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    From the Los Angeles Times to the nation's leading magazines like Cooking Light, Bon Appetit and Family Circle, figs are all the rage this summer and for good reason. "California figs are more popular than ever," reports Karla Stockli, Chief Executive Officer, California Fresh Fig Growers Association....
     
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    Packing lunches can be mundane, but from Mediterranean options to coconut water, innovative food companies are making it easier. These companies and other back-to-school lunch tips are featured in this week's segment of "The Lempert Report Innovation Series," a weekly video series featuring...
     
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    The Teen Project and Fostering Dreams through Dance (FDTD) partner up to bring the Flash Mob phenomenon to Venice Beach and raise awareness about homeless youth exiting foster care.  Flash Mob to End Homelessness will be hitting the Venice Beach Boardwalk, at the very end of Windward Ave, today, Friday, August 8...
     
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    Comprehensive biomarker testing of insulin resistance and pancreatic beta-cell dysfunction identifies diabetes risk earlier than current glycemia-based approaches, according to a new peer-reviewed study published online in the Journal of Cardiovascular Translational Research. The study, from...
     
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    Former Green Bay Packers nose tackle Gilbert Brown will kick-off the Free Health Care Clinic being held in Madison this Saturday at the Alliant Energy Center. Wisconsin area residents are urged to call 1-800-340-1301 and register as soon as possible to schedule an appointment at the one-day free...
     
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    Mosquito bites and summer go hand in hand; however, reports of a rise in chikungunya and West Nile virus (WNV) cases around the US are a stark reminder that these insects pose serious health threats. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as of August 5th, there are a...
     
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    The results are in: Peanut Wigglebutt and Snuggles Butt Le Lee head the list of unforgettable monikers chosen as the Wackiest Pet Names of 2014. Each year, Veterinary Pet Insurance Co (VPI), the nation's first and largest provider of pet health insurance, celebrates the most clever, creative, and...
     
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    High intensity interval training (HIIT) in water is good for you, so says a new research study.     Results of a significant new study published in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research are opening the door for 27 million osteoarthritis (OA) patients who can use high...
     
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    WHAT/WHY: Food+Health 2014, hosted by Engine 2 + Forks Over Knives, will take place Sept. 12-14 at the AT&T Education & Conference Center on the University of Texas Campus in Austin. The conference will feature pioneers in the food world who will give TED-style thought-provoking...
     
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    Human milk is infant food, but for sick, hospitalized babies, it's also medicine. That's the central premise of a series of articles in a neonatal nursing journal's special issue focused on human milk for sick newborns. The articles are being published during World Breastfeeding Week, Aug. 1-7, 2014...