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    Last week the United States Department of Agriculture once again confirmed the overall safety of the US food supply with the release of its annual Pesticide Data Program, which monitors pesticide residues found on fruits and vegetables and other foods commonly eaten by infants and children. The report shows...
     
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    Allens’ Third Annual Feast Your Veggies On This Promotes Eat All Your Veggies Day
    Allens Inc, one of the largest privately held vegetable companies in the nation, announces its third annual nationwide recipe contest, Feast Your Veggies On This. The contest is calling for recipe submissions beginning May 15th through June 17th in celebration of Eat All Your Veggies Day, and the top winners will be...
     
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    Doctors may be able to predict which girls are at risk of developing eating disorders based on the food choices they make when they are younger, according to a new study by Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. Researchers in the Divisions of Adolescent Medicine and Behavioral Medicine at Cincinnati...
     
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    According a study published in Clinical Neurosurgery on concussion management in football, sport and recreation related concussions are conservatively estimated at 1.6 to 3.8 million cases each year in the United States alone. cns.org/publications/clinical/58/pdf/Chapter7.pdf The brain itself is made up...
     
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    Pre-diabetic patients who engage in regular aerobic exercise improve their vascular reactivity to nearly normal levels, even if no weight loss is achieved, according to research presented today at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 21st Annual Meeting & Clinical Congress...
     
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    When fed misinformation and hyped headlines, consumers get a raw deal
    In recent weeks, there has been a rash of inaccurate reports about all-natural sugar. These reports have continually misrepresented the facts surrounding several scientific studies, overlooked biological differences between all-natural sugar and man-made sweeteners and ignored government data. Rather than educating...
     
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    Gardening can be a rewarding experience, but according to the US. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in 2010 more than 41,200 people in the United States were injured as a result of working in their gardens. Planting cascades of flowers and adding other landscaping features to your yard involves...
     
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    A study of young burn victims treated at Regions Hospital Burn Center is prompting burn experts to warn parents about the dangers of day-old campfires. The study, recently published in the Journal of Burn Care & Research, is one of the first to analyze the number and extent of injuries from day-old campfires and...
     
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    The Natural Products Association (NPA) is the leading representative of the dietary supplement industry with over 1,900 members, including suppliers and retailers of vitamins and other dietary supplements. Jeff Wright, president of NPA, comments on today’s defeat of the Durbin amendment that would have imposed...
     
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    Learn how to block out the noise and lose weight the right way.
    ABC's "20/20" recently aired a special, entitled "Losing It: The Big Fat Money Pit," that examined the burgeoning weight loss industry as a whole. Many of the methods discussed – from dieting to pills and surgery – have been popularized by celebrities who get paid as much as $60,000...