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Save Money by Shopping for In-season Produce–May 2015

Groceries can be expensive, and tips for saving money are often time-consuming, such as cutting coupons and making multiple trips to the store each week to avoid waste. One easy way to save on your grocery bill, while also eating healthy food, is to shop for fruits and veggies that are in-season. Another added benefit? […]

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The Importance of Resistance Training–May 2015

Many Americans are aware that about two hours and 30 minutes of exercise each week is necessary to stay healthy, and many of those individuals choose an aerobic activity, such as running or biking. However, recent research has shown that splitting your two hours and 30 minutes of exercise between varied activities—aerobic and muscle-strengthening—improves health […]

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May is Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month–May 2015

Did you know that it only takes 15 minutes for the sun to damage your skin but 12 hours for that damage to become visible? Many individuals suffer from hours of skin damage before even realizing that their skin is in danger. Since skin cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the United States, […]

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Identity Theft Prevention–April 2015

Identity theft is an increasing problem that could strike at any time. Your personally identifying information can be stolen from many sources, as evidenced by the growing number of cyber-security attacks at major companies across the country. Below are some tips to prevent identity theft. Don’t provide birth date, driver’s license or Social Security number […]

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[RECIPE] Baked Cabbage–April 2015

Enjoy this Irish-inspired cabbage bake next to a main dish of poultry or beef for a delicious spring supper. 6 cups cabbage, shredded 3 ounces tomato paste ¾ cup water ¼ tsp. salt ⅛ tsp. black pepper 2 tsp. sugar 1 cup cheddar cheese, grated ½ cup bread crumbs 4 Tbsp. margarine Preheat oven to […]

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Google Partners with Mayo Clinic–April 2015

If you’re like many people, the Internet is often the first resource you turn to when you’re faced with a new ailment or illness. Unfortunately, not everything you read on the Internet is reliable. Google is trying to change that. In early 2015, Google rolled out a new search-result format for the 400 most frequently […]

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Spring Training: 5K Run–April 2015

Spring is in the air, making it the perfect time to lace up your jogging shoes. Need a running goal? Sign up for a local 5K race, and maybe convince some friends to do it with you. Whether you’ve been hitting the gym as a regular this winter or hibernating from the cold, you can […]

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New Guidelines—Cholesterol Is Not So Bad–April 2015

For the last several decades, the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, provided by the U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Agriculture (USDA), have warned against overconsumption of cholesterol. Dietary recommendations suggested that adults consume no more than 300 milligrams of cholesterol a day (to put that into perspective, one egg yolk contains 186 […]

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[RECIPE] Beef Stroganoff–March 2015

Originally a Russian dish, beef stroganoff has become a hearty staple meal in many American kitchens. This healthy version substitutes yogurt for the higher-calorie sour cream. 1 lb. lean beef 2 tsp. vegetable oil ¾ Tbsp. onion, finely chopped 1 lb. mushrooms, sliced ¼ tsp. salt ¼ tsp. nutmeg ½ tsp. dried basil ¼ cup […]

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Re-evaluating Binge Drinking–March 2015

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released the findings from its latest study about binge drinking, which it defined as four or more drinks for women and five or more drinks for men on a single occasion. Commonly seen as risky behavior that is limited to young adults, the survey showed that the […]

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