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    New public opinion survey results announced yesterday in conjunction with the start of the Assisted Living Federation of America’s (ALFA) 2014 Conference & Exposition reveal that those selecting a senior living community for themselves or a loved one place a high priority on cleanliness, healthy and...
     
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    The American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) today announced the results of its Today's Podiatrist survey, which measures the public's attitudes toward foot health. The study, which surveyed 1,000 US adults ages 18 and older, revealed that nearly half of all women (49 percent) wear high heels, even though...
     
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    The lawn mower is one of the most dangerous household tools. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission 253,000 people were treated for lawn mower-related injuries in 2010, nearly 17,000 of them children under the age of 19.  Most childhood injuries due to lawn mowers are related to riding mowers, and...
     
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    May is the National Eye Institute's (NEI) Healthy Vision Month, designed to create awareness about eye health. EyePromise eye vitamins is honoring the observance by kicking off a program of its own.  To celebrate healthy vision, EyePromise has launched the EyePromise Moment campaign. Doctors, consumers, and...
     
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    With the spring season here, lawn and garden care isn't just reserved for suburbanites. City dwellers can also incorporate greenery in their living spaces. Black+Decker shares the following helpful hints and tool suggestions to help you care for plant life in your smaller space this year. >>Balconies,...
     
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    Airbags and seat belts not only protect people from head and chest injuries during car accidents, they may also protect the kidneys, according to a new study at the 109th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA). The study was presented to the media during a special press conference...
     
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    This summer, Unilever is challenging families to create a brighter future while having fun together. Taking a cue from the optimistic outlook children have on the world, an interactive series of “Summer Sunlight Activities” and a new short film, “The Way Kids See It,” launched last week to...
     
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    The Pennsylvania Departments of Environmental Protection (DEP) and Health has reported the first detection in 2014 of a West Nile Virus-carrying mosquito. The infected mosquito was found May 13 in Lower Paxton Township, Dauphin County. "DEP is committed to monitoring the mosquito population,...
     
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    A study published in the Nutrition Journal concludes that a large percent of the US adult population is not meeting recommendations for omega-3 fatty acid consumption set for by the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA). The Pharmavite supported study examined the intake of total fish, fish high in omega-3 fatty...
     
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    Each year, May 17th is World Hypertension Day (WHD). The 2014 theme is "Know your Blood Pressure." WHD helps to raise awareness of hypertension, a "silent killer" responsible for an estimated 9.4 million deaths worldwide every year, according to the World Health Organization. To support WHD 2014,...