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    During American Stroke Month in May, United Concordia Dental, one of the nation's largest dental insurers, reminds adults that taking care of their oral health may help improve their overall health. "The connection between oral health and other medical issues is well known," said James Bramson, DDS,...
     
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    National program provides cash rewards and needed training to schools promoting nutrition and physical activity
    The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF) and Discovery Education today announced the three winners of their HealthierUS Schools Challenge Sweepstakes. Oak Grove Lower School of Hattiesburg, Miss., won grand prize and will receive $10,000 to advance their school's physical education and food...
     
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    The lawn mower is one of the most dangerous household tools. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, each year 68,000 people are treated in the emergency department for lawn mower related injuries, and 9,000 of them are children under the age of 18. Most childhood injuries due to lawn mowers are related to...
     
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    April 26 is National Kids and Pets Day, a day to celebrate the special bond children have with animals. Choosing to welcome a pet into a home with children can be an overwhelming commitment, but knowing the characteristics that are common to certain cat and dog breeds can aid in the decision making process and help...
     
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    For more than 25 years, Kashi has cared about making foods with the health of people and planet in mind. From avoiding the use of high fructose corn syrup since the day the company was formed, to today purchasing more than 35 million pounds of organic ingredients annually and being a partner of the Non-GMO Project,...
     
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    Medela Encourages Breastfeeding in Support of Earth Week
    During Earth Week and throughout the year, Medela Inc, promotes breastfeeding as the most natural and ecological way to support the environment in addition to the benefits it provides to mother and baby health. Medela would like to acknowledge breastfeeding moms for doing their share in support of protecting the...
     
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    Some of the country's leading practitioners will discuss the cutting-edge treatments and imaging techniques being developed to treat traumatic brain injury and stroke at a symposium on May 4th in Austin. "Collaborating for Cures: Emerging Translational Research in the Stroke and TBI Care Continuum" will...
     
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    Today, nearly one in three US children is overweight or obese, and while summer should be a time to get up, get out and grow, kids will be at a greater risk for brain drain and weight gain when the school year ends. Research shows that without activities to keep their minds and bodies active, kids are likely to gain...
     
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    Award-winning actress Salma Hayek gives fans a unique behind-the-scenes look at her morning routine in her latest ad with the National Milk Mustache "got milk?" campaign's The Breakfast Project. As part of an ongoing campaign—The Breakfast Project—Salma's second ad showcases her enjoying...
     
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    Iconic Heart-Check Mark to Appear on Packaging
    The American Heart Association’s Heart-Check mark will now appear on select pistachio nuts grown and marketed by members of the American Pistachio Growers (APG). This coveted certification may now appear on packages and promotional materials featuring roasted and salted pistachio kernels, roasted and unsalted...