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Late night snacker? Make it cottage cheese

Eager to eat a snack before bedtime? A protein-filled snack like cottage cheese is the way to go, say Florida State University researchers. Associate Professor of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences Michael Ormsbee and former FSU graduate student Samantha Leyh found that consuming 30 grams of protein about 30 minutes before bed appears to have […]

Pet Care

This November 6, Make Your Vote Count for Animals!

It’s less than one month until Election Day! Before you head to the polls on Tuesday, November 6, remember to keep animal welfare issues front of mind. If humane candidates are not elected to office, we cannot pass humane laws—and the stakes are as high as ever this year. Although this isn’t a Presidential election […]

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Does less-invasive surgery make sense for you?

(HealthDay)—Among the most significant advances in surgery has been the development of laparoscopic—or minimally invasive—procedures. These are new ways to perform many standard operations, with a few, very small incisions, often barely a half-inch long, compared to traditional so-called open surgery with one incision several inches long. To perform an operation this way, the surgeon […]

Kids Health

Chicago sudden infant death cases never make the news

While news media reporting traffic crashes and fire-related deaths of infants and children is routine and often leads to preventative measures to reduce these deaths, there is little or no news coverage of sleep-related or sudden infants deaths, which contributes to the lack of efforts to prevent these deaths, according to a Rush physician. Dr. […]

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Hospitals make £260,000 from vending machines

Hospitals make £260,000 from vending machines packed with high-calorie snacks Ker-ching! Hospitals make a whopping £260,000 from vending machines packed with high-calorie snacks – and that’s just in Leeds! Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust has 43 vending machines across five sites They made £60,000 from the machines in 2017 and £260,000 from 2013-2018 Each device […]