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    Check Your Choice Campaign challenges consumers to think about options
    When it comes to a new diet or exercise plan, many folks go to extremes, cutting out foods or taking on too much. This often results in in defeat.   Wholly Guacamole is taking a different approach. In January 2012, America's number one selling guacamole began a campaign called Check Your Choice. On the Wholly...
     
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    Psoriasis is the most prevalent autoimmune disease in the US, according to the National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF), affecting as many as 7.5 million Americans. Now, through a new campaign called “Are You Serious?,” adults living with plaque psoriasis are invited to share their story of the moment they...
     
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    Every day, thousands of families go without basic dental care - not even able to afford an annual cleaning. This difficult reality is especially urgent in states with the highest percentage of their population living under the poverty level such as Alabama, Kentucky, New Mexico, Mississippi and Washington D.C,...
     
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    In order to provide people with cancer and their caregivers state-of-the-art treatment information in patient-friendly language, the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) has developed two new publications: a new release of the NCCN Guidelines for Patients: Colon Cancer and an update to the NCCN Guidelines for...
     
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      The March of Dimes campaign to reduce medically unnecessary early deliveries is being elevated to the forefront of the nation's maternal and child health agenda.   US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius today announced the launch of Strong Start, a multi-faceted...
     
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    Levels up to twice as high as previously reported; FDA must set safety standard
    A new analysis of lead in lipstick conducted by the US Food and Drug Administration reveals that the problem of lead in lipstick is worse and more widespread than previously reported. The recent study found lead in most of the 400 lipsticks tested by the agency, at widely varying levels of up to 7.19 parts per million...
     
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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...