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breast health, Breast Cancer, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Breast Cancer Screening, Invasive Breast Cancer, Women's Health, Breast Cancer Risk, Breast cancer signs

Breast Cancer: Risk, Screening and Signs

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October is a month that is known for pumpkin picking, hayrides and beautiful fall foliage. The month is also synonymous with breast cancer awareness and features walks, fundraisers and nationwide comradery to raise awareness, as well as funds, to beat the disease. This cause is as important as ever, with approximately 1 in 8 women in the United States developing invasive breast cancer during her lifetime.

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Killer Pollution, Predicting Droughts, Salmon Spawning, and More in the Environmental Science News Source

The latest research on the environment in the Environmental Science News Source

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Pumpkins, Halloween, Culture, Food, Pop Culture, pumpkin spice, Coffee

Expert Can Comment on All Things Pumpkin, From Your Coffee to the Reason It Lives in Halloween Season

Cindy Ott, professor of history and material culture at the University of Delaware, offers five facts on the pumpkin as the orange gourd makes its return for Halloween and dominates everything from our coffee selection to the Thanksgiving table. She is an expert on American food and culture.

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Halloween, Halloween and young children, halloween and teens, Halloween Candy, Halloween Costumes, Halloween Safety, Eye Safety, contact lens care, Decorative lenses, Pumpkin Carving, distracted driving, pedestrian safety , choking hazard

Halloween Safety Tips and Tricks From Eye and Child Safety Experts

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Following a few simple guidelines can help make Halloween fun, not scary, for teens and kids.

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Back Pain, Neck Pain, raking, Yardwork, leaf blower, FALL, Shoulder Pain, pain, Injury Prevention

Leaf Raking: Avoid Pain and Injury This Fall with These Tips

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Halloween, Allergies, Asthma, Children, Hypoallergenic makeup

Are Your Kids with Allergies and Asthma Ready for Halloween?

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Some kids like to be scared on Halloween, while others prefer to grab the candy and run. No kid enjoys allergy and asthma symptoms. Kids who suffer from food allergies can find Halloween particularly frightful if they are worried a treat might send them to the emergency room.

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Foliage, Autumn, dendrology

Fall Foliage: As Greens Fade, Reds and Yellows Pop

Every year around this time, nature puts her greens to bed and awakens her autumn colors. That palette of reds, yellows and oranges painting the landscape is part of a very important ecological process.

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FALL, Fall Foliage, Fall Leaves

Hot Days, Cold Nights Mean Fantastic Fall Foliage Forecast in New York

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Allergies, Asthma, Fall allergies, Ragweed, Pollen, Allergist

Fighting Fall Allergies? Bring it.

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Ragweed pollen is the biggest allergy trigger in the fall, and needs to be avoided, along with other allergic triggers like mold and grass pollen. Here are five tips from ACAAI to help you steer clear of your worst allergy foes.

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Falling, geriatic medicine, Fraility, Broken Bones

Falls Researcher Breaks Ankle

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A Saint Louis University nursing professor who studies the debilitating impact of falls became the victim of her own scholarship in August, when she slipped and broke her ankle. She shares lessons learned.







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