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    A groundbreaking study of how the Massachusetts Healthcare Reform act has affected the state’s working poor may shed light on how the federal Affordable Care Act (dubbed “Obamacare”) may fare. Conducted by New England Research Institutes (NERI), the study was published in the January 17 online...
     
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    The Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board has launched a new website dedicated to All Things Mac and Cheese. All Things Mac and Cheese includes more than 100 recipes that range from simple stovetop variations to creative gourmet options. Home cooks can find recipes for a wide range of any add-in ingredient they...
     
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    Building activities inspire meaningful conversations and strengthen critical story-telling skills
    Sharing a commitment to inspire girls everywhere to achieve their limitless potential, LEGO Systems, Inc. today announced a partnership with Girls on the Run (GOTR)—a physical activity-based positive youth development program for girls—at the organization’s annual summit. The partnership will...
     
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    AARP provides quick steps to stay warm, encourages Illinoisans to check in on elderly friends and neighbors
    With a new round of extreme cold weather upon us today and for the next few days, it’s critical to wear layers, stay warm, protect yourself against falls and injuries, and check in on elderly relatives, friends, and neighbors who may be at particular risk of cold-related health problems. Simple, quick steps can...
     
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    Proceeds from 3rd annual cycling fundraiser to be presented by Coach George Karl and Celestial Seasonings General Manager, David Ziegert
    The Boulder Community Hospital Center for Integrative Care will receive two donations totaling $115,000 during a special event at the hospital on Thursday, January 30th. The contributions were raised in August 2013 at the 3rd annual Celestial Seasonings B Strong Ride presented by Subaru...
     
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    Adding quinoa to the gluten-free diet of patients with celiac disease is well-tolerated, and does not exacerbate the condition, according to new research published in The American Journal of Gastroenterology. Dr. Victor F. Zevallos, from the Department of Gastroenterology, King’s College, London,...
     
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    Seven steps to healthy habits from the Dairy Council of California, beginning with breakfast
    Over 65 percent of New Year’s resolutions are about getting in shape or losing weight, according to research by YouGov. But by now, most of these lofty or overgeneralized resolutions have fizzled. During Healthy Weight Week, January 19-25, Dairy Council of California recommends...
     
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    Men who reported being sedentary, with low levels of physical activity, were at a significantly higher risk for heart failure than those who were more active, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published today in the journal Circulation: Heart Failure. The study shows the increased risk of heart failure with...
     
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    Is the worst part of cuddling with your pet its bad breath? This could be a sign of looming dental problems. Preventive veterinary dental care can save you money in the long run. Pet Dental Health Month, sponsored by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) every February, reminds pet owners that...
     
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    Nominations Open Today For The 2014 American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards
    For thousands of years, dogs have protected us, comforted us, and given us their unconditional love. Now you can repay the favor to our best friends, win a trip to Hollywood, and help charities who work with dogs with critically needed funds. You can do this just by clicking on herodogawards.org today...