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    Make sure your home is not an open door for rodents and other pests
    Some parts of the Northwest have already seen snow, and as the cool temperatures start to settle in for the next few months, Orkin, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Rollins Inc., advises homeowners to pest-proof their homes now, because fall is when most insect and rodent pests seek shelter for the winter months. "As...
     
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    Nearly 24 million people in this country suffer from asthma. For most of them, avoiding allergens and taking medications help keep their asthma under control. But for a small group with severe persistent asthma, frequent hospital visits tend to be the norm and taking medications and lifestyle changes don't do the...
     
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    Quaker Oats Celebrates the Power of the Oat on National Oatmeal Day
    National Oatmeal Day is Monday, October 29 and who better to celebrate this wholesome holiday than the people who've had a seat at the breakfast table for 135 years, Quaker Oats, a division of PepsiCo. "Quaker provides mom and the entire family energy to get going and to help keep them going...
     
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    With Halloween just around the corner, trick-or-treaters are getting ready to rake in the candy. While brushing twice a day and visiting the dentist every six months are preventive measures, children's teeth also benefit by limiting the candy they consume. This Halloween, the Pennsylvania Dental Association (PDA)...
     
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    Farzan Filsoufi, MD, Advises Women to Beware
    New research shows that many women have undiagnosed heart disease even after getting tested for it—three million women in the United States have a hard-to-spot form of heart disease called coronary microvascular dysfunction (MVD) that isn't detected by standard diagnostic tests. Dr. Farzan Filsoufi, leading...
     
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    Halloween officially starts the holiday season, which means more get-togethers with family and friends and more festive meals prepared at home.  But lots of people and little time can create opportunities for mishandling and improper cooking of raw food products.  It is always important to consistently...
     
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    Sterling-Rice Group (SRG) has identified the top ten food trends that will be served on restaurant menus and line the supermarket shelves across the US in 2013. With a breadth and depth of culinary experience, the brand strategy, innovation, and creativity firm has counseled and created foods for several of...
     
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    Newly published cell research performed by at the Zheijian Provincial People's Hospital in Zheijiang China indicates that the key compound in turmeric known as curcumin is capable of inducing programmed cell death in triple-negative breast cancer cells, the most feared and prognosis-poor type of breast cancer...
     
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    Pet Poll Shows Democrats Lead Republicans by Substantial Margin
    With the 2012 presidential campaign heating up, Veterinary Pet Insurance Co. (VPI), the nation's oldest and largest provider of pet health insurance, analyzed its database of more than 485,000 insured pets to determine which of the 44 US president's last names were most common among pets. All totaled, more...
     
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    The American Dental Association (ADA) and PopCap Games today announced the results of a new survey targeting trick-or-treating children (ages five to 13) in the US, looking at kids’ views and perceptions of Halloween. Approximately 94 percent of all American children participate in trick-or-treating, and 65...