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You could be one of the millions of people deficient in the essential mineral, iron. Iron helps make red blood cells which carry oxygen throughout the body. Almost half of girls and almost one in four women have low iron intakes. A study found exercise enthusiasts were found to be at risk of anemia.

A new study has found that an elderberry supplement can provide some protection from cold and flu-like symptoms following long-haul flights, as well as reducing passengers’ colds by up to two days if they get one.

If you work at a computer all day, you might want to take an Omega-3 supplement. A recent study showed that daily omega-3 intake might help relieve symptoms of dry eyes associated with prolonged exposure to computer screens.

Researchers analyzed the results from more than 20 previous studies and found that hay fever sufferers may get some benefits from using probiotics, improving their symptoms and quality of life.

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Low Vitamin D Levels in Childhood May Raise Heart Risks: Study
(HealthDay News) -- Adults who had low vitamin D levels as children and teens may be more likely to have hardening of the arteries, a new study suggests.

Help Your Child Get a Good Night's Sleep
School-age children need adequate sleep for peak performance.
Whistle … and Walk … While You Work
If you have to sit almost all day while you work, take a short walk whenever you can.
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