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Pet Health Advice: Decoding Pet Food Claims to Find The Ideal Nutrition for Your Furry Family Member

Pet food labels can be terribly confusing for consumers. Looking for three key things can help you find a quality pet food so you can feel confident that your cat or dog is getting the proper nutrition they need to live a long, healthy life.

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Health Advice: Tips for Daily Sun Safety This Summer [Infographic]

Check out these tips from Olay and The Skin Cancer Foundation.

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Health News: Share Your Health History – Start a New Tradition at Your Family Reunion

Talking about health history at family reunions can be challenging. Having a strategy for difficult conversations can help guide the discussion and make it a meaningful and productive experience. This article presents some tips for getting a one-on-one conversation started at your next family reunion.

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What Do Women Want for Permanent Birth Control Options? [Infographic]

To take a quiz about determining your “right size” and for tips on how to speak with your partner about family size, and your doctor about your options, visit www.familysizematters.com.

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Pet Health Advice: Vet-approved Tips for Keeping Your Pet Out of The Veterinary Emergency Room

Visiting the veterinary emergency room is a pet parent’s worst nightmare, but every day across America pets become ill, suffer injuries, ingest poison or worse – requiring immediate veterinary care. Even the most diligent pet parents can’t protect their furry family members all the time, but there are a few things you can do to help ensure you never find yourself in this scenario.

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Health Advice: Help Support Health with Vitamins and Minerals

Many people choose a daily multivitamin to help close the gap between the nutrients they need and those provided by their regular diet. However, some people need more than just a single combination formula. Before talking with your doctor about which vitamins and supplements are right for you, arm yourself with this information from the experts at Nature Made, the #1 pharmacist recommended brand of vitamins and supplements in eight categories*, according to a recent survey by U.S. News & World Report and Pharmacy Times.

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Health News: Living Each Moment of Life with Hospice

Choosing a quality hospice for you or a loved one is not difficult. Families of end-of-life patients should never hesitate to reach out to local hospices or their healthcare providers when it comes to selecting the right hospice. These professionals can identify what services are best for the patient and assist families in making this important decision, especially during such a difficult time. It is important to learn about the services that each hospice provides in order to find the best care for the unique needs of each patient.

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Health News: Why Kids and Nutritionists Reject New School Lunches

The School Nutrition Association (SNA), which represents over 50,000 school nutritionists and cafeteria professionals, has called on Congress to relax these new standards specifically in regards to the amount of whole grains offered, sodium reduction targets they consider unachievable and not science-based and mandatory fruit and vegetable servings which invariably end up in the trash.

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Health Advice: The Tween Years – How to Survive as a Parent

Tweens, or 10- to 14-year-old individuals “in between” childhood and adolescence, are notorious for mood swings. More than 20 million tweens live in the U.S., according to an estimate by the 2010 U.S. Census. As tweens begin puberty, they face many challenges, including middle school, social issues, homework, and the stress of having responsibilities. At this stage of development brain and body development changes also occur that they may not understand. These changes are very normal. All tweens have mood swings to a certain extent.

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Health News: Important Information on Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Struggling for Breath: Why people with COPD may be putting themselves at unnecessary risk.

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