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    Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs), namely DHA and EPA, have been linked to a 35-percent lower risk of cardiovascular death in older adults and may also benefit people of all ages, according to recent scientific research. This includes helping reduce brain damage in infants after stroke, increase math...
     
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    Scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have shown that high-functioning autism spectrum disorder (ASD) children appear to outgrow a critical social communication disability. Younger children with ASD have trouble integrating the auditory and visual cues associated...
     
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    New Clinical Recommendations Urge Women to Maintain Periodontal Health During Pregnancy
    When a woman becomes pregnant, she knows it is important to maintain a healthy lifestyle to ensure both the health of herself and the health of her baby. New clinical recommendations from the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) and the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP) urge pregnant women to maintain...
     
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    As children head back to school and families gear up for busy schedules packed with after-school activities, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages families to reduce their risk of food poisoning with food safety tips from the Home Food Safety program, a collaboration between the Academy and ConAgra...
     
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    The highly anticipated music video DVD, Light of Healing Hope: Peaceful Meditations, uplifts viewers with its poetic messages of hope, peace, and faith, reminding us we can find inspiration each new day. The Light of Healing Hope Foundation is giving the DVDs as gifts to hospitals and hospices as part of its...
     
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    New study finds 39 percent of distracted teens are texting while crossing
    One in five high school students and one in eight middle school students crosses the street while distracted, according to a new research report released today by Safe Kids Worldwide. The report, “Teens and Distraction: An In-Depth Look at Teens’ Walking Behaviors,” made possible with support from...
     
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    Free lectures, health screenings, and exhibits offered on how to live a healthier lifestyle
    Free bone density testing, blood pressure screening, body composition analysis, and more will be offered free as part of the Life Extension® Healthy Living Fair from Friday, September 6 to Saturday, September 14, at 5990 N. Federal Highway in Fort Lauderdale. The Life Extension Healthy Living...
     
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    Subsidy Cliff Confronts Those Close to 400 Percent of Poverty
    Older Americans not yet eligible for Medicare are more likely to pay the 2014 penalty rather than purchase health coverage, according to new research from HealthPocket and Deft Research, a market research firm which analyzes the health insurance industry. Researchers found younger consumers are more likely than their...
     
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    Researchers have developed a new approach to detecting unrecognized cases of celiac disease in the community, revealing this immune disorder is far more common than previously recognized. In a study of more than 2,500 adults, the researchers combined traditional antibody testing (measuring the immune response to...
     
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    Children’s Health Fund launches national effort to raise awareness of critical connection between health and education—especially for disadvantaged children
    If children are not healthy, their chance to do well in school is at risk. And many preventable or manageable health-related conditions can explicitly interfere with school readiness or classroom performance. That’s the driving idea behind Children’s Health Fund’s new public awareness campaign, EVERY...