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    Follows Successful Development of SaTo Toilet Pan for Southeast Asia; Goal Is to Improve Global Sanitation in Parts of the World with Scarcity of Water
    In 2012, one of the most respected toilet manufacturers in the world partnered with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to develop the SaTo, a sanitary toilet pan designed to improve sanitation and reduce the spread of disease in Bangladesh. Now, American Standard Brands has received a grant from the...
     
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    US Men Are Deficient in Almost Every Nutritional Category, but Top Nutritionist Advises a Balanced Approach to Supplementation
    Nutritional deficiencies affect a variety of Americans for a variety of reasons, but according to the USDA, the US male population is unique because as a whole, men show deficits in nearly every nutritional category. However, experts warn men against mega-dosing on vitamins and minerals to reverse or address the...
     
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    LIVESTRONG Foundation and Movember Grant Funding to Help Cover Expenses Associated with Radiation Therapy
    Beginning today, prostate cancer patients now have access to financial support in the form of $1,000 grants that contribute towards the co-pay expenses associated with prescribed radiation therapy during treatment. Nationally recognized case management organization Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) has...
     
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    Chocolate leads Americans’ favorite ice cream flavors, and cups conquer cones when it comes to consuming it
    The decision is a very hard one. Should you go traditional or a little more ‘out there’? You know it’s hot and all you want is that nice cold treat: but which flavor are you going to go with? Well, if you want to follow what other Americans do, chocolate is the way to go, as over one-quarter (27%)...
     
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    Company’s height-adjustable sit/stand desks increase worker health, productivity
    More than one-third of American adults are obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Wisconsin-based KI Furniture has come up with a novel way to beat the epidemic—stand up at work! “Our desk jobs are largely to blame for our burgeoning waistlines,” said Dick...
     
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    On July 26, Smile Generation-trusted dentists and Pacific Dental Services® (PDS®) team members embarked on a trip to the Mission at Natuvu Creek on the island of Vanua Levu, Fiji’s second largest island, to provide free dentistry to those in need. During their visit to the Mission,...
     
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    Amy’s Is a Proud Supporter of Farm Aid’s Family-Farm Centered System of Agriculture
    Amy’s Kitchen, the nation’s leading source of natural and organic convenience food, is pleased to announce that it is an official sponsor of Farm Aid’s annual benefit concert on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center in Saratoga Springs, NY. Amy’s, now...
     
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    Less than 20 % of indiv. who incur a concussion have associated loss of consciousness.  When in doubt, sit them out. Better to miss one game than whole season. #concussions CDC: as many as 20 % of all athletes involved in contact sports exp. a concussion ea. season  The start of this year’s football...
     
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    Small changes can lead to big improvements
    Despite recommendations from nutrition and health experts, most Americans still struggle to get enough fiber in their diet. In fact, the average American would have to double his/her fiber intake to meet current recommendations, which can be a daunting task. But a new study in Nutrition Today, published...
     
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    Five Schools Will Win Playground Makeovers as the Third Year of the Dannon® Rally for Recess Promotion Kicks Off
    As part of a commitment to improving the health and wellness of future generations, Dannon is launching today the third annual “Rally for Recess” initiative. The program encourages parents to rally their schools’ community to give the kids a chance for more outdoor play. Dannon’s...