Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, an opportunity to learn more about breast cancer and to contribute to finding a cure. What is breast cancer? Breast cancer is a group of abnormal cells that begin in the breast and often spread to other parts of the body. When cells grow incorrectly and group together, a

Pumpkin’s Health Benefits

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It’s almost Halloween, and that means its pumpkin-carving season. You might be familiar with the pumpkins turned jack-o-lanterns, but how familiar are you with the health benefits of pumpkin? Pumpkin is a kind of squash that contains vitamins and nutrients that are good for your heart health, immune system, eyesight, and skin.  Below we will

Keeping Your Cholesterol in Check this Holiday Season

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Families gather, shelves are stocked with holiday decorations, and traditions begin to work their way into holiday parties, along with home-cooked food and treats. Good food is part of what makes the holiday season fun, but for people with high cholesterol, it is especially important to be mindful of what you are eating so that you

Halloween Candy Safety

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Cool weather, falling leaves, and pumpkin patches are welcoming in the fall season, and kids are picking out their Halloween costumes for trick-or-treating.  But as a parent, you may be worried about what treats end up in your child’s Halloween candy basket.  Below is a list of ways you can make sure your children enjoy the holiday,