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The Health Benefits of Love

Love is an amazing thing, and now research shows that love is also good for your health. Studies show that romance can positively affect your health and well-being. So whether you’ve been married for years or are single and looking, the following evidence will remind you why it is important to make room for love … Continue Reading

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American Heart Awareness Month

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February is American Heart Awareness Month! Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women, but heart disease is preventable and controllable. Heart disease is a major problem. Every year, about 715,000 Americans have a heart attack. About 600,000 people die from heart disease in the United States each year – … Continue Reading

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National Wear Red Day

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February is Women’s Heart Health month! Heart disease is the number one killer of women in the United States, claiming more lives than all forms of cancer combined. Yet, only 1 in 5 American women believe that heart disease is her greatest health threat. For more then 10 years, the American Heart Association has sponsored … Continue Reading

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Eating Healthy While Eating Out

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Going out to eat at a restaurant can sometimes be a little difficult for those trying to watch what they eat. Most restaurants have big portions and lots of options that can make choosing a “healthy” meal more difficult, and choosing an unhealthy option more tempting. For those looking for a healthy option, it is … Continue Reading

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Volunteer Blood Donor Month

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January is National Blood Donor Month, and for a good reason. January is the month that presents the most challenges in recruiting people to give blood. Busy holiday schedules, cold weather, and increased cold and flu symptoms can make it difficult for people to donate, even for the most dedicated donors. Winter weather can lead to … Continue Reading

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Healthy Weight Week

The start of a new year for most comes along with a new years resolution. Traditionally, most resolutions are aimed at losing weight, eating healthier or working out more, and unfortunately the reality is that most do not stick to them for very long. Healthy Weight Week, the third week of January, is a perfect … Continue Reading

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Caring For Someone With The Flu

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports the number of people getting sick with influenza is on the rise. The CDC report for the week of December 29 to January 4 shows that 35 states are seeing widespread flu activity, up from 25 a week earlier. The American Red Cross has steps people should take … Continue Reading

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Self Funding Expected to Grow

A growing number of employers are discovering that a self funded health plan can be a cost effective alternative to the traditional fully insured approach. “For many years many larger companies, including private sector employers as well as non profits and government organizations have opted to self fund their health insurance benefits to provide greater … Continue Reading

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