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    Back-to-School Checklist for Families with Asthma

    (StatePoint) For the more than six million children living with asthma nationwide, gearing up for another school year involves much more than picking out a new pencil case and backpack. Asthma is the third leading cause of hospitalization among children in the U.S. under the age of 15 and one of the main reasons that students miss school due to illness, with more than 10 million lost school days every year.

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    The Importance of Heart Health in the Heat

    (NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Summer brings warmer temperatures, and that means more people are enjoying the outdoors. But if you have heart failure, it's important to know that heat can also put extra stress on your heart.

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    Perspectives in diabetes care [Infographic]

    (BPT) - - A survey conducted by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE), with support from Sanofi US, found differences in perception between adults living with type 2 diabetes as well as physicians and other medical professionals when it comes to patients’ willingness to take action to achieve A1C targets quicker.

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Wednesday 07/20/2016
Heart Failure Survivor Inspiring Others Through National Contest
Updated: July 21, 2016 - 1:31 am

(NAPSI)—In the past five years, Jessica Rogers has fished in Alaska, camped with friends, and held her newborn nephew. She also became engaged to the love of her life, and together, they bought and remodeled a home in the area north of Seattle where she lives.

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Tuesday 07/19/2016
Dads and Daughters Can Profit From Each Other on Father's Day
Updated: July 21, 2016 - 1:33 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - She's not just "daddy's little girl" anymore. And this Father's Day, it turns out that both millennial daughters and their Boomer dads could profit by sharing financial advice with each other.

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Heart Health in the Heat
Updated: July 20, 2016 - 1:32 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Summer brings warmer temperatures, and that means more people are enjoying the outdoors. But if you have heart failure, it's important to know that heat can also put extra stress on your heart.

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Flunking fitness: Common health, fitness misconceptions persist on both sides of the Atlantic [Infographic]
Posted: July 19, 2016

(BPT) - While the global discussion around making healthier choices continues to gain steam, it’s clear that Americans and Europeans struggle to grasp basic health and fitness concepts. In a survey from Nautilus, Inc., both Americans and Europeans earned a failing grade — scoring 42 percent and 39 percent, respectively.

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Getting Real About the Bathroom: Tips and Resources for Managing IBS-D
Updated: July 20, 2016 - 1:32 am

(NAPSI)—For most people, going to the bathroom is a routine and uneventful experience that requires little planning. Yet for as many as 15 million Americans with Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Diarrhea (IBS-D), trying to predict when they’ll need the bathroom again is a daily source of anxiety.

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Monday 07/18/2016
Keep your family protected from pesky mosquitoes this summer
Updated: July 19, 2016 - 1:32 am

(BPT) - Summer is here, which means you can count on two things: warm weather and mosquitoes.

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5 tips for protecting kids with food allergies at school
Updated: July 23, 2016 - 1:31 am

(BPT) - If it seems like life-threatening food allergies are more common than they were when you were a kid, you’re not imagining it. The number of children with food allergies increased by nearly 50 percent between 1997 and 2011, according to a study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Researchers are working to discover why food allergies are on the rise in developed countries around the world.

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Join Billions Around the World and Go for Gold During the Olympics
Updated: July 21, 2016 - 1:33 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - "Go for the Gold" will be the mantra echoed around the globe as the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, or the 2016 Summer Olympics, as we refer to them here in the U.S, gets underway this summer. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, will play host to a record number of countries participating in a record number of sports. More than 10,500 athletes from 207 countries will "go for the gold," looking to make World Records and beat their personal best along the way.

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Earth-Friendly American Ethanol: An Important Success Story
Updated: July 21, 2016 - 1:33 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - There is little question ethanol is helping America reduce its dependence on foreign oil -- lowering gasoline prices, improving the environment with lower emissions and growing the economy with jobs that can't be outsourced.

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5 Lifestyle Tips to Help Manage Your Diabetes
Updated: July 19, 2016 - 1:32 am

(BPT) - Diabetes affects more than 29 million people in the United States and approximately 387 million people worldwide.1,2 INDYCAR driver Charlie Kimball happens to be one of the millions living with diabetes. Charlie’s motto is that he is living proof that you can do almost anything with diabetes, and he has not let it stop him from achieving his dreams. After all, he has learned how to race at speeds of more than 200 miles per hour, while still monitoring and managing his blood sugar.

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