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    Nearly half of cities show rise in bed bug treatments
    Chicago tops the 2013 Bed Bug Cities List, released today by pest control leader Orkin. The Windy City’s bed bug problem was serious enough that the City Council passed an ordinance in July 2013 requiring condo associations to have a formal management plan in place for the detection, inspection, and treatment of...
     
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    The thought of doctors making house calls may seem like something out of the past, but House Call Doctor Los Angeles routinely does just that
    The best choice for healthcare in 2014 may come as a surprise for those who didn’t even know such a service was available: concierge medicine from house call doctors. This medical practice offers 24-hour doctors on call for an annual retainer fee. As practiced by House Call Doctor Los Angeles, this method cuts...
     
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    More than 100,000 farmers to benefit in Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania
    Heifer International received a $25.5 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to expand the East Africa Dairy Development (EADD) project and assist more than 136,000 farm families in Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania. Heifer International will work with and invite...
     
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    Every day, senior volunteers generously give their time and service to help others. Now here’s your chance to give back by nominating a deserving older adult in your community for his or her outstanding service through the Salute to Senior Service program.  Sponsored by Home Instead, Inc...
     
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    The holidays have come and gone. Most of the country has already been in a deep freeze, and there are still long, harsh months of winter yet to come. It’s no wonder many people come down with a case of the “winter blues.” This bummed out reaction occurs when the days are shorter and you spend much...
     
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    Potassium sorbate? Tetrasodium pyrophosphate? Disodium dihydrogen pyrophosphate? Good Food Made Simple—a brand committed to using clean, simple ingredients—believes that if you can’t pronounce an ingredient or don’t know what it means, you should be highly skeptical of eating it. That...
     
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    Securian Winter Run and Twin Cities Orthopedics plan for runner wellness at January 25 event
    Staying indoors during extreme cold is a no-brainer. But dedicated runners may be reluctant to stay inside with the temperature at a relatively warm 25 degrees. “I have seen too many walkers and runners with ankle fractures when it is icy out.” That’s the expected high on January 25 for the ...
     
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    Try these Chardonnay Chicken Thighs for a healthy, trendy, and easy dish in 2014
    According to health professionals and nutritionists, protein is the cornerstone of a healthy and balanced diet. Chicken is one of the best sources of what nutritionists call “high-quality” protein. The body uses it to create new cells, repair existing ones, and produce the enzymes necessary to boost...
     
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    As pet owners drew up their lists of New Year’s resolutions for 2014, there’s no doubt many of them wrote: “Take better care of my furry companion.” Nowadays there are pet salons, dog and cat therapists, and even designer clothes and top-brand carrying cases to take the little canine...
     
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    Brain balance achievement centers educate families on the importance of behavior observation
    When observing your child’s behavior, it can be difficult to identify which actions may signify potential learning or behavioral disorders, such as ADHD. However, with 1 out of every 10 children in the US being diagnosed with ADHD, parents often wonder about a potential diagnosis. A misbehaving hyperactive child...