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    Fat Free Chocolate Milk is on the New Menu: USDA Guidelines and America's Moms Recognize the Positive Impact on Kids' Nutrition.
    As schools are hard at work adding more whole grains and boosting fruits and veggies to revamp school lunch menus in line with the US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) new school lunch guidelines, chocolate milk has already undergone a makeover that schools, parents and kids can all feel good about. Starting this...
     
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    The Minnesota Chiropractic Association (MCA) is joining forces with health care organizations around the country to increase public awareness about the harmful impact of stress during April, "Stress Awareness Month." "While everyone handles the stress in their daily lives differently and regardless of...
     
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    Embracing Spring Chores with Safety on the Mind
    Spring isn't just about flowers and rain showers, but it's also about decluttering our homes and embracing the good ole' tradition of spring cleaning. Unfortunately, due to the labor intensive duties that go into many of our spring cleaning rituals, we run a high risk for injuries, especially if the proper...
     
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    National Campaign Raises Awareness of the Signs of Child Abuse and Reporting Abuse When Suspected
    In conjunction with April 2012 and National Child Abuse Prevention Month, National Children's Alliance has announced the nationwide rollout of theOne With Courage campaign. One With Courage is the first-ever national public awareness initiative centered on the courage it takes to talk...
     
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    March 2012 Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index Shows Improvements in Physical Health, Work Environment and Healthy Behaviors
    The overall well-being of Americans climbed to 66.8 in March, a 19-month high and an increase of 0.4 points from February’s score, as measured by the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index (WBI). This improvement in well-being was driven by positive movement in the Physical Health, Work Environment and Healthy...
     
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    Spring is here and more Americans are taking part in their favorite outdoor sports and activities, but many are not taking easy steps to protect their eyes. In fact, almost half are not wearing sunglasses, which can lead to serious eye problems, including macular degeneration, sports injuries, and even some cancers....
     
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    According to a recent International Food Information Council Foundation study, fifty-six percent of Americans have made dietary changes in the past six months with the intent to improve their physical health or to lose weight.  Keeping energy levels balanced throughout the day is critical to maintaining a healthy...
     
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    Nordic Naturals Leads the Way, Invites Others to Join, in Making a Difference
    Nordic Naturals will celebrate Earth Week, April 16-22, with "What's Essential: Healthy People. Healthy Oceans." Through an array of events, contests and green activities, Nordic Naturals neighbors, customers, Facebook fans, and the general public will be informed and energized toward securing a...
     
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    With nearly 40,000 drug-related deaths each year, "National Weed Day" can be the start down a tragic path; notMYkid.org focuses on parent awareness
    When Richard was 18 he tried marijuana for fun with a new group of friends. In the weeks that followed, he tried ecstasy, cocaine and meth. Within a month of smoking pot for the first time, he was doing heroin – and his parents had no idea. Over time, he went from successful student and competitive dancer to...
     
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    Landmark data released today by the World Health Organization (WHO) and Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI) in their first-ever report on the global impact of dementia: Dementia: A Public Health Priority show that around the world a new case of dementia occurs every four seconds. That is the...