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    The US teen pregnancy rate has declined 42 percent from its peak in 1990 and is now at a nearly 40-year low, according to new data from the Guttmacher Institute. These new data track teen pregnancy through 2008. In addition to the overall national declines, teen pregnancy has also decreased dramatically among all...
     
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    An animal's dental health is more than just a cosmetic issue. Poor oral hygiene may lead to serious disease in our pets. Given that February is National Pet Dental Health Month, the Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association encourages you to better care for your pet's teeth. Just as we can experience plaque...
     
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    Metagenics, Inc., a nutrigenomics and lifestyle medicine company focused on improving health, today released PhytoMulti with Iron, an enhanced modification that adds iron to the original PhytoMulti supplement. PhytoMulti is known as the “Smart Multi” for its ability to target cellular health by nourishing...
     
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    February is American Heart Month, and the US Food and Drug Administration has a simple tool to help you achieve a heart-healthy lifestyle!  It's called the Nutrition Facts Label, and you can find it on all packaged foods and beverages. The Nutrition Facts Label lets you know exactly what you're eating and...
     
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    Love, romance and social activity in later life has important health, quality of life benefits, says expert gerontologist
    Seniors are setting the record straight - love and romance aren't just for the young, according to the Revera Report on Romance, a new survey by Revera Inc., Canada's leading provider of seniors care and services. Seven-in-ten seniors over age 75 say you are never too old for love and the same amount agree...
     
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    Most Female Cyclists Would Give up Sex Before Their Bike, According to a Survey of 5,000+ Readers
    According to a survey of more than 5,000 cyclists in the March issue of Bicycling magazine, 58 percent of women would choose cycling over sex, if they had to give up one or the other for a month. The issue hits newsstands this week. The results are found in Bicycling’s 2012 “Reader’s Choice”...
     
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    Pacific Natural Foods has added a selection of organic bisques to its growing line of hearty, ready-to-eat soups. Made with pure and simple organic ingredients, the thick, rich bisques punch up flavor with tender chunks of vegetables in a velvety smooth base.   Pacific first introduced its line of hearty soups in...
     
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    The Alzheimer's Association commends the Obama Administration for dedicating new resources in the fight against Alzheimer's in a uniquely challenging fiscal year in advance of the first ever National Alzheimer's Plan.   "This infusion of funds is important and the Alzheimer's Association...
     
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    The chances to reach extreme old age are much lower than previously thought, new research shows. Research just published by a team of demographers at the social science research organization NORC at the University of Chicago contradicts a long-held belief that the mortality rate of Americans flattens out above age 80...
     
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    54 Percent of Nation's Pets Overweight According to Latest Veterinary Survey; Pet Owners in Denial
    The "fat pet gap" continues to widen according to the latest nationwide survey conducted by the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP). The fifth annual veterinary survey found 53 percent of adult dogs and 55 percent of cats to be classified as overweight or obese by their veterinarian. That equals 88...