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Food for thought: Cutting back on salt may cause you to eat more

Food for thought: Cutting back on salt may cause you to eat more

Our bodies naturally crave salt, a necessary nutrient, and research shows that we gravitate to the amount we need for our bodies to function properly. Salt deficiency has been linked…

Knowing your health heritage: the familial link of diseases

Knowing your health heritage: the familial link of diseases

Family members can have many things in common, including physical characteristics and personality traits. While some traits are obvious, like having red hair or blue eyes, some shared traits are…

Stop your relationship rut: 3 simple steps to a fresh start this Valentine’s Day

Feeling like you’re in a relationship rut? You’re not alone. Whether you’re single or married, getting stuck in a routine may be normal, but that’s no excuse to keep on…

Diet rich in nutrients promotes a lifetime of healthy vision

Diet rich in nutrients promotes a lifetime of healthy vision

From dry eye to age-related eye diseases, research shows that nutrition plays a critical role in maintaining the health of our eyes. Caring for eyes includes looking carefully at what…

Outdoor gear that performs year-round

Outdoor gear that performs year-round

Rugged camping gear is no longer just for adventurers and niche outdoor sports. High-tech or activity-specific outdoor products are gaining popularity because they also come in handy every day and…

Ask the Pharmacist: Poison prevention starts at home

Ask the Pharmacist: Poison prevention starts at home

It’s a serious problem with a simple solution. Nearly 1 million children under the age of 5 are exposed to potentially poisonous medicines and household chemicals, according to the Centers…

TV tip-overs a hazard for young children

TV tip-overs a hazard for young children

Many homes have new TVs decorating the living room, bedroom, den and even the kitchen. These TVs often feature the latest wide, flat screens, which give viewers great definition and…

Preparing your credit profile for the spring real estate season

Preparing your credit profile for the spring real estate season

When you are out shoveling snow and scraping ice off the car’s windshield, winter can seem like an eternity. Yet when it comes to your credit profile, house-hunting and the…

The first 100 years: Innovation in distance learning

As high school seniors nationwide contemplate continuing their education in college, it is fascinating to reflect on how education has evolved over the past century. According to a Harvard University…

Retirement planning? Tips for getting the most out of Social Security

Retirement planning? Tips for getting the most out of Social Security

The majority of Americans support continuing the Social Security program, even if they are decades away from drawing benefits, a 2010 survey by AARP found. Nevertheless, with the program’s future…

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