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Thanksgiving Talk

Discuss Family Health History with Children Parents spend hours planning to talk with their children about the “birds and bees.” But moms and dads often ignore an equally important conversation — discussing their family’s overall health history.   That is why, in 2004,
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Family Health

Health & Fitness Plan Benefits Young & Old Many people think about ways to stay physically fit as individuals. But what about creating a health and fitness plan for the entire family?   Much like having a regular family dinner, scheduling time for physical activity
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Slow Down

Take Steps to Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease Alzheimer’s Disease is the most common type of dementia. It slowly kills brain cells and is the fifth-leading cause of death for Americans age 65 and older. But contrary to popular belief, steps can be taken to slow it down. &nbs
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