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    As one of the world’s largest providers of fresh fruits and vegetables, Dole is using Brain Awareness Week, March 16-22, to challenge Americans to be more proactive in their brain health. The company’s fresh divisions are coming together to champion four of its most brain-healthy products – Broccoli...
     
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    It was a celebration of organic: of the benefits to the environment and to our health that organic provides, of the scientists and researchers whose dedicated work advances the organic sector, and of the generous sponsors who make that work possible in the labs, in the fields, and in the orchards. More than 500...
     
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    In honor of World Kidney Day 2015, the Peer Kidney Care Initiative announces that steadily improving survival among chronic dialysis patients in the United States has resulted in the gain of more than 103,000 years of life. Since 2003, more than 100,000 US patients have begun chronic dialysis each year...
     
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    This winter has been one for the books for most Americans, with blistering cold and record snow. With the cold comes throngs of people feeling under the weather, experiencing scratchy throats, nagging coughs and colds. If this sounds all too familiar and you are seeking quick, soothing relief, it can be as easy as...
     
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    Body mass index (BMI) during infancy may help to predict if a child will be obese by age four. In a study focused on the infant BMI-childhood obesity relationship in a cohort with a majority of African-American children, researchers from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) say that a better...
     
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    Two out of 3 people diagnosed with cancer survive five years or more, according to a CDC study published in today's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. The report found that the most common cancer sites continue to be cancers of the prostate (128 cases per 100,000 men), female breast (122 cases per 100,000...
     
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    Dogs are not only mankind's best friend, but often our bravest friend. To prove this, 169 courageous canines are competing for the honor of being named 2015's American Hero Dog in this year's American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards, presented by the Lois Pope LIFE Foundation. For these heroic hounds...
     
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    Have you been passing up whole milk, bacon, butter, cream, cheeses, full-fat yogurt, and crispy chicken skin? Or do you eat them only to feel bad about it later? If so, Kelly Peterson, co-author of The Asian Low Carb Secret: A Medically Proven System to Help You Eat Well, Stay Slim, and Regain Your Health...
     
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    Entertainment and lifestyle retailer HSN will show aspiring at-home chefs how to easily prepare delicious dishes with the "Ultimate Cooking Lesson" during its 24-Hour HSN Cooks event on Sunday, March 15. The much anticipated epicurean takeover will feature a dynamic group of engaging, experienced...
     
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    The American Academy of Neurology and the Amytrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Association are awarding the 2015 Sheila Essey Award to Robert P. Bowser, PhD, from Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, Arizona, and Adriano Chio, MD, FAAN, from the University of Turin, Italy. The award recognizes...