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Glug, Glug – Find the Better Drink Choice

Healthy Drinking Choices Some people recommend that drinking a glass of red wine a day is good for you, others advise against it. What should we believe? The world of alcohol and healthy living don’t really go hand in hand, but it is possible to make healthy choices and drink at the same time (in

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Allergies in Children: When is Emergency Pediatric Care Necessary?

If you’re a sufferer, fall allergies can be the bane of human existence.  The Center for Disease Control estimates that 50 million Americans are at the mercy of some type of allergen.  Seasonal allergies occur when the immune system has a grudge against a particular protein and commits an all-out assault to eliminate the substance

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Walk-In Flu Shots: Defeat The Flu and its Gang

Each year, hundreds of thousands of Americans come down with the seasonal flu each year. The CDC estimates the exact number to be anywhere between 5 – 20% of the population annually. The range is wide because the virus and its myriad strains are highly unpredictable, much to the dismay of hard-working public health officials

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The Healthiest World Countries

The Healthiest World Countries Want to know which country to move to for the best chance of living a long, healthy life? Below is a list (you knew there was going to be a list) of the top seven healthiest countries in the world, as well as the factors that determine their ranking. 7.) Denmark

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Glug, Glug – Find the Better Drink Choice

Healthy Drinking Choices Some people recommend that drinking a glass of red wine a day is good for you, others advise against it. What should we believe? The world of alcohol and healthy living don’t really go hand in hand, but it is possible to make healthy choices and drink at the same time (in

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Ebola. What You Need to Know.

Ebola is a terrifying disease. And an outbreak of Ebola is a scary scenario to imagine. It conjures up images of Dustin Hoffman in a hazmat suit, working desperately to save humanity. Lately, Ebola has also been inspiring heated jabs in the comment section of all your favorite news outlets. And while, “Your mom’s a

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The Healthiest World Countries

The Healthiest World Countries Want to know which country to move to for the best chance of living a long, healthy life? Below is a list (you knew there was going to be a list) of the top seven healthiest countries in the world, as well as the factors that determine their ranking. 7.) Denmark

Child with Allergy

Allergies in Children: When is Emergency Pediatric Care Necessary?

If you’re a sufferer, fall allergies can be the bane of human existence.  The Center for Disease Control estimates that 50 million Americans are at the mercy of some type of allergen.  Seasonal allergies occur when the immune system has a grudge against a particular protein and commits an all-out assault to eliminate the substance

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Navigating the Health Insurance Minefield

Personal politics aside, signing up for health insurance can be a total nightmare. The truth is, it’s always been that way. The Affordable Care Act hasn’t changed that part, just the particulars of signing up for and maintaining a plan. It’s true that Healthcare.gov is now a much better site, complete with intuitive controls and

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How to Talk with Your Doctor

Planning Your Doctor Visit A Partnership How well you talk with your doctor  is one of the most important parts of getting good health care. Unfortunately, talking with your doctor isn’t always easy. In the past, the doctor typically took the lead and the patient followed. Today, a good patient-doctor relationship is a partnership. You

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So Long, Farewell, Au Revoir 2014.

I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You’re doing things you’ve never done before, and more importantly, you’re doing something. – Neil Gaiman   From everyone who

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Green Thumbs For a Worthy Cause

I have always wanted to be a carpenter.  There is something immensely satisfying about working with your hands and seeing the fruits of your labor.  Or better yet, knowing that your handiwork brings joy to the lives of others.  They say it’s never too late to chase your dreams.  With that in mind, I embarked

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So Long, Farewell, Au Revoir 2014.

I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You’re doing things you’ve never done before, and more importantly, you’re doing something. – Neil Gaiman   From everyone who

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So Long, Farewell, Au Revoir 2014.

I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You’re doing things you’ve never done before, and more importantly, you’re doing something. – Neil Gaiman   From everyone who

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Spring is here!

5 Tips To Transition From The Winter Blues To Sunny Spring

It’s supposedly Spring time in New York, but it sure doesn’t feel that way. At least not consistently yet. That makes it much harder for everyone to really kick those winter blues and get our bodies ready for warm weather. We can’t promise these tips will produce the heat we’ve been craving, but we know

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Wearable Technology; Which Fitness Band Is Best for You?

Wearable technology is a growing fad, but sometimes can be very costly. Which products are actually worth the big bucks? Below is a comparison of three of the biggest fitness bands on the market. Depending on what you’re looking for, there may be a clear choice. If you’re just beginning to start a regular fitness routine

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