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    Fall Allergy Capitals Report Ranks Most Challenging Cities for Allergies
    This fall could be a perfect storm for allergy sufferers, as global warming conditions boost ragweed levels and fall storms and tornadoes disperse allergens and outdoor mold, according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA). The 2013 Fall Allergy Capitals™ report released today by AAFA ranks the...
     
  • Natcore Technology Issued US Patent
    The US Patent Office has awarded patent no. 8,433,417 to Newcyte Inc. for a carbon nanostructure artificial retinal implant. Newcyte was purchased in 2009 by Natcore Technology Inc. “There are several other patents for artificial retinas,” says Dr. Dennis Flood, Natcore’s chief technology...
     
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    The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) is the leading nonprofit in the United States fighting against eating disorders and supporting those who are affected. To raise funds, spread awareness about the seriousness of eating disorders, and support the local community, NEDA is holding its...
     
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    The Association for Dressings and Sauces supports Michelle Obama’s efforts to promote fruit and vegetable consumption among our nation’s children
    In support of the First Lady’s announcement today regarding the need to increase healthy eating among the nation’s children, the Association for Dressings and Sauces (ADS) is sharing tips and ideas to encourage fruit and vegetable consumption. “ADS supports healthful food options for our nation...
     
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    Specialty sporting goods retailer offers the top ten ways to celebrate women and fitness
    In honor of the 12th Annual National Women’s Health and Fitness Day on Sept. 26, Sport Chalet, Inc., a specialty sporting goods retailer, is encouraging women to take charge of their health and wellbeing by getting active. Whether enjoying a favorite sport or trying something new, regular physical...
     
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    21.8 percent of children poor – including over one-third of black and Hispanic children
    US Census Bureau data released today reveals 46.5 million poor people in America in 2012, including 16.1 million children, essentially unchanged from 2011. Children remain the poorest age group in the country with a poverty rate 21 percent higher than before the Great Recession. There are 2.75 million more children...
     
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    The ghosts and goblins may be coming out this Halloween, but your skeleton shouldn’t! As millions of Americans prepare for the traditions of Halloween—pumpkin carving, trick-or-treating, and home decorating—the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the Pediatric Orthopaedic ...
     
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    Free or low-cost screenings help diagnose second-leading cause of cancer death among men
    Prostate cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer death in men, but it is easily treated when caught early: the problem is that too often it is not. That is why the Prostate Conditions Education Council (PCEC)—a national organization committed to men’s health and a leader in prostate cancer...
     
  • September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
    The Aflac Cancer Center of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta released a public service video today seeking to encourage people across the country to find out how they can help fight childhood cancer and blood disorders. Research done at any Children’s Oncology Group cancer center in the...