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Great American Smokeout 11/16/17 (US)

  The American Cancer Society hosts the Great American Smokeout every year on the third Thursday of November.  It started in the 1970s as a way to help smokers quit by having them donate the money they would have spent on cigarettes to a high school scholarship fund.  The event has led to more…

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12 Ways to Make Your Office Better for Your Health

  While people are quick to recognize the physical stress that goes into jobs like construction, they’re less quick to recognize how the stress from other types of jobs affect health.  Workers in office jobs continually deal with stress, sedentary behavior, and unhealthy habits, which can take quite a toll both physically and mentally….

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Events – November 2017

 November 2017 Calendar of Events   United States Properties   Marseilles, IL The Race Against Melanoma-Nov 4th This 5K Run raises money for the Melanoma Society. Race starts at the Oswego East High School. Rochelle’s 7th Annual Turkey Trot 2017 This is a “no frills” 5K. Event will be timed, but no awards will…

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Panna Cotta with Oranges

  Ingredients: 2 tablespoons water 1 teaspoon unflavored gelatin 1/4 cup honey 2/3 cup canned fat free evaporated milk 1 cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt or plain low-fat yogurt 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom Two large navel oranges, peeled and cut into segments 4 fresh mint sprigs (optional) Directions: Make the gelatin is a small…

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Stress Management During the Holidays

    While most people love the holiday season, it can also be one of the most stressful times of the year.  Parties, shopping, baking, cleaning and entertaining can all take up a lot of time and can become too much to handle.  A poll by the American Psychological Association shows that 8 out…

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Why it is Important to Take a Break From Technology

  While technology is incredibly useful, and much needed, it can be far too easy to become too dependent on it, and have our devices with us at all times.  84% of cell phone users say they wouldn’t be able to go a single day without their device, and 67% of cell phone users…

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American Diabetes Awareness Month

  Diabetes is a disease that impacts millions of people. Because it is so widespread, there is an entire month dedicated to the awareness and management of it, and the month is November. Many consider Thanksgiving and football with the month of November, but there is a greater underlying theme to the month in…

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Lima, Ohio

  Lima is a city in and the county seat of Allen County, Ohio, United States. The municipality is in northwestern Ohio along Interstate 75 approximately 72 miles north of Dayton and 78 miles south-southwest of Toledo. With a population of almost 40,000 Lima is the principal city of the Lima-Van Wert-Wapakoneta Ohio metropolitan…

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Patience Lake, Saskatchewan

  Patience Lake is a lake in central Saskatchewan, Canada east of Saskatoon. The lake is in the rural municipality of Blucher No. 343. The lake serves as a groundwater discharge region for higher elevations to the east and west. At the south end of the lake, the Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan operates a…

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Common Questions About Counseling; Why Should You See A Counselor?

    The American Counseling Associations defines counseling as “a professional relationship that empowers diverse individuals, families, and groups to accomplish mental health, wellness, education, and career goals.”  Counseling is appropriate for anyone, at any stage in their life.  Unfortunately, there can be a bit of a taboo around needing to see a counselor,…