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    In early childhood, our sense of hearing plays a crucial role, providing the basis for speech and communication skills. If a hearing impairment is not diagnosed and treated at an early stage, this can have a negative impact on a child's personal development as well as educational, social and professional...
     
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    America's veterinarians are taking aim at reducing the rate of preventable diseases among cats and dogs by urging pet owners to schedule veterinary checkups at least once per year. Many practicing veterinarians are seeing increases in pet obesity, diabetes, kidney disease, arthritis, and heart disease among...
     
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    Halloween can be a very scary time of the year when it comes to our diet and health efforts. This day seems to be the "kickoff party" for year-end holiday celebrations in the office. It's a safe bet there will be plenty of orange-colored candy, cake, donuts, cupcakes and even cream cheese and bagels...
     
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    More than 200 injured veterans and their supporters will set off on Sunday, Oct. 13, on the UnitedHealthcare Ride 2 Recovery California Challenge, a seven-day, 450-mile bicycle ride from VA Palo Alto Health Care System – the birthplace of Ride 2 Recovery – to Los Angeles. Ride 2 Recovery supports physical...
     
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    To meet growing demands for healthy, plant-based foods, schools nationwide are serving tofu, veggie burgers, soy crumbles, soymilk, soy yogurt, and other soyfoods. In celebration of National School Lunch Week on Oct. 14-18, the Soyfoods Association of North America highlights the latest research confirming the...
     
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    Today, Lee National Denim Day celebrates National Breast Cancer Awareness Month with one important goal – raising critical funds for American Cancer Society's breast cancer research and support programs. In the United States, 234,580 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed this year, and today...
     
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    Major diseases that stem from vitamin deficiencies are rare in the US, where food is abundant and rich in vital nutrients, explains David J. Park, DO, an AOA board-certified family physician in Henderson, Nev., during the American Osteopathic Association's (AOA) OMED 2013, the Osteopathic Medical Conference...
     
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    The Knights of Columbus Stand With Boston Program will provide assistance for people who lost limbs in April's Boston Marathon bombings, the K of C will announce on Saturday. It is the latest in a series of Knights' initiatives to help provide mobility for individuals in the United States and abroad. Those who...
     
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    This holiday season, Nordic Naturals is proud to promote the “Buy One, Pass it On” campaign, which seeks to provide Ultimate Omega products to veterans and soldiers, both stateside and abroad. From October 1st through December 31st, every bottle of Nordic Naturals fish oil* sold in retail stores earns...
     
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    Clinical pathologist and aging expert offers advice on ways older adults can avoid isolation and loneliness
    The secret to longevity may be as simple as a few good friends. According to a recent study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States, social isolation reduces quality of life and actually increases the risk of death. These findings support the notion that people...