Issue 25: Nov/Dec 2017

Gyn Notes

Urinary Tract Infections
Are They All The Same?

Urinary Tract Infection

A urinary tract infection, commonly known as a UTI, can affect the bladder, kidneys, ureters or the urethra. It causes uncomfortable symptoms and it's important to have it treated while it is still in the lower part of the urinary tract and before it spreads to the kidneys....
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Little Notes

Cookie Season

gingerbread cookie

According to, eating foods with uncooked eggs or uncooked flour can cause food poisoning. Salmonella, E.coli, and other harmful bacteria can be found in raw cookie dough...
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Relax and Sleep

Relax and Sleep

An easy way to reduce your holiday stress is by getting enough sleep. The average person requires 7-9 hours of sleep each night and holiday stress can make it hard to unwind at the end of the day...
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Safe Holiday Travel

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, "the most traveled holiday period of the year is Thanksgiving weekend," and DUI arrests are "at their highest between Thanksgiving and the end of the New Year's weekend."
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Giving Thanks

keeping a gratitude journal can do more than just promote positive feelings

More and more scientific research is showing that having "gratitude" is good for your health. A study done at the University of California-Davis found that being grateful can...
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On a Lighter Note
The holiday season is almost here!

The holiday season is almost here! And most of us want to spend our time visiting with family and friends and not necessarily creating something complicated in the kitchen. Here is an easy appetizer selection from the 2017 Christmas with Southern Living holiday cooking and decorating book. The recipe serves 12 and the "hands-on" time to prepare these pretty appetizers is only 5 minutes!

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