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    Three Simple Steps to a Healthy Plate
    March is National Nutrition Month, the perfect time to "get your plate in shape" with mushrooms. Elizabeth Ward, registered dietitian, mother of three and author of MyPlate for Moms: How to Feed Yourself & Your Family Better, uses a combination of mushrooms and meat in her recipes to bring another...
     
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    Survey finds American moms use tea and humidifiers as natural remedies first; "Love Actually" beats out "Dirty Dancing" as mom's favorite sick day movie
    When your spouse is sick, do you quarantine the bedroom and avoid contact? If yes, you're not alone – 43 percent of American moms say that they avoid hugging and kissing altogether and 10 percent report that they sleep on the couch when a spouse is sick. These findings come from a new survey, underwritten by...
     
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    Do you recall what you ate for breakfast today or dinner last night? According to new research, you may have a better chance of remembering if you include walnuts. Recent findings published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease report walnut consumption in a Mediterranean diet is associated with better...
     
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    The old adage 'It's a dog's life' used to refer to a hard existence of servitude and unhappiness, but for the first time it's been revealed what a typical British dog's life in 2012 consists of and it's a pampered life of luxury that leaves the rest of us howling in envy. While we may have...
     
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    Multi-channel retailer HSN has joined the Alzheimer's Association to raise awareness and support the fight against Alzheimer's disease as a part of its HSN CARES philanthropic program. HSN CARES was created to benefit trusted organizations that support women and families. HSN will launch the Rita Hayworth...
     
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    "Velella" Drifter Pen Project Completes Grow-out 3 to 75 Miles Offshore
    Marine biologists at Kampachi Farms announced today the successful final harvest from the "Velella" Research Project, which raised fish for the first time in US Federal waters. This harvest completes the grow-out cycle of sashimi-grade kampachi fish from an unanchored drifter pen that has been riding eddies...
     
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    There is no arguing that now is a good time to get kids to make heart healthy choices.  Nearly one in three American kids and teens are either overweight or obese; nearly triple the rate in 1963. So serve up a wholesome snack that kids really do love to eat—Grapple brand apples. Any parent will tell you, if...
     
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    Early diagnosis and treatment can make all the difference when it comes to heart disease in dogs. It is important for dog owners to be aware of the signs of heart disease so they can bring potential issues to their veterinarian's attention as soon as possible. To kick off Heartworm Awareness Month, petMD.com...
     
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    People with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and other diseases of the kidney should make hearing checks a routine part of their medical care, according to the Better Hearing Institute (BHI), which is offering a free, quick, and confidential online hearing check at www.hearingcheck.org. BHI is offering the online...
     
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    Results According to Senior Living Survey
    Approximately 23 percent of Americans anticipate they will have to provide care for a loved one in the next year, according to a survey released today by A Place for Mom, Inc. (APFM), the nation's largest senior living referral information service. Prepared by Kelton Research, the survey asked more than 900...