Monthly Archives: February 2017

From the Goodness of the Tooth: Could Your Mouth Put You at Risk for Heart Disease?

February could be called the month of the heart. Last week, because of Valentine’s Day, you may have seen heart-shaped balloons in your office, or received heart-shaped candy boxes from your special someone. Plus, February kicked off with Women’s Heart … Continue reading

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Employees Want Better Insurance, According to Survey

Employees want better insurance benefit options (health, dental and vision), according to a recent study by the marketing agency Fractl. The study asked 2,000 U.S. workers, ranging in age from 18 to 81, what benefits they’d consider most when deciding between a … Continue reading

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The Eyelash of the Beholder: How Lashes Play a Vital Role for Your Eyes

Did you know your eyelashes have glands? Or that you might have mites on your eyelashes? Some interesting facts about eyelashes include: Eyelashes fall out daily. Sometimes, as many as five drop in one day. You have more eyelashes on … Continue reading

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Spiced Almonds

Packed with vitamin E, protein and fiber, almonds are one of the most nutrient-dense tree nuts. Spice them up with sweet paprika, cayenne pepper and a touch of brown sugar for a healthy snack. Ingredients 1 large egg white 2 … Continue reading

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A Pain in the Tooth: What to Do if You Suffer from Tooth Sensitivity

Do your front teeth hurt when you breathe in the cold winter air? What about when you warm up with a healthy Veggistrone soup? Does brushing and flossing make you wince? If you answered yes to any of these questions, … Continue reading

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Mushroom, Asparagus, and Roasted Red Pepper Pizza

February 9th is National Pizza Day! Make your next pizza a healthier one with this recipe that’s loaded with mushrooms, asparagus and red peppers. Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 (1-pound) package presliced cremini mushrooms 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar 12 ounces … Continue reading

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How to Enjoy Football without Hurting Your Smile

Are you ready for some football? The big game is this Sunday, with the New England Patriots facing off against the Atlanta Falcons. If you’re at all like us, you might wonder why football players smear eye black (a glob … Continue reading

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