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Mexican Chicken Salad with Honey-lime Vinaigrette

Mexican Chicken Salad with Honey-lime Vinaigrette

This fresh take on the Mexican salad is bursting with fresh flavors of lime and cilantro. Ingredients Salad 3 grilled chicken breasts, thinly sliced (or 1 lb. medium grilled shrimp) 2 large orange or red bell peppers 1 head romaine, washed, shredded 2 large, firm-ripe tomatoes, cored, cut into ¼-inch dice 1 small [...]

Posted on: September 18, 2014

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Healthy Heart, Healthy Brain

Healthy Heart, Healthy Brain

The same healthy lifestyle choices that can help prevent heart disease and stroke can also help maintain healthy brain function. By Dina Rogers American Heart Association What helps your heart can help your brain too. Following a heart-healthy lifestyle can lower your chances of having a stroke, and it can also [...]

Posted on: September 18, 2014

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Skin Care Rules for Everyone

Skin Care Rules for Everyone

Small changes can make a huge difference in your skin health. There is no one-size-fits-all approach to skin care . Different skin types require different regimens. However, there are a few simple general rules of skin care that we would all be wise to follow. If you want healthy, glowing skin, start with [...]

Posted on: September 18, 2014

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Managing Your Finances in the Face of Illness

Managing Your Finances in the Face of Illness

Monitoring the financial transactions that accompany any medical challenge can require vigilance, but the long-term benefit of remaining financially secure is worth the extra effort. By Sarah O’Leary When you are in the throes of a major medical event, the last thing you want to do is manage the quality and [...]

Posted on: September 18, 2014

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Living and Thriving with RA: “I’m So Tired of Being Tired.”

Living and Thriving with RA: “I’m So Tired of Being Tired.”

When you have rheumatoid arthritis, learning to manage your energy is a critical coping skill. By Lene Andersen Adapted from Your Life with Rheumatoid Arthritis: Tools for Managing Treatment, Side Effects and Pain You have just got­ten up from a full night’s sleep and feel exhausted. You drag yourself to work, and [...]

Posted on: September 18, 2014

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Alzheimer’s Disease: A Women’s Health Issue

Alzheimer’s Disease: A Women’s Health Issue

Alzheimer’s affects more women than men, making education and awareness an essential part of your health plan. By Mia James Although Alzheimer’s disease affects both men and women, the condition is gaining attention as a women’s health issue. There is no known physiological link between gender and development of the disease, [...]

Posted on: September 18, 2014

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Tune In to Your Inner Compass

Tune In to Your Inner Compass

Many women experience anxiety, but few of us pay attention to what it is telling us about our lives. By Romila “Dr. Romie” Mushtaq, MD Have you ever experienced severe anx­iety—a sense of panic, a racing heart, shortness of breath? Maybe you have dealt with sleep issues as your brain obsesses [...]

Posted on: September 18, 2014

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Let Us All Eat Cake

Let Us All Eat Cake

By Catherine Ruehle with Sarah Scheffel Cakes have the power to el­evate an otherwise ordinary moment into something tru­ly extraordinary. They are at the center of life’s celebrations, from birthdays and weddings to gradua­tions, anniversaries, and baby show­ers. We cheer up our friends by bak­ing cakes, reward ourselves with cupcakes, and [...]

Posted on: September 18, 2014

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