• New category established as free from foods see increased recognition and demand
    Enjoy Life Foods (enjoylifefoods.com) has been selected as the 2013 category advisor for the new free from category as designated by Progressive Grocer Magazine. This is the first year that Progressive Grocer has recognized “free from” as a category, and Enjoy Life Foods is pleased to be...
     
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    Did you know that 56% of Americans who suffer from a cough or cold are still working out at the gym, jumping on public transportation, and liberally shaking hands? And 19% are regularly kissing their significant other.  But it’s not just sick people with unhealthy habits. According to a HALLS-commissioned...
     
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    Veteran’s Day 2013 - Make it a point to thank those that serve
    The war to end all wars came to a close 95 years ago today. It was called Armistice Day for the next 30 plus years until a Kansas shoe store owner named Al King had the idea to expand Armistice Day to celebrate all veterans, not just those who served in World War I. By act of Congress, ...
     
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    Germ experts at Coverall share tips on staying healthy during flu season
    Keyboards are often the grimiest surface in your office. Coverall recommends you clean with EPA-registered disinfectants Germ removal experts at Coverall Health-Based Cleaning System®, a leading franchisor of commercial cleaning businesses, have developed helpful tips to keep office environments healthy...
     
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    “Thanksgiving is fast approaching and many people are feeling a sense of dread,” notes mindfulness blogger Dani DiPirro. “The holiday should fill us with gratitude, but it’s not unusual to feel more panicked than peaceful. Staying thankful, even during the most stressful moments, is...
     
  • UNICEF ready to deliver lifesaving supplies to children in areas hit by the storm
    UNICEF expects children to be among the worst affected by Typhoon Haiyan, which tore through the Philippines yesterday. While the full impact of the disaster is still being assessed, an estimated 1.7 million children are believed to be living in the areas hit by the emergency. “With some 36 provinces...
     
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    Nonprofit issues renewed call for citizens to unite with veterans and veterans organizations
    The Disabled Veterans National Foundation (dvnf.org), a nonprofit veterans service organization that focuses on helping men and women who serve and return home wounded or sick after defending our safety and our freedom, is reminding Americans of the importance of Veterans Day. The organization is asking that...
     
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    First large population-based study investigating long-term risks supports need for ophthalmologic follow-up of children and adults born before 32 weeks of gestation
    Children born extremely prematurely have up to a 19 times greater risk of retinal detachment later in life than peers born at term, according to a Swedish study published this month in Ophthalmology, the journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. In the first large population-based, long-term...
     
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    Scar removal products company offers insight into the secrets of beautiful skin and how to age gracefully
    Scarfade.com, a leader in scar treatment products, has introduced an infographic to help people learn the secrets of healthy-looking skin. Entitled “Keeping Your Skin Healthy,” it has some interesting facts and tips related to aging gracefully and improving the skin’s capacity to heal quickly....
     
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    Corgenix Medical Corporation, developer of the AspirinWorks® Test, says study highlights importance of measuring thromboxane biomarker to determine aspirin response
    A major new study conducted in Ireland found that 20 percent of patients with established heart disease were not adequately protected by aspirin. Corgenix Medical Corporation, developers of the AspirinWorks® Test for aspirin effect, said the study adds more evidence to the importance of accurately...