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5 Surprising Health Benefits of Fruits and Vegetables

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You know you should eat more greens and probably swap an apple for that bag of chips. But these health benefits might surprise you. Something as little as another serving of vegetables can really pack a health-boost punch. Re-energize Health Habits In one study, people who ate half a fresh grapefruit before meals lost around […]

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Skills Kids Gain with Technology

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Technology is a tool and as anyone with kids knows, give a child a tool and they’ll find a way to use it! Here are a few of the newer ways technology and childhood learning are coming together. Creative Outlet Children’s imaginations are limitless and they apply their imagination to everything, including technology. Robotics kits, […]

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10 Foods to Make Your Heart Happy

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February is heart health month, a great time to get some heart-healthy habits started to keep your ticker happy and healthy for years to come. Perhaps one of the simplest ways to keep your heart healthy is with the food you eat. Keeping stress levels down and exercising regularly are also important. But when it […]

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7 Helpful Ways to Support Someone with Breast Cancer

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October is breast cancer awareness month and as we celebrate survivors, we’ve rounded up a few ways to support breast cancer patients. Learn to Listen Listening is key to support. Meet a breast cancer patient where they’re at in that moment and let their needs and thoughts be the center of the conversation. Avoid centering […]

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Common Youth Sports Injuries

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Playing sports is a great way to stay active and learn some new skills. A few bumps and bruises are normal, but depending on the sport, some more series injuries might also be common. Here’s a breakdown by sport of injuries and what to do if your little athlete suffers from one. Soccer All that […]

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Blue Cross Blue Shield Won’t Cover the Cost of Some ER Visits

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Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) of Texas is putting some of its policyholders at risk and on the hook for Emergency Room visits. As one of the nation’s largest health insurance providers, other insurance carriers are likely to follow BCBS’ example by implementing similar policies of their own serving to increase your cost of healthcare. […]

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