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Posted July 01, 2015in Advice Column, Johnston, Urbandale, Windsor Heights

Choose laughter

Are you stressed? Feeling gloomy? Just had a “bad” day? As you age, the feelings of being “blue” or having a “bad” day may arise for a number of reasons. The feeling of being disconnected from family members and the lack of socialization are two contributing factors for feeling gloomy.

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Posted July 01, 2015in Advice Column, Johnston, Urbandale

Pet insurance — thought about it?

I’ve recently talked to a couple people with a pet having a medical issue, so it got me wondering about insurance for a pet. I knew it was available, but what and how does it cover and what about cost. Lucy is my 5 year old Rat Terrier you see

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Posted July 01, 2015in Advice Column, Johnston

Alternate decision-making

Our firm specializes in issues of alternate decision-making. Our clients often assist family members with decision-making. Whether is it is an aging parent, or a child with a disability, these informal arrangements are common. However, sometimes a more formal legal solution is necessary. If the person’s mental capacity is in

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Posted July 01, 2015in Advice Column, Grimes, Johnston

Is your pet afraid of loud noises?

We all seem to enjoy summertime, with the warm temperatures, long days and fun festivities.  Some pets, however, may suffer from noise phobias caused by storms, fireworks and construction projects that are in full-swing at this time of year. Dogs seem to be most affected by noise phobias, but cats and

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Posted July 01, 2015in Advice Column, Johnston

Q: Do professional athletes benefit from chiropractic?

A: Whether you are a professional athlete, exercising at the gym, or a youngster in gymnastics, all active people benefit from chiropractic adjustments! You don’t even have to be injured, in pain, or push your body to the maximum like a professional athlete to get the same benefit that the

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Posted July 01, 2015in Advice Column, Johnston

Work toward your own financial Independence Day

The Fourth of July — Independence Day — is right around the corner. But one
day, you’ll want to be able to declare your own Financial Independence Day.
Here are a few suggestions to help you along the way: First, control your debts. It’s not always easy, in this day and age, to

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Posted July 01, 2015in Advice Column, Johnston

Q: How can chiropractic help sports-related injuries?

Keeping athletes healthy, and helping those athletes perform at their peak potentials is a key component of chiropractic care and chiropractic rehabilitation of healthy, as well as, injured athletes. Before deciding to participate in any sport or sporting event it is always a good idea, and required by schools in your

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Posted June 10, 2015in Adel, Altoona, Advice Column, Ames, Ankeny, Beaverdale, Bondurant, Boone, Clear Lake, Clive, Des Moines West, Downtown, Greene County, Grimes, Johnston, Norwalk, Perry, Pleasant Hill, Urbandale, Waukee, West Des Moines, Windsor Heights, Winterset

Recycling happens at the landfill, too

Recycling Centers recycle many items but did you know that there is recycling going on at the landfill too. There are many things that cross the landfill scales that never go into the landfill itself. Appliances, yard waste, auto batteries, tires, metal and hazardous waste are all kept out of

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Posted June 03, 2015in Advice Column, Johnston

Q: Can I have a hamburger off the grill and stay healthy?

A: Burgers are one of America’s favorite meats to grill. Here are great ideas to get you started building a better burger this summer. Lean Beef. Start with lean ground beef, such as 90% to 96% lean. A three-ounce serving of 95% lean ground beef provides 140 calories and 5

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Posted June 03, 2015in Advice Column, Johnston, Urbandale

Include your pet in emergency plans

Spring storm season has arrived. During this time, people practice emergency drills to prepare for weather or other disasters. Many families have household emergency plans, but does your plan include your pets? Our pets are part of our families, and they depend on us for their safety and well-being. Taking

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