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NEW YORK (AP) — Proposing marriage has become an industry of its own with professional planners, flash mobs for hire and elaborate, homegrown surprises to make the moment memorable. And let's not forget YouTube, and our steadfast resolve to share.
Developed primarily for seniors, but useful for any driver taking prescription or over-the-counter medications, Roadwise RX was developed to help motorists understand how medications may impact their ability to drive safely.
Are you constantly struggling to reach or maintain healthy weight? Do you experience cravings for specific foods? What about unexplained joint pain, skin problems or headaches? If so, the cause is highly probably related to the food(s) you’re eating.
Hey mom and dad: Halloween’s not really all that scary — except when it comes to traffic safety.
Butterfly is an absolute sweetheart of a dog. She’s an adult American Bulldog mix found as a stray with an existing skin condition, which appeared to be allergies left untreated that left some spots without hair. Butterfly loves to play with toys, prefers larger dogs to smaller ones, and just loves people.
Did you know that every three minutes a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer? Do you think breast cancer affects women only? Think again. Men are not exempt from breast cancer. Many breast cancers are fueled by estrogen, a hormone produced in fat tissue. Although there are numerous reasons why women predominantly experience estrogen dominance (use of birth control, menopause and pregnancy), both men and women are increasingly affected by estrogen dominance.
More than 300 million people worldwide experience severe or debilitating headaches. Migraines alone affect 9 percent of the U.S. population and cost $1 billion a year in direct medical expenses. The incidence of individuals who suffer migraine headaches has increased by 50 percent within the last 20 years with 75 percent of migraine sufferers being women.
For many children, their first pet is a virtual one.
Butterfly, described by Arizona Friends for Life as "an absolute sweetheart of a dog," needs a special, loving home while she recovers from tick fever. This adult American bulldog mix was also suffering from a skin condition and untreated allergies when she was found as a stray.
LOS ANGELES (AP) For many children, their first pet is a virtual one. Experts say many children who enter the first grade can play video games but few have a pet to play with. And teachers say that's a shame, considering how animals - real ones - can enrich a child's upbringing.
After recent rains, mosquitos are now swarming all areas of the Valley.
In this Sept. 11, 2012, photo, principal Ben Januschka and Jayvon Maternowski share hold of a corn snake in the first grade classroom of Dawn Slinger, background left, in Farmington, Minn. Slinger chooses the animals because they fascinate children, their temperaments are right and they don't bother students with allergies or asthma, she says. Maryland-based Pets in the Classroom project is offering grants to help teachers pay for pets, cages, tanks and supplies of food. It issued its 10,000th grant this summer. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
In this Sept. 11, 2012, photo, Alecia Gundy, left, reaches as teacher Dawn Slinger hands her a gecko and classmate Ava Hand looks on in their first grade classroom in Farmington, Minn. Slinger chooses the animals because they fascinate children, their temperaments are right and they don't bother students with allergies or asthma, she says. Maryland-based Pets in the Classroom project is offering grants to help teachers pay for pets, cages, tanks and supplies of food. It issued its 10,000th grant this summer. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
GILBERT, AZ - If you've ever had a child suffer an allergic reaction then you know how scary it can be.
Ever meandered through the pharmacy aisles of Whole Foods, Sprouts, or even Trader Joe’s and wished you knew more about the various supplements and which ones could possibly benefit you? Herbal/dietary supplements (also called botanicals) are plants used for their therapeutic properties, and the roots of herbalism go back to the beginning of humanity. The following list contains some of the more popular herbs that are generally accepted to have psychoactive and/or medicinal properties with positive effects in humans:
When it became clear that allergies would prevent Nancy B. Westfall’s infant daughter from having a rug in her room, the Atlanta-based artist turned instead to paint, a few stencils and a plan.
When it became clear that allergies would prevent Nancy B. Westfall's infant daughter from having a rug in her room, the Atlanta-based artist turned instead to paint, a few stencils and a plan.
In the 1990s, it seemed concern for the ozone layer was everywhere, leading to plenty of studies on skin cancer and environmental worries. Now, it seems every week an ozone warning is issued by the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality.
It sounds like an unfolding epidemic: A decade ago, virtually no one in the U.S. seemed to have a problem eating gluten in bread and other foods. Now, millions do.
For kids with food allergies, and their parents, a new school year can be worrisome.
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Five hospitals sit within an easy drive of my Indianapolis home. It’s comforting to know, considering that my wife will deliver our second child in late August.
Summers are great for getting new seasonal produce. I get really excited about all the new fruits that come into season and go on sale. Recently, my husband and I went to Schnepf Farms in Queen Creek to pick peaches. We ended up with about 5 pounds for $2 a pound. I planned on freezing some for summer smoothies and a healthy cobbler. We ended up eating all of the fruit instead.
While women have many options for birth control, Essure ranks among the safest and most effective means of permanent birth control.
Lollipop is an adult, female, Tortishell cat. She was rescued as a stray. She turned up at a feral cat feeding station and it was observed by shelter volunteers that this kitty did not belong on the streets.