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    American Optometric Association emphasizes importance of comprehensive eye exams
    Studies show that over the next 10 years the number of Americans diagnosed with glaucoma will increase by more than one million. The American Optometric Association (AOA) urges people of all ages to take control of their eye health through early detection to help minimize the risk of developing glaucoma, a disease...
     
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    Nutrilys Del Mar is offering a holistic approach to staying healthy and avoiding viruses this flu season in the form of Shark Liver Oil supplements. For those that choose not to receive the flu shot for various reasons, incorporating shark liver oil into their daily diets boosts their immune system the natural way....
     
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    While defensive linemen and offensive tackles typically find themselves on opposite sides of the football, former NFL players and current analysts Mike Golic and Matt Light agree that smart snacking is essential to their game-time gatherings. Although they've retired their jerseys, they're teaming up with...
     
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    Disgusting. Foul. Gross. These are not the typical words one uses when describing their gym. However, a recent study commissioned by the Cintas Corporation found that gyms are often prone to shamefully dirty sights and behaviors. The survey, conducted online in December 2012 by Harris Interactive among 3,036...
     
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    Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs), namely DHA and EPA, may improve children's learning and development. In addition, the benefits of consuming fish, which contain omega-3s, outweigh the risk of mercury exposure. These findings and more are summarized in the December 2012 PUFA Newsletter and Fats of Life...
     
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      With the Baby Boomer generation turning 65 every eight seconds and 90 percent deciding to stay in their homes as they age, the International Window Film Association (IWFA) is warning consumers about indoor sun exposure and the increase in eye cataracts. Harmful UV rays pass through unprotected windows and...
     
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      Every New Year's millions of Americans commit to eat smarter and better. Or, at least that's what we say we'll do. This year, instead of pledging to bland diets and sodium-free fare, the Spice Islands Test Kitchen is sharing tips for using fresh herbs and spices to maximize the flavor of any...
     
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      Banfield Pet Hospital, the world's largest veterinary practice, and its internal research team, Banfield Applied Research & Knowledge (BARK), released today the top pet names of 2012, pulled from its database of nearly 2.5 million pets nationwide. The big trend in 2012 was pet owners turning to pup...
     
  •   A recent national survey found that many Americans plan to live a more eco-friendly lifestyle in the coming years, and they are looking for simple steps to help the environment. With the rapid rise in access to recycling—particularly plastics recycling—it's now easier than ever for Americans to...
     
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      When someone gets their eyes checked, they don’t expect to walk away with any problems, especially in areas other than the eyes. Pam Rowan, owner of the Eye Shop, a downtown Clearwater eye care boutique, is informing her patients and the public that eye exams by highly qualified ophthalmologists and...