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By Christina Finkle Are you one of those people who cannot afford your medications or would like to at least save on your overall costs? I know many of my clients consider these issues, so I’ve done a lot of research to help in that regard and am going to share some of that with you this month. Ma...

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By Mary McCabe Dietic Intern CUNY School of Public Health The benefits of eating lean beef far outweigh the myths on why not to eat beef. Beef is considered lean meat when a 3.5 oz (100 grams) serving of cooked beef has the following: 1) less than 10g total fat 2) less than or equal to 4.5g saturate...

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By Emma Jackson Vaccinating your children has been a hot topic in the public eye as of recently. More specifically, whether or not vaccinations cause autism in children. More and more parents have been choosing to refrain from vaccinating their children out of fear of causing that child to develop a...

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By Katy Siwirski The Me Too Movement is a movement that is against sexual harassment and sexual assault. The movement began to spread in October 2017 as a hashtag on social media in an attempt to spread knowledge, reality, and overall prevalence of sexual assault and harassment, primarily in the wor...

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By Christina Finkle First, let me tell you what Medicare Part D Extra Help is. It is a program within Medicare that assists you with the cost of your Part D prescription drug plan by paying costs associated with things like your annual drug deductible, monthly premiums, and prescription co-payments ...

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By Lucy Connery The Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo & Western New York, Inc. Anyone who lives in Buffalo or in the surrounding areas knows it as a big city, with a small town feel. The city’s branding as the “City of Good Neighbors” can be taken as true or not true, depending on your...

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By Emma Jackson If you’re anything like me, late night snacking before bed is your norm. There is just something so satisfying about laying down with a full tummy to get a good night’s sleep. But all too often I find myself staring at the ceiling until the early hours of the morning, unable to f...

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By Katy Siwirski During the 1960s, the amount of processed foods being created for consumers began to increase, and manufacturers were often making misleading claims about their products. Consumers grew concerned and worried about the level of trustworthiness of their food. In response to this conce...

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By Christina Finkle There are 20 Special Election Periods when you may change your plan. I am going to review the most applicable and common. 1. You, through no fault of your own, lose drug coverage that is at least as good as or better than Medicare’s (creditable) or your drug coverage is reduced...

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By Sue Perbody Abusive relationships can be mentally, physically, and verbally relevant. Under my circumstances, I dealt with a nearly three year long verbally and mentally abusive relationship with an individual I would consider to be a narcissistic sociopath. I attempted to leave this relationship...

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