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    Keep Food Safety In Mind Every Step Of The Way
    Food is as much a part of holiday gatherings as football, candles and carols. This holiday season, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and ConAgra Foods encourage Americans to enjoy healthy holiday meals while keeping food safety in mind every step of the way with tips from the Home Food Safety program's...
     
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    NBTY Helping Hands has pledged more than $100,000 in aid to LI Cares and the NJ Food Bank to help with the Super Storm Sandy emergency humanitarian relief efforts in New York and New Jersey.  The money will be used to purchase gift cards that will be distributed through these agencies this week. In addition, NBTY...
     
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    Seventy-two percent of Americans between the ages of 18 and 34 have either not heard about lupus at all or know little or nothing about the disease beyond the name, according to a new, independent survey released today by the Lupus Foundation of America. The statistic is particularly disturbing because this is the age...
     
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    Women Understand the Realities of Long-Term Care, But May Not Plan Accordingly
    Women may have a better understanding than men about the resources and options available to individuals facing a long-term care event. However, they're significantly less likely to be taking action to protect themselves from the risks. The findings come from a two-part study by Northwestern Mutual, released in...
     
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    If Satan were to create the “perfect disease” to torture mankind, it would be Alzheimer’s. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, the number of people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, a progressive, degenerative disorder that cripples the brain’s nerve cells, has reached a record...
     
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    AfterFiftyLiving.com Looks At What Really Matters
    "After Fifty" years can be wonderful, productive, and rewarding, if people follow the advice of AfterFiftyLiving.com, a rapidly emerging online social network which provides resources exclusively for Baby Boomers and folks over 50.  "In fact, we like to say that these can be our best years ever....
     
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    New Chef-inspired Recipes Use Winter's Surprise Ingredient
    Though it's tempting to include every indulgent dish on holiday tables, the most successful menus are a balance of both healthful and decadent favorites. Finding the right combination of delicious and healthy recipes doesn't require an endless search for exotic ingredients -- they're already on your store...
     
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    On November 13, the Waterville Library in Waterville, OH, the Waretown United Methodist Church, in Waretown, NJ, and Sykes' Restaurant in Kalispell, MT will be offering the public more than their usual wealth of books, spiritual sanctuary and lunch, respectively. In addition, healthcare professionals will provide...
     
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    Gail Trauco, RN, BSN-OCN, was born a compassionate caregiver. She attests that angels have been on her shoulder, long before becoming an oncology certified nurse, and coming into contact with dying patients in cancer wards. Trauco’s psychic ability and clinical expertise have uniquely enabled her to bridge the...
     
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    The quality of a woman's social networks—the personal relationships that surround an individual—appears to be just as important as the size of her networks in predicting breast cancer survival, Kaiser Permanente scientists report in the current issue of Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. Previous...