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    From munching on colorful holiday light bulbs to ingesting chocolate treats intended for human consumption, pets are exposed to a variety of dangerous objects during the holiday season. In 2012,Veterinary Pet Insurance Co. (VPI) policyholders spent more than $24.3 million on medical conditions commonly...
     
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    ESPN Radio’s “Mike and Mike in the Morning” Weigh in on Their Favorite Snacking Tips and Tricks to fight game-time hunger
    While they do not always agree on the day’s top sports news, co-hosts Mike Greenberg and former NFL player Mike Golic agree that smart snacking is crucial to power through hunger during game day gatherings. Setting aside their differing opinions, Mike and Mike have joined forces with...
     
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    Mentioning sugar and arthritis in the same breath: what’s up with that? Consider this: The US has more than 78 million obese adults, according to the National Institutes of Health. A report compiled by researchers at GlobalData estimates that by 2022, the US will have the largest population of overweight...
     
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    Being diagnosed with any medical condition is distressing, but a diagnosis of Parkinson’s is particularly devastating: physicians are telling patients that the neurons in the brain that control their bodily movements are dying. Since it is a degenerative condition, the Parkinson’s patient will likely need...
     
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    Bundoo experts reveal today three of the most common parenting behaviors that have negative long-term repercussions on your child. This announcement coincides with National Child Safety Protection Month.  “A parent is the most important person in a child’s life,” said Bundoo behavioral health...
     
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    As the holiday season approaches, you may find yourself thinking about ways to give back to your loved ones. And if you’re like thousands of Minnesotans, one of your loved ones is spending the holidays in an eldercare facility. How best can you make the season bright for the seniors in your life? “Quality...
     
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    Highlights heart health, urinary and gastrointestinal tract health, and metabolic benefits
    Cranberries are more than a holiday favorite, given their remarkable nutritional and health benefits. A new research review published in the international journal Advances in Nutrition provides reasons why these tiny berries can be front and center and not just a side dish. The review authors conclude that cranberries...
     
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    Irvine gives Thanksgiving dinner a “healthy makeover”
    Delicious healthy recipes? Exclusive exercise routines? Free workouts across America? The 4,500 calories in your typical Thanksgiving Day meal have just been put on notice. Gold’s Gym, the leading authority on health and fitness, and celebrity chef (and Gold’s Gym Fitness Institute member) Robert Irvine...
     
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    Research shows birth control use over three years could be a risk factor for glaucoma
    Research presented today at the 117th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology in New Orleans, has found that women who have taken oral contraceptives for three or more years are twice as likely to suffer from glaucoma, one of the leading causes of blindness which affects nearly 60 million worldwide....
     
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    Better education is key to reduce “frightening” levels of drug wastage
    A study of UK doctors carried out by the PCSG (Primary Care Society for Gastroenterology) to coincide with European Antibiotic Awareness Day (18 November 2013) suggests that patients who are given information about the impact of antibiotics on the gut and the option of probiotics before being prescribed antibiotics...