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December 2011

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W-2 Health Care Reporting Requirements:

Once and Foll All – For Now Ever since the Affordable Care Act (HCR) became law, the HCR W-2 reporting rules have confused even the best and the brightest. At one point, there even was a rumor that employer-sponsored health care coverage would now be taxable (and it is not). The IRS Notice 2011-28 provides … Continue Reading

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The Expanding Waistline

Nutrition and Diet

Who is to Blame? According to the CDC, obesity is now the #1 health threat in the United States. The epidemic now affects more than 60 percent of Americans. Restaurant industry experts said that consumers have a personal responsibility for the foods they select to eat while dining out. The also said most menus now … Continue Reading

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Holiday Toy Safety


Selecting Safe Toys for Your Child As families gather for the holidays, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is warning consumers that dangerous children’s products may still be in their homes. Grandparents dust off old playpens; older children often share their toys with younger relatives; and keepsakes are stored in old cedar chests. The … Continue Reading

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Are You Getting Enough Sleep?

Health and Healthcare

Adequate Sleep Facts about: Adequate Sleep Sleep is the most important aspect of your health. You could go 60 days without eating, but you can’t go 4 days without sleep. 8 hours is about average sleep each night for most people. Let the body determine when it has had enough sleep. The best thing you … Continue Reading