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Military Life February 14, 2018

Decisions, Decisions! Is the New Uniformed Services BRS Right for You?

Maggie K., Senior Editor

Saving for retirement is a top priority for many Service members. And thanks to the new Uniformed Services Blended Retirement System (BRS), many members can reap the benefits of investing in their post-military futures. Members who enter the milit...

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Health & Wellness February 8, 2018

Keep Your Finger on the Pulse: Find Out If You’re at Risk for Heart Disease

The leading cause of death for both men and women in the U.S. is heart disease. With that in mind, do you know if you have a healthy heart? While you may think that your habits and lifestyle arent’t that terrible, you may be surprised to find that...

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Education February 6, 2018

The Clery Act Is Creating Safer Campuses: Is Your Institution Complying with It?

Julia S., Editor

Campus safety is a real concern for students: 1 in 5 women and 1 in 16 men are sexually assaulted while in college (National Sexual Violence Resource Center). The Clery Act requires all public and private institutions of postsecondary education...

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Health & Wellness January 30, 2018

The Flu Bug That Won't Quit: Why We Are Not out of the Clear Yet

Julia S., Editor

This flu season has proven to be quite overwhelming: According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), their influenza-like-illness (ILI) activity indicators have already passed those during the peak of the 2014-2015 season. And t...

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Education January 24, 2018

American Schools Can Join the Fight Against Child Trafficking

Christina D., Senior Editor

Slavery does not exist only in history books. Several million people are, today, victims of a modern-day form of slavery called human trafficking. Many of these victims are children. According to the National Center for Missing & Exploi...

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Health & Wellness January 18, 2018

This New Year, Flex Your Resolution Muscles and Celebrate Motivation!

Christina D., Senior Editor

What do the winter holidays mean for you? Joy and celebration? Indulgence and comfort? Family gatherings and home cooking? For some, the holiday season tests their self-control and delivers temptation at every turn. Many people overeat, drink e...

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Education January 16, 2018

Protect Your Students: Develop Strategies to Increase Campus Safety for a Healthy College Experience

Julia S., Editor

All students deserve to be and feel safe at school. It is our job to do everything in our power to ensure that is the case. To do so, we need to understand our current campus safety landscape and take the appropriate measures to prevent violence –...

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Home Life January 11, 2018

New Year, New Budget! 6 Tips for Spending Less & Saving More

Maggie K., Senior Editor

Ah, the New Year. A time to hope, dream and start fresh… with a new personal budget. As many recover from holiday (over)spending, and distant memories of shredding colored wrapping and gluttonous dinners fill the air, New Year’s resolutions about ...

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Health & Wellness January 9, 2018

A New Year, Another Broken New Year's Resolution? This Year, Give Yourself a Break and Try These Tips Instead

Katherine E., Editor

It’s that time of year again – the holidays have come and gone, the new year is upon us, and after the excess and indulgence of the festive season, we’re all in need of a health boost. Every January, about 40% of Americans make New Year’s resoluti...

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Health & Wellness December 21, 2017

Here's the Skinny: It Isn't Too Late to Get in Shape

Katherine E., Editor

There's no shortage of advice on nutrition, fitness and healthy living out there. With so many diet fads, health gurus, fitness regimes and wellness practices, it’s difficult for people to know what is right for them, those they love and their com...

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