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    New Smoothie Combines Natural Benefits of Fruit and Dairy
    The ongoing effort to improve nutrition and access to good-for-you food and beverage choices for kids in schools just got a healthy boost. Jamba Juice Company, with nutrition guidance from National Dairy Council, today announced a new fruit and dairy beverage for K-12 schools. The healthy smoothie, naturally sweetened...
     
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    News is just breaking in India about Sushma Pandey, a 17-year-old young woman who died in 2010, two days after her third "egg donation."  Her death is being attributed to the procedures used to extract eggs from healthy, desirable young females like Ms. Pandey.  These eggs are often resold to...
     
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    Summer is a perfect time to begin orthodontic treatment, and Minneapolis orthodontist Dr. Trudy Bonvino of Cosmopolitan Orthodontics gives four reasons why: 1. Flexible appointments Office schedules open up a bit in summer months when families take vacations and kids go off to camp. When it comes to...
     
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    mom.me shares national survey insights on how and when Moms spend Me Time
    mom.me, an online destination for women with advice and inspiration at every step of the journey of motherhood, today announced the paradoxical results of a national survey regarding a mom's quest for time for herself – Me Time. The good news:  as women balance the many responsibilities of their role as...
     
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    Resistance Training Emerging as Particularly Valuable for Older Adults
    Four studies reported today at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2012 (AAIC 2012) describe the ability of targeted exercise training to promote improved mental functioning and reduced risk for cognitive impairment and dementia in cognitively healthy older adults and those with mild cognitive...
     
  • Second Annual Fresh Preserving Event to be Hosted July 14 by Jarden Home Brands Makers of Ball® Brand Fresh Preserving Products
    Jarden Home Brands, makers of Ball® Brand home canning products, will host the Second Annual National Can-It Forward Day on Saturday, July 14, to teach consumers how to preserve the fresh foods they love.   On National Can-It Forward Day, Ball® Brand canning pros will lead a live webcast of canning...
     
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    There are many choices to consider when it comes to retirement living. Those contemplating a move to a retirement community will find more options available than ever before. Whether researching a retirement community for yourself or a loved one, it's important to ask the right questions, keeping in mind factors...
     
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    Data Demonstrates Lower Intracellular Water Levels in Women Drinking 6-8 Cups of Water per Day
    Initial results from a scientific study on water consumption and cellular dehydration conducted at the Murad Research Labs in El Segundo, California, have uncovered surprising results, dramatically challenging and debunking the ages-old notion that everyone should drink “eight glasses of water per day.”...
     
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    Tips to avoid foodborne illness and shares the story of one Salmonella survivor.
    Backyard barbecues, coolers packed for picnics, al fresco dining and hot summer days are all the ingredients for a bad case of food poisoning if you’re not careful. Cases of foodborne illness peak during the summer months, according to the USDA. But taking a few precautions can help you avoid food poisoning...
     
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    Worried about your memory?  Many patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD) and individuals concerned about developing memory loss feel they have limited options.  While there is no 'magic pill' to cure or prevent AD, a new book outlines a cutting-edge approach to systematically address this disease...