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SATURDAY, May 28 (HealthDay News) — With summer vacation approaching, parents need to know how to get their children outside and active, instead of spending too much time in front of the television, computer or video games. Children should get 60… Read more

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Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Experts Question Necessity of Flu Shot for Some This Season The influenza vaccine for the coming season is a duplicate of that issued to… Read more

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(HealthDay News) — Some athletes focus too much on being thin, pushing exercise and dieting to the extreme. This can cause long-term health issues and end up impairing athletic performance, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons says. So… Read more

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(HealthDay News) — Asperger syndrome is an autism spectrum disorder, an umbrella term for a number of related conditions characterized by problems with communicating and language, and with repetitive thoughts and speech. The U.S. National… Read more

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TUESDAY, May 31 (HealthDay News) — With summer vacation fast-approaching, parents should take an active role in promoting routine healthy eating among their kids, advises the American Dietetic Association (ADA). To that end, the ADA is offering… Read more

Provided by the United States Department of Agriculture Cooking outdoors was once only a summer activity shared with family and friends. Now more than half of Americans say they are cooking outdoors year round. So whether the snow is blowing or the… Read more

By By Lauren JoffeFrom The Real College Guide By Lauren JoffeFrom The Real College Guide After a grueling standoff in April in which the government faced a potential shutdown, a record-breaking $38 billion federal spending budget slash was agreed… Read more

From the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Three years after the Civil War ended, on May 5, 1868, the head of an organization of Union veterans – the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) – established Decoration Day as a time for the nation to… Read more

By By The Dog Daily ExpertBy The Dog Daily Expert From The Dog Daily   Researchers at Wofford College have been working with this border collie, Chaser, for a while. As of early this year, it was reported that Chaser knows the names of 1,022… Read more

DETROIT (AP) Jose Valverde and David Ortiz had the two biggest matchups of an exhausting Sunday. They split, and as a result, so did the Detroit Tigers and Boston Red Sox. Nearly seven hours after Ortiz’s ninth-inning homer off Valverde gave the… Read more

By Sarah C. CloseFrom Every Day Connected  Let’s be honest: Facebook is only personal to a point.Sometimes you can’t say “No” to a friend request, and so it snowballs. You end up linked to people online that you probably wouldn’t nod at in the… Read more

By Jonas Elmerraji Today’s huge earthquake and tsunami sent home the idea that despite advances in building and infrastructure, we’re all subject to Mother Nature’s whims. In today’s increasingly interconnected economy, the economic fallout… Read more

By Tara SwordsFrom Every Day Connected  Social media is so pervasive in our lives, we often use it mindlessly. It’s easy to forget that content we post to social media sites can be visible to millions of people — beyond our approved connections… Read more

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By John Giuffo If nothing hits the spot like a good burger, then imagine what a $777 Kobe beef and Maine lobster burger could do for you after a hot streak in Vegas. Designed to tempt the jackpot winner, the signature sandwich at the Paris Las… Read more

BOSTON — Nathan Horton scored with 7:33 left in Game 7, sending the Boston Bruins to the Stanley Cup finals for the first time in more than two decades with a 1-0 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning in the Eastern Conference finals on Friday… Read more