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Ring in the New Year with Family, Fun and Gratitude

The last night of the year is a time for celebration, reflection and getting excited for the coming year. While many choose to ring in the New Year with a champagne toast and a rendition of Auld Lang Syne, there…

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Do You Make These Mistakes When Setting Goals?

An approaching new year is the perfect time to take a look at your daily habits and make true, long-lasting changes. According to University of Scranton, about half of Americans make resolutions each January. But if last year’s resolutions didn’t…

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Healthy Snack Essentials to Keep Around the House

What do potato chips, chocolate chip cookies and candy all have in common? They’re common snacks that many people reach for when hunger strikes between meals. But while each of those treats may be tasty, they won’t keep you full…


Make Time for Your Health All Winter Long

During the holidays, the days get shorter, “to-do” lists get longer and exercise tends to find itself lower and lower on everyone’s list of priorities. Add in the harsh bite of cold winter weather and physical exercise may be erased…


Gobalization has made many traditional images universal. My hypothesis is that such images bcome regionalized by local designers. What makes this Frosty seem Japanese, other than being seen in Japan? Spotted at Santica, Sannomiya, Kobe underground. iPhone 3. IMG_0566.

Joy to the World: Dealing With Seasonal Depression During the Holidays

For some people, this time of year is far from festive. The change in seasons can bring on symptoms of depression, and a lack of energy and enthusiasm. This can be caused by many things: shorter hours of sunlight, expectations…

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Healthy Takes on Classic Holiday Dishes

The holidays bring families together to enjoy each other’s company over big, hearty meals. But all of those high-calorie platefuls of food can take a toll on your health. The good news is that the holidays don’t have to be…


The Flu Shot: Still Your Best Bet

If the flu knocked you out during the holidays last year, you weren’t alone. The 2014 flu season peaked in the final week of last December. In that week alone, almost six percent of all doctor visits were due to…

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Donating Coats to Charity? Read this First

The giving season is upon us and with winter just around the corner, you might be thinking about digging through your closet for coats you and your family don’t wear anymore to give away. We asked Cecile Matthews, Operations Manager…

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Helping Teens Rise Above the Pressure and Avoid Tobacco Use

Staying healthy is a top priority for teen athletes. Their athletic performance is impacted by several factors like training and practicing, eating nutritious meals and getting a good night’s rest. However, the use of smokeless tobacco is on the rise among…

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