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    As students head back to class, ragweed allergies are expected to flare. Hay fever symptoms, such as itchy skin, watery eyes, sneezing, and coughing, can make it hard for a student to concentrate on class work. Unfortunately, it can also be difficult for parents to determine if a child has an allergy or...
     
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    A visual inspection won't cut it: Regular oral care for small dogs is critical to prevent dental disease and to know when it strikes. A new study looking at oral care for small breed dogs may have dog owners thinking twice about their current oral care regimen. The study, conducted by the WALTHAM Centre...
     
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    A new study published in the British Journal of Nutrition found that participants who ate almonds as part of a heart-healthy diet significantly improved certain factors associated with heart disease risk. Researchers estimated that for every 30 grams increase (approximately 1 ounce) of almonds consumed daily during...
     
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    Most Americans would agree that eating healthfully should be a priority in their daily life, but what truly drives consumers to choose healthy items over the potentially more enticing, yet unhealthy options? What would entice them to try something new, or are consumers still in the mind-set that restaurant visits don...
     
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    A new study finds that women who are obese can limit their weight gain during pregnancy using conventional weight loss techniques, including attending weekly group support meetings, seeking advice about nutrition and diet, and keeping food and exercise journals. Results of the Healthy Moms study, published in Obesity...
     
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    It started with the World Wide Web, and has since grown with the addition of smartphones and tablets. The expanding world of technology has provided us with immediate access to an abundance of useful and educational resources. With this instant access, your oral health can greatly benefit. The Pennsylvania Dental...
     
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    Big toe, great toe, or the medical term "hallux"—whatever you call that first toe of yours, it's an important digit you don't want to injure, because it could turn out to be a bigger problem than you think. One such injury is "turf toe," something that happens in football or other...
     
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    The start of another hectic school year filled with homework, play dates, team sports, and more can sometimes make the task of ensuring kids get healthy foods at snack time seem daunting. Fortunately, there are several ways parents can make snack time easier and more nutritious. Healthy, convenient, and naturally...
     
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    Gold's Gym, a leading authority on health and fitness, is excited to announce the winners of its first-ever "Golden Plate Awards." Partnering with Celebrity Chef Robert Irvine, the Golden Plate Awards recognizes 10 of the healthiest dishes on menus from restaurant chains throughout the nation–...
     
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    Every three minutes, someone in the US is diagnosed. More than 1.1 million Americans are living with, or in remission from, these diseases. Certain forms of these diseases are the most common types of cancer in children and adolescents younger than 20 years. Almost 150,000 Americans will be diagnosed with these...