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    The Foundation of the National Lipid Association (FNLA) wants America to know that one-third of adults have an elevated triglyceride number. The number in question is a key piece of an entire lipid profile, which measures blood fats (lipids). The management of triglycerides, a component of cholesterol...
     
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    Evergreen Packaging announced today the launch of the Fall 2014 "Made By Milk Carton Construction Contest," themed "Sculptures." Classroom teams can win as much as $5,000 by constructing creations from empty milk cartons saved from their school lunches. The deadline for submissions is ...
     
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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...