General Interest

  1. 7 Simple Steps to a Long and Healthy Life

    Happy Heart Month!  What a blessing that just a few simple changes in your lifestyle can improve your chances of living a longer, healthier life.  The beauty is, anyone can make these changes, the steps are not expensive and even modest improvements will make a big difference.  

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  2. Headache Remedies

    Looking for a quick fix for your headache?  Get in line.  It is no wonder headache cures and remedies are so sought after.  Headaches are rampant - some worse than others, caused by hundreds of reasons from bad posture to pollution to vitamin deficiencies. 

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  3. Discount Medical Supplies for Disaster Relief

    Medical supplies are desperately needed in Haiti.  Individuals, offices and medical facilities are being asked to donate medical supplies to their state and local churches and relief organizations for delivery to earthquake victims in Port au Prince and outlying areas.  Allegro is supporting this effort by offering discounted medical supplies and medical equipment to the public, nationwide.  

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  4. Make Your Toothbrush Germ Free

    If anyone has ever said you have a dirty mouth, they were right.  A normal, healthy mouth is host to millions of germs and more than 500 identified bacterial strains.  And even though you use toothpaste to clean your teeth, and water to rinse your toothbrush, studies have shown that toothbrushes still become contaminated with bacteria, blood, saliva, oral debris and toothpaste.  The Journal of American Dental Association says that contaminated toothbrushes not only harbor, but also transmit both viruses and bacteria that cause systemic, localized and oral inflammatory diseases.

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  5. 10 New Fitness Products for Your Home Gym

    Congrats!  You made it through the holidays, but did your workout schedule?  If you're like me, you've been lifting (your fork), running (the dishwasher), and jumping (for joy) but that's the extent of it.  Now it's time to focus on YOU and what you can do to improve your health and stay motivated in the year ahead.

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  6. Stress Relief Techniques On-the Spot

    Stress can come on suddenly and not necessarily at the most convenient time.  In moments of palpable stress, when your head is about to explode and there's not a hot tub or a massage therapist in sight, arm yourself with these simple relaxation techniques to help you turn a bad situation into one of amazing grace.

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  7. Lose Weight at Home with these 5 Products

    Goodness knows it's hard enough to keep your weight in check on any 'ol ho-hum day, let alone during the ho--ho--holidays.  Heck, I can gain a pound just looking at a slice of cheesecake.  Think about this, though.  If you put on  just 1 pound a year, what will you weigh when you're 60, 70, 80 or 90?  Mind boggling.

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  8. Avoid Colds & Flu this Season: Find Out How

    Cold weather, indoor activities, school kids, lack of exercise and the stresses of everyday life = increased susceptibility to colds and flu. 

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  9. Prepare your Home for Holiday Guests

    Is your home safe for holiday guests?  If little Ian and grandpa Ray are visiting for a few days, or even just for Christmas dinner, there are simple precautions you can take to avoid the trauma of a holiday accident in your home.  

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  10. Best Gifts Under $50 - Order Today!

    If it's the thought that counts, then only a mindful gift will do.  With a little thought about who you're shopping for, you can surprise them with something they will truly use and maybe something to make their life easier.

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