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Healthy Holiday Feasts When You Have a Food Allergy

woman being passed loaf of bread at dinner tableThese days, the challenge of hosting a holiday meal has become a standard theme on sketch comedy shows and YouTube. The meal is served, and then it turns out that one guest is vegan, another is on a keto diet, and one guest or another dislikes every food on the table! But when a guest […]
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The Holidays Are Prime Time for Charity Scams

senior couple looking at laptopAfter Black Friday and Cyber Monday, when many of us shop for holiday gifts, comes Giving Tuesday. This is a day when we’re encouraged to get into the true spirit of the holidays by donating to our favorite charitable causes. But just as we should be sure we’re dealing with reputable businesses when we’re buying […]
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Thanksgiving Week Is Also GERD Awareness Week

family at Thanksgiving dinnerThere’s a month, week or day for just about every health condition. When it comes to Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Awareness Week, it makes sense to “celebrate” around Thanksgiving! That’s the week when many of us might experience heartburn—a burning sensation in the chest, behind the breastbone and in the middle of the abdomen. At Thanksgiving […]
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It’s Never Too Late to Quit Smoking!

cigarette lying on calender with notation on November 21 to Quit Today.November 21, 2019 is the Great American Smokeout 2019. Sponsored by the American Cancer Society, this event encourages smokers to quit for one day … and to take steps to extend that to the next day and beyond. No matter your age, there are plenty of reasons to quit smoking! You probably know that smoking […]
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