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    When it snows, most children have fun by engaging in snowball fights, sledding, building snowmen, and making snow angels. However, it is important for parents to prepare their children for the cold weather. Outside activities are wonderful as long as appropriate safety precautions are taken. Nathan Timm, MD, an...
     
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    Sports RD Dave Ellis offers men advice for health and fitness success in 2014
    On average, 48 percent of men who make a resolution for the New Year do not follow through on it. In partnership with the American Egg Board, Dave Ellis, registered dietitian and certified strength and conditioning specialist, provides his top 5 tips for men who are ready to accept the challenge of becoming...
     
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    From health, to work, to home-life and more, people who seek solutions and treatment for hearing loss have everything to gain
    Hearing loss is the third-most common health condition in the United States, affecting more than 38 million Americans. It can happen to anyone and can occur at any stage of life, negatively affecting everything from work-life to home-life, relationships with friends and family, and even mental and emotional...
     
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    Healthy snack solutions featuring Driscoll’s blueberries keep New Year’s resolutions on track
    Most afternoons, do you find yourself searching the shelves for something to snack on? If so, you’re not alone. A new survey sponsored by Driscoll’s revealed that 97% of those surveyed indulge in a between-meal nibble at least once a day and almost three-fourths of afternoon snackers feel they should...
     
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    Use this advice to overcome dating challenges and taboos unique to older adults
    In a new article, MySilverAge.com outlines useful tips to help seniors overcome obstacles in their dating lives, focus on communication, and branch out of their typical networks of friends. 1. Overcoming taboos—Some seniors are told it’s not appropriate to have a boyfriend or girlfriend after the...
     
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    The Organic Center’s 10 New Year’s Resolutions to last a lifetime
    What is a New Year’s Resolution you can make today that can last a lifetime—and beyond? Going organic—which is good for you, your family and the planet. For 2014, The Organic Center, the trusted source of information for scientific research about organic food and farming, offers 10...
     
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    New survey findings prompt Grain Foods Foundation and Spina Bifida Association to focus on folic acid awareness this January
    All women are at risk for having a pregnancy affected by a birth defect, and approximately eight babies are born each day with one of the most common birth defects, neural tube defects. Preventative measures are possible—in fact, if all women took the recommended amount of folic acid, up to 70 percent of...
     
  • Hours away from tonight’s highly-anticipated BCS National Championship game in Pasadena, CA, Florida State University’s head football coach, Jimbo Fisher, is already celebrating a tremendous victory off the field. In addition to leading the No. 1 football program to the championship for...
     
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    Release coincides with folic acid awareness week, January 5 - 11, 2014
    National Healthy Mothers and Healthy Babies Coalition (HMHB), in partnership with TJL Enterprises, today released a new informational graphic that provides clinical guidance about the vitamin folic acid, and the recommended consumption for children ages 0-13. Designed to be easy to comprehend, the “infographic...
     
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    Support group turns to boxing to help caregivers and those fighting disease stay active
    Sometimes a left hook is just what the doctor ordered. Paula Weiner, for one, is looking forward to finding out. The Chicago resident was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease three years ago when she noticed a tremor in her hand that wouldn’t go away. Since that day Weiner has been more active than...