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Remove the Core!

Want an easy way to remove the core from a pear? Try a melon baller!  To do this, place a melon baller on top of the core of the pear and push it in. It should be easy to scoop out! Once you remove the core, your pear should be good to eat without any hassle! 

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Pears on Pizza?

There are so many strange toppings that people put on pizza. If you’re a fan of pineapples on pizza, then you may want to try out pears on your pie! We know it sounds strange, but this combination packs a sweet punch to your savory meal. Adding pears to your pizza also gives you a healthy dose of vitamins and minerals to help you feel a little less guilty about indulging in a portion of unhealt...

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Pre-workout Snack

Need a healthy energy booster before you go work out? Try eating a pear!  Pears are a surprisingly good pre-workout snack. They are high in fiber and nutrients that can help fuel you through your entire workout. A medium-sized pear contains 5.5 grams of fiber! That’s enough energy to keep you going to the end of your workout.

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Potassium-loaded Pears

If you’re like most people, your diet is likely filled with sodium-heavy processed foods. Too much sodium can lead to high blood pressure and many other issues. The best way to fight these high sodium levels is to stay hydrated and to increase your potassium intake. Besides bananas, many other fruits are high in potassium. Pears, specifically, have 200 mg of potassium per serving! Potassium he...

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The Grown-Up's Chicken Pox

I’m sure you’ve all heard that once you get chicken pox you’ll never get it again, and while that’s true if you came down with chickenpox in the past it’s possible that you may eventually find yourself with a case of shingles. Shingles is most common in the elderly but can develop in children and young people if they have had chickenpox. The chickenpox virus stays dormant in your body even afte...

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Slips and Falls Are No Laughing Matter

Did you know that according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) falls are the leading cause of accidental deaths and injuries among the elderly population of America? And according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), slips, trips, and falls make up the majority of workplace accidents. Those are some pretty harrowing facts. Elderly people aren’t the o...

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The Cold's Uglier Cousin

Did you know that your “chest cold” could actually be something a little more serious? Acute bronchitis, to be precise. Bronchitis often starts off as a simple common cold, but if the cold goes untreated it can worsen into this lower respiratory infection. Bronchitis is more common in fall and winter than in other seasons. The symptoms of bronchitis are similar to those of the common cold, but ...

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Things You Should Know About Your Insurance

Do you have any questions about your insurance? Not sure what different aspects of your policy mean? Hopefully, HealthCARE Express can help you to understand what it all means.   What is a deductible? This is the amount you pay for covered health care before your insurance plan starts to payout. For example, some plans may require you pay out the first $1,000 of the covered service yourself b...

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Donuts with Santa!

On December 21, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., we will be hosting Donuts with Santa at our location at 1021 W. Collin Raye Dr., De Queen, AR. Parents can bring their children to the clinic to enjoy donuts with Santa himself, free of charge! When we’re all done, you can stick around after donuts for festive crafts and opportunities to take pictures with Santa!      Can't wait to see you t...

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More Than A Chest Cold

Did you know that your “chest cold” could actually be something a little more serious? Acute bronchitis, to be precise. Bronchitis often starts off as a simple common cold, but if the cold goes untreated it can worsen into this lower respiratory infection. Bronchitis is more common in fall and winter than in other seasons. The symptoms of bronchitis are similar to those of the common cold, but ...

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