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Survey: Keep Kids In Booster Seats Longer

Posted On September 29, 2014

(Sacramento, CA) -- A new survey finds parents should keep their kids in booster seats longer. Kate Carr with Safe Kids Worldwide says they found 90-percent of parents are moving their children to seat belts before they're big enough, which can increase the risk of injuries.   The survey also found one-in-five parents say they…

Foster Farms Recalling 40K Pounds Of Grilled Chicken Breast Strips

Posted On September 29, 2014

(Undated) -- Nearly 40-thousand pounds of Foster Farms grilled chicken breast strips are being recalled because they may be tainted with Listeria. The Department of Agriculture is recalling three-and-a-half-pound resealable bags of the frozen chicken strips that have a best buy date of August 5th 2015. The product was sent to California, Texas, Utah and…

Long-Term Birth Control May Be Best Option For Teens

Posted On September 29, 2014

(Undated) -- Long-term birth control methods might be the best option for teens. A new study by the American Academy of Pediatrics shows long-acting reversable forms of birth control such as implants would prevent pregnancy for years. The new AAP guidelines update a policy statement from 2007 that emphasized abstinence and the use of a…

Senator Schumer Wants Ban On Synthetic Marijuana

Posted On September 29, 2014

(New York, NY) -- New York Senator Chuck Schumer is calling for a federal ban on synthetic marijuana. It's being marketed as K2 and Spice and is illegal to sell it many states, including New York, but Schumer says it's readily available at lots of gas stations and bodegas.   He says it's caused a…

Natural Movement Overlooked In Exercise Routine

Posted On September 29, 2014

(Undated) -- Grinding away at the gym isn't the only way to be fit. Researchers say simply walking can have immense positive impacts on your health. A study by Indiana University suggests three five-minute walks done throughout three hours of prolonged sitting can reverse the harmful impacts of sitting down for much of the day.…