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    The results are in: Peanut Wigglebutt and Snuggles Butt Le Lee head the list of unforgettable monikers chosen as the Wackiest Pet Names of 2014. Each year, Veterinary Pet Insurance Co (VPI), the nation's first and largest provider of pet health insurance, celebrates the most clever, creative, and...
     
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    High intensity interval training (HIIT) in water is good for you, so says a new research study.     Results of a significant new study published in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research are opening the door for 27 million osteoarthritis (OA) patients who can use high...
     
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    WHAT/WHY: Food+Health 2014, hosted by Engine 2 + Forks Over Knives, will take place Sept. 12-14 at the AT&T Education & Conference Center on the University of Texas Campus in Austin. The conference will feature pioneers in the food world who will give TED-style thought-provoking...
     
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    Human milk is infant food, but for sick, hospitalized babies, it's also medicine. That's the central premise of a series of articles in a neonatal nursing journal's special issue focused on human milk for sick newborns. The articles are being published during World Breastfeeding Week, Aug. 1-7, 2014...
     
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    Healthy eating knows no season, and neither should the superfoods consumers rely on to maintain a nutrient-rich daily diet. Truly super, pumpkin can jump into any culinary situation and make it healthier and tastier. With its unique texture, pumpkin is a nutritional powerhouse that can cut fat and cholesterol when...
     
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    Are you older than 50 and worried about memory changes? If so, you're not alone. A recent Brain Health Study showed that 70 percent of Americans aged 45 to 79 describe their memory as much worse or somewhat worse now compared with five years ago. Of that group, 91 percent believe middle-aged and older...
     
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    The National Peanut Board (NPB) today announced the launch of PeanutAllergyFacts.org, a new website for parents, schools, foodservice executives, and manufacturers. The site is designed to provide science-based information about peanut and food allergies, as well as links to resources about effective allergy...
     
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    Vulvar pain and discomfort threatens the wellness, sexual satisfaction, and emotional well-being of at least 14 million women at some point in their lives, but only one-third will seek treatment. The condition is particularly problematic for post-menopausal women. A new study spearheaded by the Southern California...
     
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    Last year, the world watched as Latrobe, Pennsylvania, was officially recognized as the birthplace of the banana split with the unveiling of a historical marker from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. This spirited, appealing ceremony, held at the location where the banana split was first created in 1904, kicked off a...
     
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    According to recent studies, adding new foods to packed lunches and snacks is key to satisfaction among children. In fact, one study published in the Journal of Pediatrics shows that replacing non-nutrient-rich snack foods such as chips with a combination of cheese and vegetables can help reduce calories by 72 percent...