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Wellness News: 13 Tips for Smart Shopping

Reduce waste. Americans are notorious for wasting food. The USDA estimates that 31 percent of the food purchased ends up in landfills. Plan out your meals for the coming week and make a grocery list. You’ll be less likely to overbuy and end up wasting food. Use your smartphone or tablet. Shopping lists, coupons, recipes,…
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Cancer Screenings

January is National Cervical Cancer Awareness month. According to, approximately 46% of women with cervical cancer are diagnosed at an early stage. Let’s take a look at cervical cancer and a few other common cancers for more details. There are over 100 types of cancer. Anywhere there are cells found in your body is…
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Wellness News: The Digital Detox

Are you plugged in or present? (Most of us can’t be both effectively.) When was the last time you spent an entire day not tied to your mobile phone, computer, laptop or tablet? If you can’t remember, you should consider a digital detox. What is a digital detox?  A digital detox is switching off all…
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Holiday Budget

Ah, the holidays. It's the time of the year when American homes are brimming with turkey dinners and pumpkin pie, eggnog and reindeer sweaters, menorahs and mistletoe, and of course, excessive spending and impending debt. Some studies show that Americans spend on average $1,500 or more each holiday season. Giving and receiving go with the…
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Wellness News: Holiday Eating Survival Tips

Between the never-ending cookies, eggnog, other sweet treats, the holidays are a tough time to stick to a healthy eating routine. Did you know the average American may gain four to seven pounds during the holiday season? The good news is you can tackle the holidays and come out on the other side victorious! Here…
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Wellness News: All About Vitamin D

Many people take a multivitamin supplement each day—it makes you feel like you are filling in the gaps where your diet might be lacking. But, did you know your multivitamin may not be giving you one very important vitamin, vitamin D? How does it work? Vitamin D plays several key roles in your body. Most importantly,…
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The Flu: The Bug That’s Easy to Catch

Timing of the flu season varies in different parts of the world and from season to season. Generally, the dates of flu season in the United States run from October to May, with a peak between December and February. Flu viruses are more stable and remain airborne longer in cold and dry conditions, making it easier to…
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