• MegaFood receives seal from the Non-GMO Project for 37 additional products
    MegaFood has received the Non-GMO Project Verified seal from the Non-GMO Project for 37 products in its line of whole food supplements, bringing the total of their Non-GMO Project Verified products to 42. The Non-GMO Project is a third party certification program that assures a product has been produced according...
     
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    First dates bring excitement, anticipation, a few nervous butterflies—maybe even a first kiss—but for people with food allergies, date planning requires more than deciding when to meet or what to wear. “Since dating so often revolves around eating, it’s important that people with food allergies...
     
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    Whether you prefer to call them flapjacks, hot cakes, or silver dollars, just about everyone can agree that pancakes are one of the ultimate comfort foods. To celebrate February as National Pancake Month, Krusteaz, one of the country’s fastest-growing lines of pancake mixes, is sharing ideas to enjoy pancakes...
     
  • Embracing America’s love affair for sweet treats and Greek yogurt just in time for Valentine’s Day
    This February, 51% of Americans will line up at stores around the country to purchase candy for their sweethearts on Valentine’s Day. For those looking for a decadent and indulgent treat without the guilt, Sunsweet, a leading marketer of prunes, specifically dried fruits, and fruit juices, introduces...
     
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    It’s never too early for you to start taking care of your heart. Studies show children who have good heart health practices are at lower your risk of developing cardiovascular diseases later in life. The first step, says Susan Haynes, MD, assistant professor in the division of cardiology at Saint Louis...
     
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    Cleveland HeartLab CEO to present findings at Health & Wellness Congress
    Leading companies are increasingly recognizing that traditional fingerstick screening for glucose and lipids is proving inadequate when identifying near-term cardiovascular risk in employed populations, according to Jake Orville, CEO of Cleveland HeartLab (CHL). This position is supported by data from the American...
     
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    The National Family Justice Center Alliance has released the results of a national survey of domestic violence survivors, identifying major unmet needs and significant long-term health impacts from violence and abuse. The survey—conducted in Family Justice Centers across the United States during a one-...
     
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    Pet owners spend more on dental conditions than prevention
    Veterinary Pet Insurance Co. (VPI), the nation’s first and largest provider of pet health insurance, marks February as Pet Dental Health Month by reminding pet owners about the importance of regular dental care for their four-legged loved ones. In 2013, VPI policyholders spent more than $11.2 million ...
     
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    Dr. Wendy Scinta is launching BOUNCE, a new national initiative to reduce obesity in homes, schools, and communities, available now in book form. Dr. Scinta is a nationally recognized expert on adult and childhood obesity treatment, a VP and lobbyist for the American Society of Bariatric Physicians...
     
  • Heart Rhythm Society shares patient story and tools to help prevent or overcome a heart rhythm disorder at any age
    Nearly four million Americans suffer from arrhythmias each year. Arrhythmias or heart rhythm disorders affect the electrical system of the heart and often cause an irregular pulse. During Heart Health Month this February, the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) is calling on all Americans to take action to prevent and treat...