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    Heart disease is the leading cause of death in women and 42 million American women are living with or at risk for heart disease. More women than men have died from heart disease every year since 1984. And women heart patients can become community leaders on this vital health issue by applying for WomenHeart's...
     
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    ZERO – The End of Prostate Cancer is hosting 16 run/walk events across the nation during September, Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, to raise funds and awareness to end prostate cancer, a disease that affects one in seven American men. "Thousands are making a choice for a healthy lifestyle and celebrating...
     
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    As the dog days of summer begin to fade into memory and a new academic year beckons, the YMCA of Greater New York reminds the City’s children and families that staying fit and eating healthy is an important part of any back-to-school curriculum. “The end of summer and the start of back-to-school season...
     
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    A long-time favorite of peach lovers everywhere, August 22nd National Eat a Peach Day has historically focused on the juicy pleasures of a just-picked peach or the comforts of a peach cobbler: essentially any and every reason to enjoy one of summer’s most beloved fruits. Yet, thanks to a newly released study by...
     
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     It's time to send kids back to school. But with all of the changes happening in their daily schedule and what is offered in school, they have some choices to make. "Whether it's grade school, high school or college, food choices come into play for our kids—and we aren't there all day to...
     
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    The Jerusalem Post has reported that Israel's Minister of Health has not only ended mandatory fluoridation (as reported earlier) but has ended the practice altogether.  Regulations allowing fluoridation in Israel were introduced in 1974, and made mandatory in 1998.  New regulations, beginning August...
     
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    Although parents don't always realize it, the advice they give and the nutritional choices they make can have a life-long effect on their children. This parental influence is the motivation behind the California Milk Processor Board (CMPB)'s new campaign launching today. The new ads by the creator of got milk...
     
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    Today, the Truvia business announced it has helped to feed 49,705 Bolivian schoolchildren in the first two years of its three-year partnership with the United Nations World Food Programme, a collaboration made possible by World Food Program USA, a non-profit organization that connects the U.S. private sector with...
     
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    Most people know that a good smile comes with a whole assortment of benefits. Our society rewards people who aren't afraid to beam wide grins to those around them, and for good reason: humans love it. Smiling is a universal human expression of emotion that transcends language and culture. No matter where you go in...
     
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    It’s time to rethink kiwifruit. While kiwifruit make a flavorful, healthful snack, they also add a fresh, fruity flair to salads, desserts, baked goods, sandwiches and even cocktails. New Zealand Zespri Kiwifruit is abundant in markets now through October. Enjoy the nutritional benefits of kiwifruit with these...