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Top 10 Eye-Healthy Foods to Keep You Looking Radiant

September 15, 2021  |  https://www.vsp.com/eyewear-wellness/eye-health

There are so many anti-aging products out there it’s easy to overlook one of the most effective sources for that healthy glow – the fruits (and veggies and grains) of the earth! Below, you’ll find our top 10 look-vibrant-and-prosper foods, ranked according to flavor-potential and general awesomeness. Did we mention they’re also good for your eyes? Bonus!

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Never Too Late to Start Reading!

September 8, 2021  |  Grace Bains

Reading is that one activity that helps you escape reality and immerse yourself into another universe. The books we read help us understand the world better and form ideas. And, well, some of them also give us quotes that affect us so much that we get them tattooed. Books take you to different worlds you've never visited before, whether it is the fantasy world of Harry Potter, or the world of heartbreak like in The Fault In Our Stars.

Avocado Club Sandwich

September 8, 2021  |  https://www.acouplecooks.com/avocado-sandwich/

Here’s the most irresistible avocado sandwich: the Avocado Club! It’s filling and full of hearty flavor, the ideal easy lunch idea.

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September is Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month

September 1, 2021  |   https://www.awarenessdays.com/awareness-days-calendar/gynecological-cancer-awareness-month-2021/

September is Gynecological Cancer Awareness Month and is used as an opportunity to encourage women to become more aware about cancers of the cervix, vagina, vulva, ovaries, and uterus including early detection and prevention.

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September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

September 1, 2021  |  https://martinspoint.org/meet-martins-point/news-and-events/martins-point-news-and-updates/september-is-childhood-cancer-awareness-month

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month (CCAM) is recognized every September by childhood cancer organizations around the world.

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September is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month

September 1, 2021

September is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month, bringing attention to a struggle that many Americans face but is not widely understood. Sickle cell disease (SCD) is an inherited blood disorder that affects approximately 70,000 to 100,000 Americans. While the disease is most common among those of African descent, it can be diagnosed in people of other races and ethnicities.

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Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

September 1, 2021  |  https://www.sundancecanyonacademy.com/suicide-prevention-month-and-teens/

September is National Suicide Prevention Month, so it’s time to talk about a very difficult topic. Unlike the other leading causes of death among teens, suicide is 100% preventable. However, CDC reporting is showing that the suicide rate across the country has been rising steadily since 1999.

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Self-Care Awareness Month

September 1, 2021  |  https://nationaldaycalendar.com/self-care-awareness-month-september/

Self–Care Awareness Month in September is a time to remind us that taking care of ourselves, first and foremost, is essential. Self-care is often neglected in our everyday lives. We all tend to put others needs before our own and it is crucial to remember, that we cannot fill another’s cup from our own empty vessel. While getting a massage or taking a walk are beautiful examples of taking time for our well-being, self-care can be more expansive than that.
Self-care knows no boundaries. It is something that everyone, without any exclusions, can benefit from practicing on a daily basis.

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Creating a Budget

August 25, 2021  |  https://bettermoneyhabits.bankofamerica.com/en/saving-budgeting/creating-a-budget

Whether you’re looking to create a personal budget spreadsheet or just get a better grasp on money management, start with these six steps.

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Garlic Butter Chicken Bites with Lemon Asparagus

August 17, 2021  |  https://www.eatwell101.com/garlic-butter-chicken-bites-asparagus-recipe

This chicken and asparagus recipe is a winner for dinnertime - So much flavor and so easy to throw together!

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