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How to Beat the Winter Blues

How to Beat the Winter Blues

Were you aware that the winter blues is actually considered a disorder and can be treated? The oh so common winter depression that many people feel during the cold, dark winter months is called seasonal affective disorder and can affect individuals of any age. When it comes to how to beat the winter blues the

Accu-Chek Launches New Subscription Box

        An increasing number of diabetics have opted for the convenience of having their testing supplies shipped directly to their homes. At the same time, monthly subscription boxes have become all the rage. Whether you are looking for snacks, sweet treats, or even toys for your dogs, people are loving the idea

Learn How To Perform CPR On Your Dog Or Cat

Learn How To Perform CPR On Your Dog Or Cat

Did you know that owning a pet can improve our health? So why not return the favor and learn pet CPR so you know what to do if an emergency arises. Our pets are considered members of the family and they enrich our lives in more ways than we can count. In turn, they depend

5 Best Home Blood Pressure Monitor

5 Best Home Blood Pressure Monitors

Do you suffer from high blood pressure—also referred to as HBP, or hypertension? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 29% of all American adults, or about 70 million, are estimated to have high blood pressure. To make matters worse, the CDC also states that only 52% of those individuals affected

20 Long Lasting Celebrity Marriages

20 Long Lasting Celebrity Marriages

Studies have shown that people who are married or are in happy long-term relationships , particularly men, are less likely to die early and are less likely to die from heart disease or stroke. Here is a list 20 celebrity couples who are in healthy lifetime relationships along with some of their secrets. 1. Michael

How Safe Are Hand Sanitizers?

How Safe Are Hand Sanitizers?

Keeping our hands clean is one of the best ways to reduce the spreading of germs which can lead to infections and diseases.  Although washing hands with soap and warm water is the best line of defense, it is not always convenient. Convenience is what makes hand sanitizers so popular. On the plane, in the

Owning a Pet Can Improve Your Health

Owning a Pet Can Improve Your Health

Today animal companions are more popular than ever. The pet population nationwide has been growing dramatically for nearly a half century, from about 40 million pet cats and dogs in 1967 to more than 160 million in 2006. About two-thirds of U.S. households now own at least one pet. Some of the largest and most

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Best Summer Beach Vacations for Your Family

When summer comes around, the kids are out of school, the weather is warm and it’s time to party. Summertime is the perfect time to take a vacation with the family and build memories that your kids will carry into their adult years. While many families are limited by funds and time constraints, it’s important

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