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Apple Juice Really Not Good For You
The American Academy of Pediatrics says juice in general can be part of a good, healthy diet.  However, fruit juice offers no nutritional benefit for babies under the age of six months.  Fruit juice also has no benefits over whole fruit for older children.  Not only that, ap…
Your Local Mall Is A Germ Infested Paradise
You probably don't think about it. Howie Mandell would though.  (He's a well known germiphobic).  I'm not, but maybe you are, so I thought I'd let you know where they're located in your local mall(not the germiphobes-the germs)
Losing Weight Is A Gamble-LITERALLY!
I'm sure you've seen or heard every conceivable weight loss program advertised.  And I'm sure they all work if you stick to them, but people "stray" pretty easily.  But what if there were a little wagering involved?  Interesting concept, huh?
Which States Have the Highest and Lowest Rates of Mental Illness?
Data from the US Substance Abuse and Mental Health Agency (SAMHSA) suggests 20 percent of American adults — 44.5 million people — experienced some sort of mental illness over the last year.
The report defines “mental illness” as any sort of diagnosable mental, behavioral or emotional disorder that ca…
Child Booster Seats Not Perfect for Every Vehicle
A new study looked at 83 booster seats for children and evaluated their fit in a vehicle using an adult sized seat belt.  However, 41 of those booster seats fell into the “check fit” category.

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