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The Value of Healthy Eating Habits

School lunchtime provides kids a break from classroom learning experiences. The lunch meal should supply kids with important nutrients to energize their minds and bodies for the remainder of the day. Too often this goal isn’t met due to the food choices kids make or the options available.

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Ameritas Insight Hearing Adults

Hearing Well

For more than 36 million Americans, hearing loss is a permanent problem they struggle with each day. In the past five years, the number of hearing impaired people has increased nearly 10 percent.

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Helping Kids Pursue Healthy Lifestyles

National Child Health Day was initially established by President Calvin Coolidge in 1928 to focus attention on the special needs of American children of all ages. While the world and American lifestyles have changed dramatically during the past eight decades, the need remains to help kids succeed and develop healthy habits.

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Taking Care of Your Heart - Warning Signs

Be Heart Healthy

Heart disease, heart attacks, and strokes are preventable at least 80 percent of the time. The prescription for a healthy heart is to eat nutritious meals and exercise for 30 minutes five days a week.

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Eye Safety - Farm Equipment - Farm Safety Week

Take Precautions to Reduce Eye Injuries

Each year there are more than 7,500 eye injuries on American farms. Although human eyes are durable and the structure of the face helps protect the eyes from many injuries, accidents occur that can damage the eye and result in possible vision loss.

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Value of Good Health, Wellness

For Healthy Eyes and Teeth, Shop the Produce Aisle!

Nearly 90 percent of Americans do not eat enough fruits and vegetables, according to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Eating a variety of fruits and vegetables supplies your body with the vitamins, minerals, fiber, and antioxidants you need to boost your immunity and maintain your healthy body. These nutrients also protect your oral health and lower the risk of eye diseases.

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Sports - Eye, Dental Concerns

Take Steps to Prevent Injuries to Your Eyes

Every day Americans sustain injuries to their eyes, at home, on the job, or during sports activities. Of the 1.6 to 2.4 million individuals who experience eye injuries, an estimated 40,000 will be legally blind in the injured eye. Surprisingly, 90 percent of these injuries could have been prevented, if protective eyewear had been worn.

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Take a Rest From Your Labors

Many people cut back on sleep hours, believing that losing an hour or two of sleep won’t make much difference. But, sleep is important for our minds and bodies to work properly. It affects our ability to think clearly and to recall ideas and experiences from the past, and to deal with challenges and stressors encountered throughout the day.

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Another Reason to Kick the Habit

Impact of tobacco products on your oral health Bad breath: when you smell it, you want to quickly hand the offender a piece of chewing gum or a mint. While bad breath often results from the foods we consume, it can also come from periodontal disease. Periodontal or gum disease is caused by bacteria in … Read Full Article