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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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Wellness News: Move More, Live Longer

Move More, Live Longer People today are living longer and remaining active and healthy longer. People who live in the United States today can expect to live to the age of 78 on average. A century ago, life expectancy was about 54 years. Genetics, access to health care, access to healthy food, weight, lifestyle choices…
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10 Benefits of Participating in Company Wellness Programs

Even if your company doesn't have a robust Wellness Program, you can still participate in wellness activities with your coworkers. There are many benefits to adding exercise and good nutrition to your lifestyle at work; see below for 10 of our favorites: Fun Sometimes work gets repetitive and exhausting. This drains morale and lowers productivity.…
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