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Elementary Answer: Improving Kids' Health Improves Their Minds

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - The brain develops faster during early childhood and more than any other time in our life. In children, it is a magnificent thinking machine that learns and grows by interacting with the world. Not surprisingly, experts say that the foods kids eat not only fuel their bodies but their minds as well. "Research shows that healthy...

National Ceiling Fan Day Makes Saving Energy a Breeze

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - Turn Off Your AC, Turn On Your Fan to Save Trillions of Kilowatt Hours Summer is winding down, and while it may not yet feel like it, cooler weather is on the way. For most parts of the country, mid-September brings a break in the heat, and signals a good time to turn off your air conditioner and turn on your ceiling fan to start...

After Years of Decline, One Food Category Is Making a Big Comeback

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - If there is a word that best describes the American diet over the past decade, it may be "abundance." The modern grocery store has virtually eliminated seasonal and geographical differences to offer a wide array of proteins, fruits, vegetables and fats that should make meal planning a breeze. Yet, the American palette continues to...

Oral Hygiene Tips for Better Braces Care

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - A set of adult braces is just shy of $5,000 -- on average, braces cost around $4,800, as estimated by the Journal of Clinical Orthodontics. Despite the unforgiving cost, without the proper care braces present oral hygiene challenges from discoloration to tooth decay. "The accumulation of plaque puts wearers at risk for gum disease,...

Fall Into Healthy Habits This Autumn

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - Just as spring is a time for rebirth, autumn is also considered a transitional season. The weather turns brisk, the leaves on trees change from dull brown to a firestorm of color, and darkness settles in earlier. For many, it is a favorite time of year, but for others it can be a trigger to falling off the health and fitness wagon....