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    Vitamin Angels, a 501(c)(3) charity based in Santa Barbara, is responding to recent requests from partner NGOs in Nepal following the earthquake on Saturday, April 25th. Partners, including Global Nutrition Empowerment and Project for a Village, have expressed the need for additional micronutrient supplement grants to...
     
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    Everyone knows sunglasses make it easier to see on a sunny day, whether out on the road or the water. However, wearing the right sunglasses is also the best defense for keeping ultraviolet (UV) rays from causing short- and long-term eye damage, according to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the world's...
     
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    Yesterday, Groupon officially kicked off its annual Mother’s Day Collection, offering shoppers everything they need to treat Mom to the absolute best gifts and experiences—all at an unbeatable value. Additionally, from April 29 through May 10, Groupon will make a donation* to Children’s Miracle...
     
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    April showers may bring May flowers, but they may also be a sign that spring allergy season has arrived for more than 50 million Americans. Knowing your allergy triggers, recognizing symptoms, and consulting with an allergist are ways to minimize the troubling symptoms that result every year from spring allergies....
     
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    The workplace has long been an enabler of Americans' ever-expanding waistlines, and according to an annual survey by CareerBuilder, the stresses associated with full-time employment will likely continue to contribute to the problem. Fifty-seven percent of US workers feel they are overweight, up from 55 percent in...
     
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    As National Pet month begins, Petland is proud to release the latest survey results from the Adopt-A-Pet program, a community service initiative to help place abandoned or unwanted pets in local communities. "Since 1998, Petland has found homes for approximately 350,000 unwanted or abandoned pets in their...
     
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    Does your mom like to garden? Would she enjoy pretty pots of flowers for her patio instead of a cut flower arrangement that won't last much beyond a week? This Mother's Day, think about stunning blooming plants that can be grown in the garden or in a container on the porch. Monrovia, the leading grower of...
     
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    It's no surprise to learn that students' top five favorite after-school snacks are cookies, fruit, chips, pizza, and sandwiches. So, while kids are clearly not always making healthy choices (kudos to the fruit fans), the five finalists for Sodexo's Future Chefs: Healthy After-School Snack Challenge may...
     
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    Colon cancer is 90 percent preventable, yet approximately 24 million Americans who should have a colonoscopy screening have not done so. Medical experts recommend that men and women older than 50 (45 for African Americans) get screened for colon cancer because they are at the highest risk of developing the...
     
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    Contrary to popular belief, more healthy kids’ meals were ordered after a regional restaurant chain added more healthy options to its kids’ menu and removed soda and fries, researchers from ChildObesity180 at Tufts University Friedman School reported in the journal Obesity. Including more healthy...