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Colorectal Cancer Screenings Can Save Lives

Colorectal cancer is the second-leading cancer death in the United States, but it doesn’t need to be. It’s 90% preventable and extremely treatable when detected early through screening. Colorectal cancer often starts in the colon or rectum as a growth known as a polyp, which can turn into cancer.

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Staying Safe While Shoveling Snow

Clearing the snow off your driveway can seem like a pain – but it can be a real pain for your muscles and heart if you’re not careful. While it appears light and fluffy, snow can be extremely heavy. In fact, the average shovelful of snow weighs 16 pounds.

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Making Time to Eat Together

Do you remember the last time you and your family sat down and had a meal together? If not, you may want to make time for it – and on a regular basis, too. According to research, family mealtime can boost social skills and self-esteem while also enhancing family relationships.

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Get Your Flu Shot

As we enter the heart of flu season, it’s important to know the best ways to protect yourself from the illness. One of the best lines of defense is to get the flu shot annually. This vaccine can prevent serious complications from the illness and protect your whole family from becoming sick.

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