire Prevention Association there are 5,000 outside BBQ grill fires annually that require fire departments to respond. And there are another 3,600 BBQ grill fires that cause damage to the structure of homes. Here are some quick tips to help you enjoy a safe BBQ grilling season; 1. ...
     
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    From animal crackers to gummy fruit snacks and calorie-laden juice drinks, kids in child care are not getting the nutrition they need from daily snacks, according to a new study from Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center published online in the journal Childhood Obesity. The study – the first of its...
     
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    Busy work and family schedules can often lead to women putting their own health on the back burner. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages women of all ages to make time for regular preventive screenings, as well as eating right and getting regular physical activity.   This year, Mother's Day...
     
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    Click here to view a special thank you video from Vitamin Angels
     
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    The Lupus Foundation of America and lupus organizations around the globe are rallying together on May 10, World Lupus Day, to urge action and raise awareness of lupus, a mysterious and devastating disease that ravages different parts of the body. Lupus has no known cause and no known cure.  Watch and share this...
     
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    A Place for Mom, the nation's largest senior living referral service, released results from its second annual Mother's Day survey to shed light on maternal relationships, including valuable pieces of wisdom from moms across the country. Leading themes of wisdom were shared on topics including life and...
     
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    Despite growing efforts to improve the quality of maternity care for women in the United States, results of a newly released, national survey reveal that risky procedures are overused in this largely healthy population, many beneficial practices are underused, and all too often women lack the support and knowledge...
     
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    Richard French, DVM, MS, PhD, Dean of Animal Studies and Allerton Chair of Animal Health Sciences at Becker College is urging pet owners to pursue healthy lifestyles. The bond between human owners and their pets may be affecting the health of both, he says, especially when it comes to diabetes, high blood...
     
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    Despite the damaging effects of ultraviolet radiation (UV) to eyes and vision, 40 percent of US adults do not wear sunglasses while outdoors, and nearly half of drivers do not protect their eyes on the road. Unprotected exposure to the sun increases risk for serious vision problems like cataracts, abnormal eye growths...
     
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    An article in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) suggests patients try chiropractic services for the treatment of low back pain. According to the article, surgery is not usually needed and should only be considered if more conservative therapies fail. The information in JAMA reinforces the American...