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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...
     
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    Tasty Collection of Single-Serve Frozen Entrees Uses Steam to Bring Out Delicious Flavors from Real Ingredients
    Kashi, the premier natural food and lifestyle company, today announced the launch of new, all natural Kashi Steam Meals—adding to its extensive family of frozen entrees.  Available in four great-tasting flavors, including Chicken Fettuccine, Sesame Chicken, Roasted Garlic Chicken Farfalle and Spinach &...
     
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    Increased awareness about the signs and symptoms of stroke has likely contributed to a steady decrease in stroke deaths in Houston and Texas over the past few years. However, the disease is still the fourth leading cause of death in the United States and the leading cause of long-term disability. To continue raising...
     
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    Allens, Inc. "Share Your Luck" Campaign To Benefit Winner & The Ocean Conservancy
    Allens, Inc., a national leader in canned and frozen vegetables since 1926, continues the "Share Your Luck" Sweepstakes benefiting Ocean Conservancy and one lucky winner. The campaign, designed to bring awareness to traditional "good luck" food, their nutritional benefits and National Nutrition...
     
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    More than half (56 percent) of America's middle-income Boomers admit to knowing little or almost nothing about the Medicare program and one in seven (13 percent) falsely believe Medicare is free,  the latest study released by the Bankers Life and Casualty Company Center for a Secure Retirement (SM) (CSR)...
     
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    Moderation is key to avoiding injury when bending and stretching
    Yoga is a physical, mental and spiritual discipline, originating in ancient India, that involves a series of stretching, posing and breathing exercises. When done correctly and in moderation, yoga can provide excellent conditioning and exercise; reduce stress; maintain joint and musculoskeletal health; and in some...
     
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    You’ve probably seen the many commercials for fibromyalgia drugs on TV. They usually feature middle-aged women describing unexplained aches and pains. Al­though fibromyalgia most often affects adults, it can also develop in childhood and go undiagnosed for years in patients who often suffer in silence....