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    Armed with overwhelming research linking soda and sugary drink consumption to skyrocketing rates of obesity, diabetes, and tooth decay, the nation’s first legislation requiring safety warning labels on sugary drinks sold in California was introduced today by State Senator Bill Monning (D-...
     
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    2-for-1 Admission to BODY WORLDS: PULSE on Valentine’s Weekend
    It’s no surprise that falling in love makes us feel a jumble of emotions and strange physical effects. According to researchers, falling in love releases a deluge of chemicals that make us swoon, flush, and sweat, that make our hearts race and our brains turn obsessional. The hormones released in the body when...
     
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    Dr. Clifford Bassett, a leading NYC Allergist of Allergy & Asthma Care of New York (nyc-allergist.com) states that it is possible to literally be allergic to Valentine’s Day. There could be something standing in the way of that romantic rendezvous: allergies. Being allergic...
     
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    Oral hygiene is tied directly to your pet’s overall health. In fact, studies show that keeping your pet’s mouth healthy may increase their life expectancy by up to two years. February’s annual National Pet Dental Health Month sheds light on the importance of oral care. According to the American...
     
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    Menopause has long been known as “the change” because it brings so many changes into women’s lives. A woman’s body may have some of the most noticeable changes, including menopause painful muscles and menopause hot flashes. However, emotional changes are also common and can affect a...
     
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    Association says older adults at higher risk of injury due to slips on ice, cardiac arrest from shoveling—tips to avoid both
    As yet another storm heads towards New York, slips and falls resulting from the constant barrage of wintry weather are soaring. Some reports have the total pegged as high as a 300 percent increase over prior years in New York. With New Yorkers preparing to brave the elements again, AARP is issuing tips to...
     
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    People who drink a glass of cranberry juice daily experience fewer cold and flu symptoms
    If you want to smooch, not sniffle this Valentine’s Day, grab a glass of cranberry juice. According to a new study from the University of Florida, people who drink a glass of cranberry juice a day experience fewer cold and flu symptoms than those who don’t. Now that’s something to wrap your arms...
     
  • Barbara’s Organic Snackimals Cereal, the first cereal line in the natural and organic cereal aisle with three fun animal shapes, has been named a Top Product of 2013 by Phil Lempert, the Supermarket Guru, and given the official Supermarket Guru Product Seal. In Lempert’s recent “Food News Today...
     
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    Jamba Juice Company, a leading healthy, active lifestyle brand, today announced the first results of a three-part survey about freshly squeezed juice. The survey, conducted by YouGov, polled a representative national sample of more than 2,200 Americans, revealing consumers’ views on juice, and in particular, how...
     
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    February is American Heart Month, and consumers should be aware that a high-sodium diet can increase their risk of developing high blood pressure. An estimated one in three Americans suffer from high blood pressure, which can increase the risk of developing cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death ...