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      A new study published today in the Journal of Pediatrics found that children who ate a combination snack of cheese and vegetables, as compared to children who ate a snack of potato chips, consumed 72 percent fewer calories overall and also needed significantly fewer calories to achieve the same level of satiety...
     
  •   There's no shortage of New Year's resolutions to eat healthier and lose weight, but what does that really mean for consumers and food companies in 2013? According to a survey of more than 200 of the nation's leading nutrition experts – registered dietitians – there are five diet and...
     
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      Fallen snow must be cleared regularly to ensure pedestrian and driver safety.  However, if done improperly, shoveling or snow blower use can cause serious injury to the back, shoulders, hands or feet.   According to the US Consumer Products Safety Commission:        -In 2011,...
     
  •   If you’ve ever gone to work sick, a recent study commissioned by Cintas Corporation shows that you’re not alone. The survey, conducted online in November 2012 by Harris Interactive among 2,249 US adults ages 18 and older, revealed that 84 percent of employed adults admit to having ever...
     
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    In the spirit of the season, the Advocacy for Pets and Affordable Wellness (APAW), a national network of pet owners and enthusiasts concerned about the high cost of pet medications, together with petrendologist Charlotte Reed , today announced seven money-saving tips to help pet parents, as well as anyone hosting a...
     
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    Eating the best foods for complete health can be absolutely delicious. Take it from registered dietitian Dave Grotto. In celebration of his new book, The Best Things You Can Eat (Bantam, January 2013), Grotto offers a roadmap to a tasty and healthy New Year with a sampling of 13 highly nutritious, go-to foods. Topping...
     
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    23andMe has released its third annual list of the ten most interesting and significant genetic findings in 2012 as part of the company's ongoing efforts to understand the role of genetics in personal health and human development. "It's a very exciting time in the world of genetics.  Technology...
     
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    BeSmartBeWell.com says the time is now
    When families gather for the holidays, talk may not naturally turn to long-term care and financial documents, but it should, say experts featured on BeSmartBeWell.com/Caregiving. Too often, families don’t discuss financial matters and healthcare wishes of aging relatives until there is a crisis, and then it...
     
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    "There is a connection between autism and danger," admits global mental health therapist Lynette Louise . As an autism mother, Asperger's individual, global in-home therapist and speaker, Lynette knows what she's talking about. "There is an equally large danger in not being willing to discuss...
     
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    On the run-up to New Year, most of us stock-up with remedies for a sore head, bloated tummy, itching eyes and a bout of flu. But have you ever stopped to consider your hearing?  The festive season can be a major trigger of new cases of tinnitus, which now affects around 10 percent of the population. Prolonged...