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  • Essential Car Items For Moms
    January 22, 2019 Allison Acquaviva

    Essential Car Items For Moms

    When you're a busy mom on the go, remembering to pack everything for your child or children can be difficult. How can you possibly remember it all? Between soccer games, dance rehearsals, basketball practice, piano lessons, or just traveling in...

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  • Folic Acid Awareness Week
    January 16, 2019 Allison Acquaviva

    Folic Acid Awareness Week

    Folic Acid is a B-Vitamin - Vitamin B9 to be exact - that is necessary for proper cell growth. If Folic Acid is taken before and during early pregnancy, folic acid can prevent up to 70% of serious birth defects...

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  • Cervical Health Awareness Month
    January 14, 2019 Allison Acquaviva

    Cervical Health Awareness Month

    January is Cervical Health Awareness Month - a time when an often quiet subject is brought into light. Nearly 13,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year, and approximately 4,000 die as a result. What...

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  • Iron Deficiency & Anemia: Key Facts to Know
    January 10, 2019 Allison Acquaviva

    Iron Deficiency & Anemia: Key Facts to Know

    Iron deficiency anemia is a common type of anemia - which, is a condition where the blood lacks adequate healthy red blood cells. Red blood cells carry oxygen to the body's tissues. Iron deficiency anemia is also due to insufficient...

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  • January 9, 2019 Allison Acquaviva

    MI Paste Products - Putting Your Oral Care First

    Oral hygiene is a significant factor in keeping ourselves healthy. Our teeth, tongue, gums, and mouth are all gateways into our bodies. If we're not careful, infections can quickly and easily spread from our teeth, gums, etc., and enter into...

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  • January 8, 2019 Allison Acquaviva

    Glucosamine & Chondroitin Facts

    Chondroitin sulfate and glucosamine are popular supplements that are used to treat the pain and loss of function associated with arthritis and osteoarthritis. They are safe to try, and provide several benefits compared with prescription pain medication.  Chondroitin is a major...

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  • The Unknown, Surprising Benefits of Turmeric
    January 7, 2019 Allison Acquaviva

    The Unknown, Surprising Benefits of Turmeric

    Many Americans are beginning to search for natural remedies to replace their many medications that may have harmful side effects. Doctors and researchers are studying various natural supplements, herbs and spices that might be able to replace multiple medications, and...

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  • Understanding Menopause & Hot Flashes
    December 27, 2018 Allison Acquaviva

    Understanding Menopause & Hot Flashes

    Menopause is a normal condition that all women experience as they age. Menopause can describe any of the changes a woman goes through either just before or after she stops menstruating, marking the end of her reproductive period.  Menopause is...

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