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    With a candy-laden weekend looming for households across the nation, a new poll finds the bearer of sugary goodies is slipping in favorability ratings with a crucial demographic. The poll, out today from Delta Dental Plans Association (DDPA), finds that among 6- to 12-year-olds, belief in the Easter Bunny...
     
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    Bones provide support, protect our internal organs from injury, and allow the body to move. They also have the amazing ability to adapt to the loads that are placed on them. Depending on the loading conditions bone can become either stronger with increased loads or weaker when loads are decreased. The ability of bone...
     
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    Researchers at Barrow Neurological Institute at Dignity Health St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center are conducting a unique study on the effects of aging on older people who have autism. While much research has been done on the cause of the condition and treatment for children, this study is believed to be...
     
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    New York Collaborates for Autism (NYCA) kicks off Autism Awareness Month in April with the #TwizzlerChallenge, which began by chance a few short weeks ago and is now exploding into a viral phenomenon. The #TwizzlerChallenge was born by accident during Comedy Central's Night of Too Many Stars: America Comes...
     
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    Two new studies presented at the Experimental Biology 2015 conference in Boston offered new evidence that eating just 3 to 4 servings of strawberries a day can reduce risk factors for heart disease and diabetes, two of the most significant chronic diseases affecting Americans today. These studies...
     
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    More than 1,000 Anytime Fitness clubs across the United States will host free outdoor exercise classes during the month of May. The five consecutive "Free Workout Saturdays" will be led by certified personal trainers and feature fun-infused exercises like tug-of-war, relay races, obstacle courses,...
     
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    April marks Paralyzed Veterans of America Awareness Month and the 69th anniversary of the founding of the veterans service organization. Throughout the month of April, Paralyzed Veterans of America and its 34 chapters across the country will be highlighting the challenges veterans with spinal cord...
     
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    Talk About Curing Autism (TACA), a national non-profit organization dedicated to educating, empowering and supporting families affected by autism, announced today a lineup of events during April's "Autism Action Month" that are geared towards mobilizing caring citizens to take action to support families...
     
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    Ready or not! This familiar childhood phrase that you hear called out during neighborhood games carries the same sentiment around what has become "the new normal" for 66 million1 Americans of all ages. You never know when you'll be called upon to provide care for a loved one--whether you're ready or...
     
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    According to the Oral Cancer Foundation, more than 43,000 new cases of oral cancer will be diagnosed this year, and oral cancer is expected to cause more than 8,000 deaths—about one death per hour. In observance of Oral Cancer Awareness Month, the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) recommends that patients...