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Blood Donation; Credits: seiksoon/iStock/ThinkstockDonating Blood: The Process

January marks National Blood Donor Month—know what to expect before, during, and after donating blood. More...

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Winter Home Safety

Minimize the risks of fires and other hazards throughout the winter with these tips. More...

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Healthy Living in the New Year

Follow these tips to develop a healthy, reasonable weight loss program for the new year. More...

Arbor Day History

Take a look back at the history of Arbor Day, a national celebration honoring the importance of trees. More...

credit cardsDangers of Credit Cards

While you may think credit cards are dangerous because the possibility of theft, that' s actually not the case. More...