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You may have noticed homes across the United States with blue lights on in observance of Autism Awareness Month this April. It is estimated that one in every 110 children is diagnosed with autism, making it more common than childhood cancer, juvenile diabetes and pediatric AIDS combined.
Spring seems to be arriving earlier than ever this year, and -- along with it -- allergy season. As seasons change and rains bring budding trees, green lawns, and fields of flowers, millions of Americans are plagued with spring allergies. More than 35 million people in the United States suffer from allergic rhinitis -- and some may be surprised to learn it's possible to develop allergies later in life as well. It is estimated that the work missed due to allergies amounts to $250 million annually.So, what’s an allergy sufferer to do?
Did you know that more than one in four deaths in the United States can be attributed to heart disease? There's never been a better time for consumers to take a little time to recognize the leading cause of death in America and learn about protecting their own heart.