• Heart disease is the second most common physical condition among adults around the world. According to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute “to reduce the risk of [heart] disease, you only need to do about 30 minutes of moderate intensity physical activity per day.” However, for a significant...
     
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    The holidays: beautiful gifts, glittery trees, crazy family, and plenty of opportunity for merry misadventures. Avoid mishaps with these tips from Farm Bureau Financial Services. “Heading out for the holidays!” post invites unwanted guests. Burglars love to hear you’re away. And posting about your...
     
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    Winter is here, with its frigid temperatures, howling winds, and snowy, icy conditions. The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) reports falls on icy surfaces are a major cause of ankle sprains and fractures and offers these tips to keep you safe this winter season. Wear low-heeled boots or overshoes...
     
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    Fifteen years after the 1998 state tobacco settlement, North Dakota ranks 1st in the nation in funding programs to prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national report released today by a coalition of public health organizations. North Dakota currently spends $9.5 million...
     
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    Partners celebrate fifth anniversary of nation’s largest in-school wellness program and pledge support for five more years
    With research showing that increased physical activity and better nutrition can lead to improved academic performance, Fuel Up to Play 60—the nation’s largest in-school nutrition and physical activity program, founded under the leadership of America’s dairy farmers—celebrates five successful...
     
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    Keep warm all season long with new honeylicious holiday drinks!
    The festive feel in the air, gatherings with family and friends, and of course, the delicious holiday feasts are among the many reasons we look forward to the winter months. From decadent dishes to comforting drinks, the aromas and tastes of winter are unlike any other time of year. This season, the National Honey...
     
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    Petco encourages any family considering adding a pet to their home this holiday to make sure they are ready for the commitment first
    Whether it’s a dog, cat, hamster, bird, or other critter, a new pet is always an exciting addition, especially around the holidays when many families choose to bring a new pet into their home. However, December is often a busy month when people do not have the time or energy to focus on a new...
     
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    Los Angeles optometrist Dr. Ramin Rabbani is now offering iVitamins, which can help patients achieve optimal eye health. Ocular nutritional therapy combines leading-edge technology with natural supplements to create solutions for some of the most common eye health problems. iVitamins from EyeScience feature...
     
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    The holidays and comfort food season are officially here, but satisfying meals don’t have to be unhealthy ones. Ellie Krieger, MS, RD, celebrity chef, TV host, and best-selling author, knows a thing or two about using natural ingredients and simple techniques to transform your favorite fall comfort foods into...
     
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    Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation offers 12 top tips
    The holiday season is a joyous time of year, but it can also be stressful, exhausting, and dangerous to your health. All the cooking, cleaning, shopping, decorating, and entertaining can impact an individual’s physical and emotional well-being and lead to injury or illness. “The demands of the season can...