Ways To Save On Your Medical Insurance

  You may not be surprised, but according to CNBC, “No other advanced country even comes close to the United States in annual spending on health care.” The health care industry is vital to each of us, regardless how inconvenient it may seem. Thankfully, there are many practical ways you may be able to save on your medical insurance costs. Keep reading to learn a few tips.     Choose The Right Policy     Choosing the right medical insurance policy is difficult. With so many options and the pressure of the safety of you and your loved ones, it

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The Importance Of Getting Your Flu Shot

  According to the Center for Disease Control, Influenza affects millions of people each year. Hospitalizing hundreds of thousands, the common flu is something to take seriously. Typically lasting between October and March, you’re right in the middle of flu season. Thankfully, we have a solution.   Getting your flu shot is the first step to you and your family staying healthy this flu season. So long as you are over 6 months of age and don’t have any other medical concerns, there’s a vaccination for you. Here are some reminders as to why it’s important to get your flu

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Shingrix and Shingles

  You wake up hoping for a typical morning, only to discover a painful rash on the left side of your face and down your side. You’re covered in blisters so painful that it hurts to even wear a shirt. After two to four weeks with this rash, you think it’s over. That is until you develop chronic, severe nerve pain that can last months or even years.   What Is Shingles? Welcome to a day in the life of shingles, a day that nearly one out of every three people will face in their lifetime. A reawakening of the

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Why You should rent home Medical Supplies

  If you or a loved one need medical care from home due to sudden illness, injury, or old age, Family Pharmacy believes renting home medical supplies may be the answer. While we give you the option to buy or rent supplies, read on to find why you may want to stick to renting for now. Renting Is Realistic Medical supplies are costly, regardless if you are renting or buying. That being said, you should consider your current financial situation extensively. While buying allows you to own your equipment, it requires hefty upfront costs. Renting allows you to split the

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5 Recipes For The Perfect Thanksgiving Dinner

You’ve been waiting for this day all year. The smell of fall fills your home, because this year, you tried these recipes for the perfect Thanksgiving dinner. Herb and Citrus Butter Roasted Turkey If you think all Thanksgiving turkeys are the same, you’ll be surprised by the zest in this one. With the kick of lemon and boldness of garlic, you’ll be feasting on leftovers for weeks. Apple-Walnut Stuffing Stuffing is so much more than just bread and broth. Abandon the status quo with this recipe and throw fresh fruits, such as apricots, figs, raisins, and Granny Smith apples, into

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How To Plan The Perfect Fall Weekend Outing

Cooling temperatures, autumn activities, and stunning foliage make fall an amazing time to be outside. If you’ve spent summer dreaming of your perfect fall, read on for tips on planning the perfect fall weekend outing. When Do I Go? If chasing the fall colors is your goal, there are many seasonal maps that will help you find the perfect time. Leaves change for a number of reasons, primarily due to dropping temperatures and shorter day-length, so be prepared for a short window of prime fall foliage viewing. Timing is everything, especially the further north your destination is, as the transition

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How To Decorate Your Home For the Fall Season

There’s something about cooler temps, dreary skies, and falling leaves that calls for an extreme makeover, home edition, each fall. Whether hosting the neighborhood’s most extravagant fall festival or welcoming family home from coast to coast, decorating your home for fall is an exciting time. Welcome fall this year with a few tricks and treats on this season’s décor. Bring The Outside, In All seasons are special, but fall brings the warmth of nature into your home in a distinct way. Don’t be afraid to save money by creating fall wreathes and bouquets from mother nature herself. With mums and

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How To Find The Perfect Gift

We’ve all been there. Awkward smiles and hugs follow as you unwrap the latest hideously undersized birthday sweater from your great aunt. You appreciate the gesture, but start to wonder if she knows you at all. Either way, getting a gift is special, as is giving one. Here are a few tips to help you find the perfect gift this year. Forget the Price How much you spend on a gift shouldn’t matter. You might think your mom will appreciate the most expensive vase, but is that the perfect gift for her? Often the price of a gift has nothing

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Top 5 Things You Need Before You Go Camping

Camping is one of the easiest ways for you to relax and unplug from the busyness of life, but your quiet weekend in the woods can turn miserable without a few key items. Make sure you’re a happy camper despite whatever nature brings with the following key items. First Aid Kit You should always be prepared for the worst when you’re in remote locations. A minor injury can turn dangerous if you don’t have the proper equipment. With burns, cuts, and scratches all on the list of possibilities, who knows what will happen. Don’t be caught without a first aid

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Ways To Keep Your Child From Getting Sick At School

As summer turns into fall and your little one settles into their new school year or daycare program, sooner or later their nose will start running and their tummy ache will be too much to handle. Sickness is inevitable at times, but there are many ways to keep your kid from getting sick as long as possible. Boost immunity Eating well is key to a strong immune system. Do your best to pack your kid’s meals with plenty of fruits and vegetables. The more color the better. Vitamin C, Vitamin D, and iron-rich foods are crucial to increasing immunity and

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