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    It pays to eat those vegetables. That's the conclusion of a study published in the current edition of the Journal of the American Medical Association. Researchers at California's Loma Linda University, a Seventh-Day Adventist institution, analyzed the diets of 73,308 Seventh-Day Adventists and concluded that...
     
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    Protect Your Skin From Sunburn This Summer
    As summer temperatures heat up, more people are outside for longer periods of time, and more skin is exposed to the sun. The nation's emergency physicians want to remind everyone of the dangers associated with sunburn. "Most of us want to get some sun in the summertime," said Dr. Andrew Sama, president...
     
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    New research from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Research Service (ARS) published in the second issue of Procedia Food Science shows the nutrition profile of ready-to-eat cereals has markedly improved, according to data collected between 2005-2011. The study found that whole grain is now a key...
     
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    Dole Sets off on 4,800-Mile Banana Truck Tour
    The Peel the Love Summer Food Truck Tour has hit the road on a 4,800-mile summer quest to reacquaint Americans with the fun, whimsy and irreverence of bananas – and get them to eat more fruits and veggies. Organized by DOLE Bananas, the 102-day trek officially left downtown Seattle on May 25 to spread its...
     
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    While frolicking in the park is great exercise and a good time for our playful pooches, canines may return home from the dog park with more than just new four-legged friends. Medical conditions commonly associated with a visit to the dog park include sprains, bites and head trauma. As dog park visits increase during...
     
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    It makes intuitive sense: If you want to want to tackle the epidemic of obesity among adults, try stopping it in childhood. Around the country, hospitals and other health care providers have set up intensive six-month programs to treat obese children as young as six. Children and their parents get dietary training,...
     
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    Summer heat goes hand-in-hand with humidity – but it doesn't have to dampen your spirits or take your breath away. Leading nonprofit patient education organization Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics (AANMA) offers low-cost, family-friendly tips for improving the air in your home. "...
     
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    Adults who eat breakfast – especially if that breakfast includes ready-to-eat cereal – are less likely to have metabolic syndrome and many of the risk factors associated with metabolic syndrome according to new research published in the June issue of The Journal of Aging Research and Clinical Practice (...
     
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    Alzheimer researchers in Spain have taken a step closer to finding a blood test to help in the diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease. With approximately 75 percent of the estimated 36 million Alzheimer's sufferers worldwide yet to receive a reliable diagnosis, the potential impact on the lives of possible sufferers...
     
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    Just in time for the summer and "lemonade season," Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) is inviting supporters everywhere to join the fight against childhood cancer throughout June. Whether it's hosting an Alex's Lemonade Stand during the Foundation's national fundraising event, Lemonade...