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Health & Wellness January 30, 2018

The Flu Bug That Won't Quit: Why We Are Not out of the Clear Yet

Julia S., Editor

This flu season has proven to be quite overwhelming: According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), their influenza-like-illness (ILI) activity indicators have already passed those during the peak of the 2014-2015 season. And t...

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Education January 24, 2018

American Schools Can Join the Fight Against Child Trafficking

Christina D., Senior Editor

Slavery does not exist only in history books. Several million people are, today, victims of a modern-day form of slavery called human trafficking. Many of these victims are children. According to the National Center for Missing & Exploi...

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Health & Wellness January 18, 2018

This New Year, Flex Your Resolution Muscles and Celebrate Motivation!

Christina D., Senior Editor

What do the winter holidays mean for you? Joy and celebration? Indulgence and comfort? Family gatherings and home cooking? For some, the holiday season tests their self-control and delivers temptation at every turn. Many people overeat, drink e...

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Education January 16, 2018

Protect Your Students: Develop Strategies to Increase Campus Safety for a Healthy College Experience

Julia S., Editor

All students deserve to be and feel safe at school. It is our job to do everything in our power to ensure that is the case. To do so, we need to understand our current campus safety landscape and take the appropriate measures to prevent violence –...

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Home Life January 11, 2018

New Year, New Budget! 6 Tips for Spending Less & Saving More

Maggie K., Senior Editor

Ah, the New Year. A time to hope, dream and start fresh… with a new personal budget. As many recover from holiday (over)spending, and distant memories of shredding colored wrapping and gluttonous dinners fill the air, New Year’s resolutions about ...

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Health & Wellness January 9, 2018

A New Year, Another Broken New Year's Resolution? This Year, Give Yourself a Break and Try These Tips Instead

Katherine E., Editor

It’s that time of year again – the holidays have come and gone, the new year is upon us, and after the excess and indulgence of the festive season, we’re all in need of a health boost. Every January, about 40% of Americans make New Year’s resoluti...

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Health & Wellness December 21, 2017

Here's the Skinny: It Isn't Too Late to Get in Shape

Katherine E., Editor

There's no shortage of advice on nutrition, fitness and healthy living out there. With so many diet fads, health gurus, fitness regimes and wellness practices, it’s difficult for people to know what is right for them, those they love and their com...

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Home Life December 20, 2017

Ring in the New Year Right: 5 Key Steps to Becoming Debt-Free and Achieving Financial Freedom in 2018

Julia S., Editor

December is a great time for self-reflection. Many take this time to follow up with the New Year's resolutions they had made the year before, asking themselves if they accomplished what they had set their minds to. Getting out of debt is a reso...

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Health & Wellness December 14, 2017

Kick the Habit: 6 Steps to Quit Smoking and Live a Tobacco-Free Life

Maggie K., Senior Editor

Smoking stinks. Everyone knows this. It’s bad for every organ in the body and is the leading cause of lung cancer. Yet, tobacco use in the U.S. is still responsible for 480,000 deaths each year. In fact, smokers die about 10 years earlier than non...

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Health & Wellness December 12, 2017

Promoting Healthy Living Pays Off: Help Your Employees or Community Focus on Nutrition and Fitness

Heather M., Editor

With the holiday season upon us, it's a good time for people to think about their New Year's resolutions and start getting back in shape. Business and community leaders, take note: This is the perfect time of year to promote well-being. Help th...

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