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    Today, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued the newest autism prevalence statistics. For children born in 2002, the prevalence of autism was 1 in 68; 1 in 42 boys. Almost 60,000 US 12 year-olds likely have autism. Thirty years ago, autism affected 1 in 2,500 children; there has been a 37-...
     
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    Results from Food Bank of South Jersey’s Healthy Baking for Teens Program reveal new preferences for whole grain foods and improved nutrition awareness. Health gains from whole grains! That’s the simple but life-changing message that the Food Bank of South Jersey (FBSJ) brought recently to at-risk...
     
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    Cyclists who drank Montmorency tart cherry juice concentrate before a three-day simulated race experienced less inflammation and oxidative stress compared to those who drank another beverage, according to a new U.K. study published in the journal Nutrients. A research team led by Dr. Glyn Howatson with PhD student...
     
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    ArcelorMittal, one of the world's leading steel companies, is encouraging people across the country to take steps toward a healthier lifestyle by supporting National Walking Day on Wednesday, April 2. National Walking Day is the American Heart Association's nationwide call to action for Americans to get more...
     
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    There are many ways to protect our brains from injury, such as always wearing a seat belt when in a car or a helmet when playing certain sports. March is Brain Injury Awareness Month, so listen up: It's equally important to protect the health of our brains by staying physically and mentally active, especially as...
     
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    It all started when a dad couldn't persuade his kids to eat egg yolks. They liked the whites of hardboiled eggs but left the yolks behind. The dad knew that 99 percent of an egg's nutrients reside in the yolk, so he found a fun way to scramble the egg inside the shell, creating golden-colored hardboiled...
     
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    Women throughout history have turned to herbs to manage their menopause symptoms. Today, many women are returning to their foremothers' wisdom and seeking out natural treatment options and nutritional supplements to ease some of the most common symptoms of menopause, such as crying, hot flashes, mood swings, night...
     
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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....