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    With the advent of spring comes wind and allergy season, which can prove to be challenging for individuals who rely on contact lenses for clearer vision. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, approximately 1 out of 5 individuals in the United States suffer from eye allergies, while nearly half of...
     
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    Imagine visiting a major hospital's nursery that has more than 50 infants. Now imagine one of those infants is your child. The odds are one of those children will develop autism. Will that child be your son or daughter? In its most recent report, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported cases...
     
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    On a mission to make healthy fun, Bitsy's Brainfood, the world's first "smart" snack brand for kids, launches a line of organic fruit & vegetable cereals built around its core principles, that healthy bodies and healthy minds are connected and learning to "eat smart" should be fun....
     
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    As most of us know, our energy levels and skin tend to reflect our eating habits. Luckily, the current food-conscious climate is buzzing with an increased appreciation of natural ingredients' unique benefits; for example, honey and its ability to revitalize us both inside and out. One of the most popular trends...
     
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    This June will mark the sixth annual National Employee Wellness Month (NEWM), an initiative designed to empower business leaders to successfully engage employees in healthy lifestyles. The sponsors invite companies and organizations of all sizes across the country to participate by pledging their support for this...
     
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    Vitamin Angels, a nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing vitamin supplementation to at-risk children worldwide, today premieres its first online documentary, "A Supporting Role." Three talented, award-winning filmmakers were selected in collaboration with the National Film Festival for Talented Youth (...
     
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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...