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    Blue Buffalo® and the Petco Foundation will partner in May for the companies' sixth Annual Pet Cancer Awareness Month. The continuing collaboration will raise money in support of pet cancer research and the families affected by this disease. Cancer will affect one out of every four dogs in the U.S.,...
     
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    Why you should take note Lyme disease is a serious illness that is present in Canada and spreading. Canadians at risk from Lyme disease include those, who live, work and/or play in close proximity to ticks that spread the disease. If not identified and treated early, Lyme disease can cause serious health issues. But...
     
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    Today Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) marked the five-year anniversary of the passage of the historic Caregiver Assistance Law of 2010. This landmark legislation recognized the risk that the extraordinary toll of caregiving could physically, emotionally, or financially overwhelm the caregiver and result in unwanted, and...
     
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    While most parents of overnight campers are already thinking about trunks and sunscreen, one group of moms and dads still unsure about sleepaway camp are the parents of children who are ill or disabled. Rivkah Reichmann, associate director of Camp Simcha Special, a camp for chronically ill children and teens in Glen...
     
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    Sunburn is dangerous. Just one incidence every two years can triple the risk of melanoma. Despite this, a quarter of those who work outdoors with children admit to a child having sunburn whilst in their care, and a worrying 40 percent of children still turn up to outdoor sessions without any sun protection whatsoever...
     
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    May is Celiac Awareness Month. An estimated 3 million Americans suffer from celiac disease, a genetic autoimmune digestive disorder that damages the small intestine. Celiac disease is triggered by consumption of a protein called gluten, which is found in wheat, barley, rye, and "cross...
     
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    Did you know 36 million Americans suffer from hearing loss, but only 20 percent seek help? During May – National Hearing Month – more than 28 million Americans with untreated hearing loss could be missing out on the sounds of spring, like birds singing and the wind rustling through the trees. To ensure...
     
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    Three-quarters of emergency physicians report that emergency visits are going up, according to a new poll. This represents a significant increase from just one year ago when less than half reported increases. Rather than trying to keep people out of emergency departments, policymakers need to recognize the value...
     
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    The United States continues its descent in the global rankings of best and worst places for moms, slipping to 33rd out of 179 surveyed countries, reveals Save the Children's new report "State of the World's Mothers 2015: The Urban Disadvantage." Norway rose to the top of the list,...
     
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    MDA, the Muscular Dystrophy Association, has announced that the new realities of television viewing and philanthropic giving have made this the right time for the organization to move beyond its historic Labor Day telethon. It will discontinue production of a broadcast telethon effective this year.   MDA...