Healthy Living

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How to Read an Explanation of Benefits

What is an explanation of benefits? Every once in a while, you’ll get an Explanation of Benefits, also known as an “EOB” from your health insurer. What is it? What is it trying to tell you? Is it a bill? No, it’s not a bill, but it does have useful information.

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What is Pneumonia

Every year during cold and flu season, we hear about how to tell if your sniffles and sore throat mean you have a cold or the flu. Pneumonia causes many similar symptoms, but can be far more serious if left untreated.

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Lightened-Up Thanksgiving Leftovers

During the holidays, it can be hard to stick to a healthy lifestyle. Although indulgences, like a favorite holiday food, are fine in moderation, treating yourself regularly throughout the holiday season can establish poor eating habits that may be hard to break when the new year rolls around. The days

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Healthy Halloween Tips For Families

Although Halloween is a lot of fun, you might be wondering how to navigate this candy-filled holiday in a smart way. We’ve compiled some of our favorite tricks for making your Halloween just a little bit healthier.

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National Prescription Take Back Day

Twice a year, the Drug Enforcement Administration holds National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. At selected locations, unwanted, unused or expired medications will be safely and anonymously collected.

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Fire Safety for Families

Did you know that October 6 through 12 is Fire Prevention Week? Since 1922, Fire Prevention Week has been observed during the week of October 9 to commemorate the Great Chicago Fire, which caused devastating damage to the city of Chicago in 1871. This year’s theme is “Not All Heroes Wear Capes: Plan and Practice Your Escape.”

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