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King v. Burwell: What the Supreme Court Ruling Could Mean

Posted by Elizabeth Hoffler on February 26th, 2015 | No Comments »

Advocacy - The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has helped millions of individuals gain access to health care. The law addressed three of the major factors in a dysfunctional health care system—cost, quality and access. As of February 2015 over 19 million people have signed up for health insurance plans made available by the ACA. However, the Supreme Court could potentially risk dismantling this new health care system through the case, King V. Burwell.

6 Exercise Activities for You and Your Sweetheart

Posted by Monique Smaby on February 13th, 2015 | No Comments »
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Exercise Daily - Valentine’s Day is usually all about chocolate, candy, jewelry and flowers. This February change it up and add a healthy twist to your date plans. Research has shown that maintaining a healthy diet and exercising regularly can prevent many cancers and reduce other health risks. Exercising with your sweetheart is a fun way to spend time together and do something good for your bodies.

Decadent and Healthy Valentine’s Day Dessert

Posted by Monique Smaby on February 12th, 2015 | No Comments »
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Healthy Eating - Dark Chocolate Panna Cotta with Honeyed Berries Whether it is a holiday or a normal week night, healthy eating should always be a priority in your life. Surprise your sweetheart on Valentine’s Day with this elegant dark chocolate panna cotta with honeyed berries dessert. Originally made with heavy cream, you can use gelatin and yogurt instead to create a healthy version of this Italian tradition. This light and silky dessert can be made with different fruits, ...

Yes, We Know Another Six Weeks of Winter

Posted by Maggie KleeMaggie Klee on February 11th, 2015 | No Comments »
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Prevention - It’s only February and 2015 has already experienced some severe winter storms. Snow has blanketed the Northeast, especially Boston, which received a record-breaking 78 inches of snow in 17 days. Thousands have been snowed into their homes and the storms are still coming. In preparation for the prolonged cold weather, here are some tips to keep you and your family healthy for the remainder of the season.