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Generic vs. Brand Name Drugs: Is There a Difference?

Generic vs. Brand Name Drugs: Is There a Difference?

When it comes to prescription drugs, who doesn’t want to save money? That is, unless it would negatively impact your health. So, just what is the difference between generic and brand names drugs, and is there really a difference at …

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Who Needs Medical Nutrition Therapy?

Who Needs Medical Nutrition Therapy?

There’s an undeniable link between good nutrition and good health. Medical nutrition therapy, also sometimes referred to as therapeutic nutrition, involves working with a registered dietitian (RD) to use diet and nutrition as tools to help prevent or treat medical …

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Heartburn 101: Causes & Relief

Heartburn 101: Causes & Relief

Heartburn—you know the uncomfortable feeling all too well, but what causes it and how can you get some relief? Causes Heartburn is caused by stomach acid backing up into the esophagus. The result is an uncomfortable burning sensation in your …

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Tips for Keeping Your New Year’s Resolution on Track

Tips for Keeping Your New Year’s Resolution on Track

Right around December 31, you were probably looking forward to the New Year and talking to your friends about the great resolutions and changes you were going to make in 2012. It has almost been a month since the year …

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7 Health Benefits of Walking

7 Health Benefits of Walking

Starting a workout routine can be a scary idea, especially if it involves joining a gym and learning how to maneuver fancy exercise equipment. However, there are simpler ways to make physical activity a regular part of your daily routine. …

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Top 10 Nutrition Myths

Top 10 Nutrition Myths

Many of us get a lot of our nutrition information from our friends, family and loved ones, but often times that information is not true. It is important to be aware of a few nutrition myths in order to make …

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Make the Most of Your Indoor Workout

Make the Most of Your Indoor Workout

You’ve already told yourself that this year is going to be different. You set your New Year’s resolution in stone; you may even have taped it onto your fridge! Now its time to put it to use. Weight loss and …

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Five Tips for Fighting Wintry Dry Skin

Five Tips for Fighting Wintry Dry Skin

The harsh winter cold can leave your skin feeling anything but soft and supple. Cold, dry air can lead to uncomfortable dried-out skin, cracks, flaking, scaly legs, a dull complexion and even inflammation. The good news is, there are plenty …

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6 Tips for a Healthy Holiday

6 Tips for a Healthy Holiday

Holidays are a truly special time of year. It is a chance to connect with loved ones, give thanks, attend plenty of parties and enjoy some delicious food and beverages. However, the holidays can be equally as nerve-wracking and stressful …

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10 Tips to Quit Smoking

10 Tips to Quit Smoking

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. According to the American Lung Association®, Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in both men and women in the United States, with tobacco smoke (both first-hand and second-hand) being the main …

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