Showing posts from December, 2012

Holiday Recipe: Nutty Pimento Cheese Ball

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Holiday Recipe: Cider Glazed Root Vegetables

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Holiday Recipe: Maple-Pecan Sweet Potato Casserole

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Tips to Help You Stop Stressin'

The holidays are almost here. That usually means shopping, cooking and spending time with family. Money worries also tend to pop up this time of year. All of this adds up to stress! But this special time of year doesn’t have to cause headaches and sadness.

What the Holidays Are Really About

Every year you rush through the holidays in a frenzy of shopping, eating, drinking, and traveling. You spend too much. You overindulge. Your stress level goes through the roof. And when it’s all over, you vow that next year you’ll do things differently. You’ll reconnect to the spirit of the holidays. Well, next year is here. Before you get caught up in the holiday hustle, remember last year’s mayhem. Then think about how you can bring spirituality and altruism to the holiday table. 

Menopause Myths

Beyond the jokes and the “Menopausal women are hotter” coffee mugs, today’s women are serious about understanding menopause.

5 Heart Tests That Can Save Your Life

This is only a test. But it could be one of the most important tests you’ll ever take. If one of your heart’s many parts stops working properly—like the electrical system that makes it beat, the arteries that keep it nourished or the valves that help it pump blood—your doctor can use a variety of tests to determine the problem. These tests use different types of technology to measure your heart’s activity or “see” inside your body to watch it as it works, says Mary Norine Walsh, M.D., a cardiologist and spokeswoman with the American Heart Association (AHA). If you show signs of heart problems—such as chest pain, shortness of breath or lightheadedness—your doctor may recommend one or more of these common tests.

13 Healthy Gift Ideas For Everyone On Your List

It’s the same year after year. As the holidays draw nearer and you have less time to shop, the chances of everyone on your list getting a fruitcake grow exponentially. But it doesn’t have to be that way this year. You can give colleagues, friends and loved ones personal presents they’ll love—and that promote good health.

5 Gifts To Give Yourself

During the holiday season, many of us are busy planning and attending parties, cooking cleaning and shopping, but we often forget to take time out for ourselves. Don’t forget to give yourself the gift of health, too. It’s really easy to get overwhelmed during the holidays. GMC recommends these five things to keep yourself healthy this holiday season.