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Is Your Identity Safe?

Picture this: You are on vacation enjoying lunch with your family. When it’s time to pay the bill, your credit card gets denied. How could this happen? You pay your credit card balance every month like clockwork. After a few calls your fear is confirmed: your identity has been stolen.  The effects According to the…
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Wellness News: The Download on Wearable Technology

What Is Wearable Technology? Wearable technology is a category of devices that can be worn as an accessory or as part of the material used in clothing. Most wearables are wrist worn, but an increasing number can be clipped to clothing or hung around the neck. Wearables can look like a piece of jewelry or…
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Hypertension: The Silent Killer

Do you have stress in your life? A little extra weight around your middle? Do you smoke, eat too much salt, or sit on the couch and avoid exercising? With February being American Heart Health Month, we want to talk about how hypertension—also known as high blood pressure—could be creeping up on you. The signs are hard…
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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 cancer.net, 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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