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    As the school year approaches and begins, many parents may start to hear their children complain about headaches. According to Nick DeBlasio, MD, a pediatrician in Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center's Pediatric Primary Care Clinic, about 10 percent of school-aged children and 15-27 percent...
     
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    "It is never too early to start talking with and listening to your child about the upcoming school year," says Dr. Amie Duncan, PhD, Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. Dr. Duncan advises that parents begin talking to their child about...
     
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    Health Briefs is pleased to present an informative segment on the effects of sleep deprivation and its connection to junk food. Studies prove that sleep deprivation causes more than just exhaustion at work. An adult that does not get a good night’s sleep can make poor financial decisions and bad nutritional...
     
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    America Cooks With Chefs today announced the launch of its 800 Calorie Challenge, a first-of-its-kind health and wellness initiative. America Cooks With Chefs is a collaboration between Palisades Media Ventures, The Clinton Foundation, and the James Beard Foundation and is sponsored by Deloitte and Weight Watchers....
     
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    The nation's sleep experts agree: Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)–a potentially life-threatening disease involving episodes of complete or partial airway obstruction during sleep–is dangerously on the rise. The National Healthy Sleep Awareness Project, a collaboration launched this year by the American...
     
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    Evidence continues to mount supporting the role of almonds and other tree nuts as part of an overall dietary pattern that is beneficial for those with type 2 diabetes. Three new studies suggest a relationship between regular consumption of tree nuts, such as almonds, and improvement in various markers of health in...
     
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    Approximately 80 million Americans are currently avoiding the end-of-life discussion with their aging parents. It's a conversation about end-of-life wishes that can save families years of heartache, bickering, and even legal issues. Yet, millions are actively avoiding it, according to a Marist survey conducted for...
     
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    Backpacks are designed to distribute the weight of load among some of the body's strongest muscles. However, if not worn correctly, backpacks can cause injuries. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), more than 28,600 individuals were treated in hospitals and doctors' offices for injuries...
     
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    California's more than 1,500 dairy families are inviting consumers to take a virtual trip to The Land of Milk and Sunny with a new website called "Califarmia,"  where the cows moo like music and there's more sunshine than you can shake a stick at. The site from the California Milk Advisory Board...
     
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    A pioneer and tireless teacher of the organic way for more than 40 years, an organic farmer dedicated to making his farming operation a compelling example of a better way to farm, and an environmental engineer who triggered an organic revolution in the mattress and bedding industry will be honored next month by the...