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    New Book Points to Food, Farming as Key to Improving Health, Environment, and Equality Worldwide
    Worldwide, 30 percent of food is wasted, 1 billion people go to bed hungry each night while another 1 billion suffer from health problems related to obesity. Meanwhile, young people are increasingly disconnected from how their food is grown, making solutions to the global agricultural system – which contributes...
     
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    Judy Baar Topinka's fall prompts orthopaedic surgeons' advisory
    Ninety percent of the more than 352,000 hip fractures in the US each year are the result of a fall. Just this week, Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka fell as she was getting onto an elevator at a Springfield hotel and fractured her left hip. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) knows that a fall...
     
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    UCB Inc. Launches First of its Kind Reality Video Series and Facebook Page
    To help people learn more about the full range of symptoms associated with Parkinson's disease, global biopharmaceutical company UCB Inc., is launching a new online community -- Parkinson's More than Motion -- that provides a platform for people living with Parkinson's disease and their...
     
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    A major change in broadcast advertising occurred this month 42 years ago—as President Nixon signed a bill into law prohibiting cigarette advertising on the nation's airwaves.  The ban went into effect on January 1, 1971 and was the first major step in the ongoing debate over the public health risk of...
     
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    Winter Fancy Food Show Names the Fig a Top Culinary Trend; Kicks Off Another Year-Long Celebration of Nutritious California Figs
    Highlighted as one of the culinary world's trending items by the National Association for the Specialty Food Trade, figs took center stage at the 37th Annual Winter Fancy Food show in San Francisco this past January.  California Figs allow chefs and consumers the opportunity to incorporate this...
     
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    Paul Raybould Named Chief Innovation Officer and Senior Vice President of Humane Hollywood Program
    American Humane Association, which for 135 years has been the chief force behind nearly every major development and advance improving the welfare of the nation's children and animals, is paving the way for another century of growth and creative ground-breaking work by bringing in Paul Raybould as its new...
     
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    Cars.com, the premier online resource for buying and selling new and used vehicles, compiled a list of US cities with the most and least eco-friendly car shoppers. The site looked at search data from its millions of site visitors and determined that, based on their searches for vehicles that get more than 40 mpg,...
     
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    Gazelle, the leader in high-end consumer electronics trade-ins, today, released five gadget "greening" tips. In honor of Earth Day, Gazelle is encouraging all consumers to lead a more sustainable lifestyle with more efficient use and handling of their smartphones, tablets and other electronics. Here are some...
     
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    Fox Foundation to sponsor a clinical trial to study Sanofi compound
    Sanofi announced today that it has entered into a collaboration with the Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) to conduct a clinical trial to assess the safety and tolerability of AVE 8112, a Sanofi PDE4 inhibitor – phosphodiesterase type 4 inhibitor - in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD...
     
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    With Earth Day right around the corner, the Avalon Organics personal care brand wants to remind beauty consumers about the importance of going green! In the biggest organic news story of the year, the Avalon Organics brand announced its transition to the NSF/ANSI 305 Standard for personal care products containing...