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    Loss of the ability to self-care and live independently are the most feared social-related outcomes of a stroke, a survey of seven European countries reveals today on World Stroke Day. Yet only one in a hundred respondents surveyed were able to correctly identify all four main ways to reduce the risk of atrial...
     
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    Sterling-Rice Group (SRG) has identified its top 10 culinary trends that will stand out on restaurant menus, expand onto grocery shelves, and attract consumer attention across the US in 2015. Next year, consumers' food preferences will be driven by a continued interest in global cuisines, balanced nutrition...
     
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    In celebration of National Oatmeal Day on October 29, The Quaker Oats Company, a subsidiary of PepsiCo Inc., is taking over and temporarily renaming Oak Streets to "Oat Street" in select cities across the country. For those living in Chicago, Illinois; San Francisco, California; and Portland,...
     
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    The SKECHERS Foundation today announced that the 2014 SKECHERS Pier to Pier Friendship Walk broke records and raised over $1.1 million for children with special needs and education. Co-sponsored by Nickelodeon, the Walk was the largest to date – with more than 11,000 participants rallied by celebrity supporters...
     
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    Today Evergreen Packaging, with support from KidsGardening.org, announces the launch of Carton 2 Garden, a nation-wide competition that gives students a hands-on experience in repurposing empty cartons to build or enhance their school garden. "Partnering with KidsGardening.org as our gardening expert allows us...
     
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    Obesity has been recognized as a disease in itself, and it takes a significant toll on the body as well as the mind. Increased risks like diabetes, heart failure, and stroke make living with severe obesity a daily hazard that, on average, decreases life expectancy by 20 years. Such physical impairments are bad...
     
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    "Everyone loves sugar – and it's no wonder. Sugar is more addictive than cocaine," says Dr. Frank King, an Asheville, NC, doctor of naturopathy and chiropractic. "We hand out candy at Halloween as if it's harmless. Would we give our kids cigarettes?" "If parents understand the...
     
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    Mothers are more likely than fathers to read nutrition labels when considering food and drink purchases, according to the latest C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health. Results from the poll showed that 40 percent of mothers say they read the nutrition labels either "very often...
     
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    The Human Animal Bond Research Initiative (HABRI) Foundation, today released the results of a first-of-its-kind survey detailing the views of family physician on the benefits of pets to human health. “Doctors and their patients really understand the human health benefits of pets, and they are putting that...
     
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    Ghosts and goblins may not be the only things that are out to get you this Halloween. So, whether you're planning to hang spooky decorations from your front porch, carve pumpkins with the family or roam around your neighborhood to trick-or-treat with the kids, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)...