Do you decorate for the holidays with a lot of color? Treat your plate the same way. Fruits and vegetables will add flavor, color and nutrients to holiday favorites. And they help you feel fuller longer so you can avoid the temptation to overeat.

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Keep the inevitable indulgences in check by staying active. Enjoy some winter sports for a change of pace, or schedule in a quick walk or workout between festivities.

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Worries about work, money, health care, staying safe in the COVID-pandemic — as well as broader issues like discrimination and climate change — can pile on the stress... not to mention stress that can come with the holidays.

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The holidays are often thought of as a season for giving, and the gift of a donation can go incredibly far.

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The urgency to disseminate the latest cardiovascular and stroke science to colleagues around the world has never been greater.

The American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2021 was a global, virtual experience with compelling science presented Nov. 13-15, 2021.
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Important Dates in December

12/1 World Aids Day

12/2 Special Education Day

12/3 International Day of Persons with Disabilities

12/6 Hanukkah Ends

12/5-12/11 National influenza vaccination week - CDC

12/10 Human Rights Day

12/21 First Day of Winter

12/24 Christmas Eve

12/25 Christmas Day

12/26 Kwanzaa begins

12/31 New Year’s Eve

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