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Aug
01
2019

Sleep Better and Feel Better with One Simple Step

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Cut Back on the Caffeine Classified as a psychoactive drug, caffeine is a bitter substance found in coffee, tea, soft drinks, chocolate, some nuts and certain medicines. It has many effects on the body’s metabolism, including stimulation of the central nervous system. It can make you feel more alert and give you a boost of
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Jul
10
2019

“Dirty Dozen” and “Clean Fifteen” List for 2019

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Every year, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) releases a Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce report that details which fruits and veggies are the least—and most—contaminated by pesticides. The guide is designed to help you make healthy and informed choices, and reduce your exposure to toxic pesticides. Dirty Dozen For the fourth year in a row,
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Jun
03
2019

Coming in 2020 – New HSA Limits

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The following chart shows the health savings account (HSA) limits that will apply for 2020, along with the 2019 limits for comparison purposes. The IRS limits for HSA contributions increase for 2020. The minimum deductible and out-of-pocket maximum limits for high deductible health plans (HDHPs) also increase for 2020. Type of Limit 2019 2020 Change
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Jan
03
2019

Beware: New Year = New Fad Diets

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January 1 signals a new calendar year, and for many Americans, a “new year, new me” mentality. In fact, according to Business Insider, getting in shape is consistently the most popular New Year’s resolution in the United States. While making lifestyle changes, as approved by a doctor, is not a bad thing, turning to a fad diet
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Dec
11
2018

This One Thing You Use All the Time May be Covered with Flu Bacteria

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With peak flu season approaching quickly, you know how important it is to constantly wash your hands and disinfect shared spaces, but there’s probably one thing you’ve been neglecting to disinfect: your cellphone. Researchers from the University of Arizona found that cellphones carried 10 times more bacteria than most toilet seats. And, what’s even more
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Dec
04
2018

3 Ways to Fight Holiday Stress

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Holiday stress plagues many Americans every year. Top holiday stressors include staying on a budget, managing multiple commitments and finding the perfect gift. Use these three tips to help keep holiday stress at bay this year. Create your budget now. If you’re stressed about how your holiday spending will impact you after the holidays are
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