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Foods That Can Help You Fight Colds

Mar 21 , 2017

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Foods That Can Help You Fight Colds

All of those dreadful sick symptoms you get when you contract a cold is caused by a measly virus smaller than all of your human cells, is there a way we can combat that nasty cold?  Many people think that antibiotics can help fight a cold. This line of thinking is not only incorrect, but it may also prove to be the downfall of humanity. (This is due to the currently ongoing process of superbugs, or bacteria that have become resistant to even our most powerful antibiotics.) In order for an antibiotic to have any effect on a pathogen, the organism must have a cell wall–of which many bacteria Read Full Post

February Is American Heart Month

Feb 2 , 2017

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February Is American Heart Month

The perfect gift for Valentine's Day is a healthy heart, so make sure you take these safety precautions to keep your heart beating for a long time.  Along with Black History Month and Valentine's Day, February also seeks to raise awareness of heart health. Heart disease is the leading cause of death among both men and women, but it does not have to be that way. There are things you can do to control and even prevent heart disease. Visiting your doctor, exercising, and eating right can all work in unison to reduce your chances of succumbing to heart disease. Here are a few detailed things you Read Full Post

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Dec 5 , 2016

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Why You Should Get Your Flu Shot

Winter brings the ruthlessness of the flu, and the flu shot is your best bet in fighting this virus.  Brace yourselves: Influenza is coming. It's true you can get the flu anytime during the year, but the fall and winter create the ideal environment for them to thrive. Luckily, we have the power of vaccines to help us fight against this virus. Many people don't see the point in the flu vaccine, but it may end up saving you or someone you know a trip to the hospital. Here are a few reasons why you should get your flu vaccine. What is the flu vaccine?  Your body fights viruses by creating Read Full Post

How to Handle a Car Break Down

Oct 24 , 2016

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Tips and Tricks for Halloween Treats

Halloween is a time in which our children want to stuff their faces with candy and a time in which we try to stop them.  Halloween is a great holiday. Who doesn't like free chocolate? Kids (and adults) dress up as their favorite hero or villain and go house to house trying to collect as much candy as possible. We've all been there: after a successful night with our friends, we start stuffing our faces with everything we collected. Later that evening, our bodies, loaded with obscene amounts sugar it knows what to do with, will send us to the washroom where we will spend the night hugging the Read Full Post

Questions to Ask for Your Changing Insurance Needs

Oct 10 , 2016

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Questions to Ask for Your Changing Insurance Needs

Your insurance needs change as your life changes, but how are you supposed to know when to make these changes?  Our lives change; it's a truth as certain as death and taxes. Our insurance policies are written to deal with our lives as it was when you first signed the dotted line. In other words, our insurance policies don't automatically update to deal with our new, updated lives. It is recommended that you review your insurance policies to make sure that you are covered for exactly what you need: no more, no less. Here are questions to ask yourself to deal with your changing insurance Read Full Post

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Oct 3 , 2016

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October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, do you know what about the disease?  Cancer is a disease that occurs when cell replication goes awry. The collection of cancer cells keeps replicating until a tumor is formed and can grow and spread to different parts of the body which can make entire organs stop working and deteriorate other cells. It's a disease that wouldn't wish on even your worst enemy. October is breast cancer awareness month, and it's time to educate ourselves about this awful disease which affects millions of people every year. Breast Cancer Breast cancer will Read Full Post

Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

Sep 6 , 2016

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Alzheimer’s Awareness Month (and Ways to Exercise Your Brain)

Alzheimer’s is a disease that attacks the brain and deteriorates it, leaving our loved ones without their most cherished memories. We’ve all heard of Alzheimer’s disease and that its main symptom is erasing memories. But do we know the facts of Alzheimer’s? Alzheimer’s is a disease that cannot be prevented and there have been zero reported cases of survival. This disease is fatal. Many people assume that Alzheimer’s is just a thing that may happen when we get old, but that’s far from the truth: it is NOT a normal part of the aging brain. Quite the contrary, actually. It’s a disease that Read Full Post