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    During National Food Safety Education Month in September, keep food safe and your grocery bill in check with food storage advice from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and ConAgra Foods' public awareness campaign: Home Food Safety. "How you store food can keep it safe and fresh longer, reducing not...
     
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    Adult obesity rates remained high overall, increased in six states in the past year, and did not decrease in any, according to The State of Obesity: Better Policies for a Healthier America, a report from the Trust for America's Health (TFAH) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF). The annual report found...
     
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    It's no secret that parents have high expectations when it comes to their children. However, a new Pull-Ups brand survey shows that these expectations extend to an early milestone of a child's development–potty training–and it is leading to increased frustration for parents and children. The...
     
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    With summertime nearing its close, west-coast canines wouldn't dream of missing the singular event of the beach season – Helen Woodward Animal Center's 9th Annual Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon, held at Dog Beach in Del Mar, presented by Blue Buffalo. This year, in addition to the "hang twenty"...
     
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    Eating a healthy breakfast can have a profound impact on a child's learning ability, so Gemperle Family Farms is offering several simple, affordable and kid-friendly breakfast ideas to start the school year off right. Based on Harvard University research, the adage "Breakfast is the most important meal of...
     
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    A new study shows what researchers have suspected for years—consuming carbohydrates dramatically increases the risk for a common type of breast cancer, a kind that is notoriously hard to treat, according to an article scheduled for publication in the Oct. Life Extension Magazine. The study, published earlier...
     
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    It's a fact of life that vision can change over time, resulting in a number of noticeable differences in how well aging adults see the world around them. In fact, according to the American Optometric Association's (AOA) 2014 American Eye-Q consumer survey, 78 percent of adults age 55 or older report...
     
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    In a news conference today on the campus of missionary organization SIM USA (simusa.org), Nancy Writebol, joined by her husband, David, shared for the first time details of her battle with the Ebola virus.  While in Liberia, Writebol served at SIM's ELWA Hospital. She expressed that it was a great privilege...
     
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    A survey of 2,088 US adults conducted online in July on behalf of Oral Health America (OHA) by Harris Poll shows that two Americas are emerging when it comes to oral healthcare. Those with a household income of under $50,000, including many who live in urban areas and young adults (including students), are more likely...
     
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    Earthbound Farm, a pioneering organic food company and the nation's leading grower of organic produce, is celebrating its 30th birthday throughout the month of September. Officially launched on September 1st, "Eat What You Are" celebrates the personality pillars ("Salad Signs") of...