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Do You Know How To Keep Your Heart Healthy?

Do You Know How To Keep Your Heart Healthy? Like clockwork, we celebrate American Heart Month every single February, since it’s so easy to remember heart health when we’re giving our hearts to loved ones for Valentine’s Day. Before you give yours to your loved ones, it’s important to make sure it’s healthy! Take these …

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Instilling Healthy Eating Habits Now Builds Strong Foundations for the Future

It’s never too late OR too early to instill healthy eating habits in our kids. While this can be an intimidating task for some, the steps are fairly simple; but only if parents get involved too-that’s the often hardest part.

Share the Love for Your Incoming Baby with These Delivery Preparedness Tips

Share the Love for Your Incoming Baby with These Delivery Preparedness Tips – Your baby is coming any day now! Let’s kick off Valentine’s Day with the ultimate preparedness guide for delivering your baby. Learn about the tips from what to pack in your hospital bag to how to shop for healthy foods to eat …

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MASSIVE Canned Meat Recall: 2.5 Million Pounds Affected from Brands Like Kroger, Great Value, Goya, and more

MASSIVE Canned Meat Recall: 2.5 Million Pounds Affected from Brands Like Kroger, Great Value, Goya, and more – A recently discovered packaging defect is causing Conagra Brands Inc. of Fort Madison, IA to recall 2.5 million pounds of canned meat! Learn more about the affected brands and recall right here on Newsymom!

Carbon Monoxide: The Silent Killer

Carbon Monoxide: The Silent Killer – Did you know carbon monoxide kills more than 400 people a year here in the States and sickens thousands more? This odorless gas can take your family out… We’re reminding you of all the safety tips to stay safe right here on Newsymom!

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Unleaded Babies: How government regulation and parent action can reduce children’s intake of toxic metals

Recently, the FDA proposed new guidelines to reduce children’s exposure to lead in processed baby foods. While environmental factors make it impossible to remove all traces of lead in our foods, the FDA estimates these lower levels could result in a 24 to 27% reduction in exposure to lead.

Ohio Department of Health Releases “Tips from a Former Smoker” Media Campaign

Ohio Department of Health Releases “Tips from a Former Smoker” Media Campaign –  The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) has launched its first tobacco cessation and quit support media campaign of 2023, and the Tuscarawas County Health Department is promoting the message. Learn more right here on Newsymom!

REMINDER: Pandemic Food Assistance Ending

In 2021, Congress decided to temporarily increase SNAP benefits for recipients due to the Covid pandemic.  Each family on assistance was eligible for the maximum amount per the number of eligible people in their household.  That rule allowed many families to supplement their food purchases through the pandemic when the price of groceries went up …

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Glass in my Child’s Lunchable? Looking into viral social media claims

While scrolling through social media, readers may have come across posts from shocked parents claiming they found glass in their child’s Lunchable nacho cheese. Because Lunchables have as much as 84% of the market share in the category of combination lunches and have been a staple in children’s lunchboxes for over 30 years, this accusation …

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Here’s How HPV Vaccination Prevents Cervical Cancer

Here’s How HPV Vaccination Prevents Cervical Cancer – Did you know that HPV causes almost all forms of cervical cancer? There’s a reason that HPV vaccination is helping to prevent cancer… Learn more about it right here on Newsymom!