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Conquer childhood obesity with tips for healthy family living

Conquer childhood obesity with tips for healthy family living (ARA) – Today, health professionals encourage parents of even very young children to actively confront the childhood obesity epidemic. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention find that obesity rates for children ages 2 to 5 have more than doubled over the past 30 years, and…

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Prenatal surgery promises brighter future for babies with spina bifida

Prenatal surgery promises brighter future for babies with spina bifida One year after becoming a standard of care at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, fetal surgery for spina bifida is helping families from all over the United States (ARA) – For expectant parents, the 18-week ultrasound marks an exciting milestone. For most, it is the…

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AMD awareness focuses on protecting and enhancing vision

AMD awareness focuses on protecting and enhancing vision (ARA) – While many people take their vision for granted, those with Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) certainly do not. AMD Awareness is important because the condition deteriorates central vision, affecting everything from seeing faces clearly to literally having a large “blind spot” in the center of your…

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Unscrambling the myths behind eggs and cholesterol

Unscrambling the myths behind eggs and cholesterol Enjoying an egg a day can be part of a healthy diet (ARA) – When it comes to eggs, dietary cholesterol and heart health, what you think you know may be a bit scrambled. Concerns over dietary cholesterol and its impact on heart disease keeps many people from…

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Nationwide diabetes education events create awareness

Nationwide diabetes education events create awareness, promote healthy living (ARA) – Whether you are at risk for, have been recently diagnosed, or are living with diabetes, it is essential to make sure you have the information necessary to manage your disease. It can also be overwhelming caring for someone with diabetes. The American Diabetes Association…

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