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No Fruit Juice for Babies

Posted by on May 25th, 2017 0 comments

For the first time in 16 years, the American Academy of Pediatrics has revised its stance on fruit juice and recommends that no children under the age of 1 drink it. In fact, it’s fine if parents their children to forgo fruit juice altogether at any age. The new recommendation opposes the AAP’s previous stance that… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, K-12

May

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Healthy and Safe Swimming Week

Posted by on May 23rd, 2017 0 comments

This week is Healthy and Safe Swimming Week, and as the summer swim season approaches, adults and children will be flocking to local pools for fun in the sun and exercise. Not only is swimming a great way to have fun with family and friends, it’s also a fun form of physical activity. Just 2.5… Read More »

Posted in: Fitness

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May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month

Posted by on May 17th, 2017 0 comments

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States. Ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun is the main cause of skin cancer. UV damage can also cause wrinkles and blotches or spots on your skin. The good news is that skin cancer can be prevented, and it can almost always be… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health

May

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Furry Friends Are Family Too

Posted by on May 11th, 2017 0 comments

A staff member of the NNLM SCR recently adopted a new member to the family, a sweet little puppy. For some, our furry friends become members of our families. Even governmental entities are acknowledging these developments. MedlinePlus, the National Library of Medicine’s consumer health resource, has a pet’s page called “Pet Health”. The Pet Health… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Disaster, Health Literacy

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Overcoming the Obesity Gene

Posted by on May 11th, 2017 0 comments

Doctors and researchers keep telling us that exercising is important. Well, if you have a family history of obesity, you could reduce the effect of the “obesity gene” by about one-third with regular exercise. Lead researcher Mariaelisa Graff stressed that individuals still have a lot of choice over their behavior. If you choose to exercise,… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Fitness

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