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    Last year Banana Boat’s parent company, Energizer Holdings, recalled 23 of its products after five people caught on fire after using Banana Boat aerosol sunscreen and coming into contact with sparks or flames, such as from a barbeque grill. With spring break and beach season quickly approaching, customers should...
     
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    March marks the first-ever Canine Heart Health Month being held to raise awareness of canine heart disease – one of the leading causes of death in dogs. A February 2013 national survey shows that only half of dog owners (49 percent) have ever discussed their dogs' heart health with a veterinarian, and more...
     
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    Food preferences, lifestyles, cultural and ethnic traditions and health concerns all affect our food choices. That is why, as part of National Nutrition Month 2013, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages everyone to "Eat Right, Your Way, Every Day." Each March, the Academy encourages Americans to...
     
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    As scientists uncover the precise links between autism and the fragile x gene, potential treatments to reverse many of the core symptoms of both autism and fragile X syndrome (FXS) are moving closer to reality. Nationwide clinical drug trials are already underway and are showing significant success in reversing...
     
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    Are you 50 and Fearless? Fear is one of the top reasons why 50-year-olds avoid colonoscopy screening for colon cancer. Whether it's fear of the prep, the procedure or potential results, colonoscopy could be a lifesaver when detecting colon cancer, the second leading cancer killer in the US. That's why...
     
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    The first large, population-based study to follow children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) into adulthood shows that ADHD often doesn't "go away," and that children with ADHD are more likely to have other psychiatric disorders as adults. Although numbers were small, they also appear...
     
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    New research published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggests that eating a protein-rich breakfast reduces hunger, boosts satiety and reduces brain responses involved with food cravings more than a typical breakfast that is lower in protein. Further, these responses were followed by a significant...
     
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    As the national spotlight turns to increasing physical activity in schools and combating the childhood obesity epidemic through expanding opportunities for physical activity, the national expansion of the Fire Up Your Feet program this spring will create new opportunities for physical activity to, from and at schools...
     
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    One of the great secrets as it pertains to eating disorders in modern day society is how greatly they affect the elderly population. Eating disorders among this segment of the population are on the rise, and have been for several years. According to Dr. Gregory Jantz, PhD, an internationally renowned eating disorder...
     
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    Organic industry leaders unite to raise awareness
    Mediaplanet Publishing today released a special report entitled, The Organic Movement. The publication will be distributed as a special 12 page section within the Washington Post and will also be distributed at numerous industry events and through various online and social media channels. In collaboration with key...