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    The majority of our nation's secondary schools do not sell fruits and vegetables in school stores, snack bars, or vending machines, according to a new report by the Kids' Safe and Healthful Foods Project, a joint initiative of The Pew Charitable Trusts and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. "Research...
     
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    During Diabetes Awareness Month in November, United Concordia Dental, one of the nation's largest dental insurers, wants people with diabetes to know that medical costs are lower when they receive treatment for gum disease. Earlier this year, United Concordia conducted a landmark study with parent company Highmark...
     
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    Charity Offers Life-saving Tips to Help Keep Children and Pets Safe
    Following storm tracking on their mobile command center within the 82-foot Rescue Rig that will serve as a base and housing for its specially trained staff and volunteers, American Humane Association is driving its famed Red Star Animal Emergency Services team into position to be ready with the support of MARS Petcare...
     
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    For the first-time ever, the National Psoriasis Foundation and the Arthritis Foundation will partner to educate Americans about psoriatic arthritis, a chronic autoimmune disease that affects roughly 87,000 Ohioans. To emphasize the importance of early diagnosis and treatment, the Psoriasis Foundation and Arthritis...
     
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    Learn how probiotic health benefits kick-start digestive support
    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are more than 200 viruses that can cause the coughing, sneezing, and stuffy nose associated with the common cold. Now that fall is well underway and winter is just around the corner, people will soon be coming together more to celebrate the holidays...
     
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    Kool Smiles, a leading provider of quality dental care in underserved communities nationwide, today announced a program designed to promote dental hygiene in kids during the Halloween season.  Called 'Operation Troop Treats,' the program offers children the opportunity to trade in their Halloween candy...
     
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    Make sure your home is not an open door for rodents and other pests
    Some parts of the Northwest have already seen snow, and as the cool temperatures start to settle in for the next few months, Orkin, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Rollins Inc., advises homeowners to pest-proof their homes now, because fall is when most insect and rodent pests seek shelter for the winter months. "As...
     
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    Nearly 24 million people in this country suffer from asthma. For most of them, avoiding allergens and taking medications help keep their asthma under control. But for a small group with severe persistent asthma, frequent hospital visits tend to be the norm and taking medications and lifestyle changes don't do the...
     
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    Quaker Oats Celebrates the Power of the Oat on National Oatmeal Day
    National Oatmeal Day is Monday, October 29 and who better to celebrate this wholesome holiday than the people who've had a seat at the breakfast table for 135 years, Quaker Oats, a division of PepsiCo. "Quaker provides mom and the entire family energy to get going and to help keep them going...
     
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    With Halloween just around the corner, trick-or-treaters are getting ready to rake in the candy. While brushing twice a day and visiting the dentist every six months are preventive measures, children's teeth also benefit by limiting the candy they consume. This Halloween, the Pennsylvania Dental Association (PDA)...