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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...
     
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    GenoVive Offers Weight Loss Strategies Tailored to Individuals’ Genetic Profiles
    Losing weight is the most popular New Year’s resolution for 2014, but research shows that only eight percent of people are successful in achieving their resolutions. People fall back into old habits and give up when they do not see immediate results. A new company, GenoVive, is seeking to change the...
     
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    Recommendations for a healthy new year
    Every year, many people say goodbye to the past year by making goals and resolutions for the new year. But to reach these resolutions, it’s important to be in good health. You can begin the year on the right foot if you follow these recommendations for a healthier lifestyle. Stop smoking Smoking causes premature...
     
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    Pledge to ask questions, modify behaviors, and Get Up! Get Out! and Get Moving!
    Orthopaedic surgeons understand bone and joint health problems are among the most prevalent and debilitating health challenges Americans face. This new year, the members of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) would like to empower you to do your part to ensure a more healthy and active self:...