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    March of Dimes and Farmers Insurance Working to Give More Babies Healthy Start in Life
    The March of Dimes and Farmers Insurance is asking everyone to wear purple to show support for healthy babies and the 7th annual Farmers Be a Hero for Babies Day on Thursday, June 21st. Farmers Insurance, which has raised more than $40 million in its 25-plus year partnership with the March of Dimes, began Be A Hero...
     
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    Peaches, plums and nectarines have bioactive compounds that can potentially fight-off obesity-related diabetes and cardiovascular disease, according to new studies by Texas AgriLife Research. “In recent years obesity has become a major concern in society due to the health problems associated to it,” said...
     
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    Balanced Meal-Themed Plate and Placemat Introduce Five Food Groups to Toddlers
    In recognition of Eat Your Vegetables Day on June 17, Munchkin Inc., designer and manufacturer of clever infant and toddler products, today introduced the Balanced Meal Toddler Plate and Balanced Meal Reusable Placemat, designed to help parents educate children about healthy eating habits at an early age. These...
     
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    The European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) launches the Food Allergy Campaign >>Life-threatening allergic reactions in children, such as anaphylaxis, increased 7-fold in the last decade >>A third of all allergic shocks in children occur for the first time at school with teachers...
     
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    Dermatologist Offers a Refresher Course in Sunscreen 101 with Tips on Selecting a Sunscreen
    "Consumers can be overwhelmed by the large number of sunscreen products available and because of that they avoid using sunscreen all together, resulting in sunburn and overexposure to the sun's ultraviolet (UV) radiation," said board-certified dermatologist Henry W. Lim, MD, FAAD. "Dermatologists...
     
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    Dr. Stanton Peele's extensive research concludes that there is no evidence that biological or genetic mechanisms have been identified for addictive behavior or that addictive behavior is therefore inherited. The inherited addiction gene theory is widely used by the majority of alcohol and drug rehab programs, but...
     
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    Latest allergy research presented at world's leading Congress on Allergy and Immunology in Geneva (EAACI Congress 2012) 47 percent of atopic eczema in babies occur due to stress during pregnancy Up to 40 percent of Europeans suffer from hay fever Top 3 European allergens: grass, birch, olive Pollen differs by...
     
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    The National Safety Council on June 17 will launch its Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls week, sponsored by Grainger, as part of National Safety Month, an annual observance to educate and encourage safe behaviors around top causes of preventable injuries and deaths. Throughout the week,...
     
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    A major new report on the dramatic toll Alzheimer's disease is taking on women in the US, who are shown to be the primary caregivers for loved ones, reveals an increasing cost to their personal and professional lives as well as their pocketbooks. The study entitled Women and Alzheimer's Disease: The...
     
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    Kiwifruit have long thought to be a nutritional powerhouse. But a new nutritional analysis published in the peer reviewed journal Nutrition Today further verifies that fact. The author of the paper, Dr. Keith Singletary, Professor Emeritus of Nutrition at the University of Illinois, found that in addition to its...