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    The wedding planning process is stressful. From family dynamics and finances, to working with vendors, gown fittings and menu tastings, the obstacles on the way to the altar are seemingly endless.  The notion that the "big day" is the most important day in a couple's life creates immense pressure....
     
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    It can be difficult to make changes that improve your health, your diet and your fitness, but two-time Olympian Elena Hight has some smart suggestions. The snowboarder's tips include meditating for a few minutes each day, practicing yoga, going outdoors, eating fresh produce and soaking in Epsom salt. "A lot...
     
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    Babies risk dental fluorosis from unlabeled fluoride in infant foods, say researchers in General Dentistry, reports the New York State Coalition Opposed to Fluoridation (NYSCOF). Detectable fluoride levels, found in all 360 samples tested, is due to pesticides, fertilizers, soil, groundwater and/or fluoridated water...
     
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    Menopause is a fact of life for many of the 30 million women ages 50-65 in the United States. Research estimates that 32 percent of these women suffer from menopausal related symptoms like vaginal dryness, which can cause painful intercourse. Although vaginal dryness is common, it’s not frequently discussed...
     
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    More than 200,000 cocoa-farming families in West and Central Africa will be growing more cocoa and producing more food for their own tables within the next five years, thanks to a new program by the World Cocoa Foundation (WCF), the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and the Walmart Foundation. The initiative, known...
     
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    Calling all cheese lovers and chefs: Parrano, the Dutch cheese imported by Best Cheese Corporation that combines the tastes of Gouda and Parmigiano-Reggiano, is celebrating National Grilled Cheese Day on April 12 by searching for the most inventive grilled cheese recipe. Parrano is looking to elevate the classic...
     
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    Launching today, the DOLE Fruit Bowls, Captain Planet Foundation and Tops Friendly Markets Learning Garden Grant contest will offer elementary schools in the Tops Friendly Markets service area the chance to win a learning garden installation for their school. Together, these three organizations are joining forces to...
     
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    As the nation recovers from the polar vortex and looks ahead to warmer weather, many homeowners are engaging in spring cleaning to spruce up their homes. Terminix®, the world's largest pest control provider, offers some simple tips to help reduce activity from the most common pests emerging in the months to come. >>...
     
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    Yesterday, on the first day of spring, Balance Bar®, maker of one of America's original nutrition energy bars, said it's an ideal time to freshen up eating, fitness, and lifestyle habits. While "spring cleaning" is traditionally thought of as a time to clean out closets and wash windows, it's also a great time to push...
     
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    Menopause is a natural change that occurs as the ovaries stop producing hormones and releasing eggs. For most women, it is a gradual process that can occur over several years and, in some cases, can take up to a decade. Although the process is natural, menopause can still bring numerous symptoms as hormones...