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December 17, 2021

Tips for Keeping Everyone Safe During Holiday Travel

The holiday season is once again upon us, and many people will be traveling to gather with their friends and family, often in wintry or less-than-ideal travel conditions. Thanks to the ongoing global pandemic, holiday travel may feel riskier than in years past. However, there are ways you can make the journey feel safer, so …

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December 3, 2021

How to Honor International Day of People With Disabilities

Sanctioned by the United Nations, December 3 marks the International Day of People With Disabilities (IDPWD). This annual day of recognition celebrates people with disabilities worldwide, recognizing their accomplishments and their unique struggles. This year, the theme is “Fighting for Rights in the Post-COVID Era.” As a longtime advocate for public health awareness and proactive …

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November 2, 2021

Helpful Tips to Quit Smoking

Every year, smoking leads to an estimated 480,000 deaths. Although tremendous strides have been made to educate people about the health risks associated with smoking, it’s still the leading cause of preventable deaths and illnesses nationally and globally. No matter how long you’ve been a smoker, it’s never too late to quit. People who stop …

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November 1, 2021

Five Ways to Make Your Thanksgiving Feast Healthier

It’s estimated the average Thanksgiving plate contains 3,000 calories or more. And that’s just one plate! If you’re looking for ways to make your Thanksgiving feast less about gluttony and more of a celebration of living a healthy lifestyle this year, Pegalis Law Group, LLC presents five helpful tips below. Switch to the Lighter Side …

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October 18, 2021

Nightmarish Stories About Common Medical Errors

According to Johns Hopkins University studies, medical errors account for approximately 250,000 deaths in the United States per year. This makes them the third-leading cause of death among adults, right after heart disease and cancer. While we’ve all probably heard the horror stories of surgical instruments being left inside a person’s body or the wrong …

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October 4, 2021

What to Expect During a Breast Cancer Screening

Sponsored by the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc., October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. During this time, the foundation raises funds for ongoing breast cancer research while increasing public awareness about the second leading cause of cancer deaths among women. People of all ages wear pink to remember and honor loved ones lost to this …

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September 27, 2021

Tips for Having a Healthy Autumn

Are you ready for hayrides, hoodies, Halloween, pumpkin patches, and other activities associated with autumn? Soon, the leaves will change color, the temperatures will start to drop, and the days will become shorter as Daylight Savings Time begins in many regions. While you might be tempted to hibernate indoors as Old Man Winter approaches, Pegalis …

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September 16, 2021

Five Ways You Can Improve Your Cholesterol This Year

Sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), September is National Cholesterol Education Month. Cholesterol is a fat-like substance used by your body to make vitamins and hormones and build cells. There are two types of cholesterol: LDL (bad) and HDL (good). Your liver creates enough cholesterol for you. However, certain foods you …

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August 30, 2021

An Overview of the Most Common Types of Medical Lawsuits

You may have heard terms such as “medical negligence” or “medical malpractice” thrown around in the media but aren’t entirely sure of their meaning. Below, Pegalis Law Group, LLC provides an overview of the most common medical lawsuits we have witnessed over the past 50 years to educate our clients and the public as a …

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August 10, 2021

Legal Tips for Parents Sending Their Kids Off to College

If you’re a parent getting ready to send your child off to college for the first time, you’ve probably been advised from many well-meaning friends, family, colleagues, and neighbors. Be sure to give your child plenty of space as they enter adulthood. Try not to freak out about their first semester’s grades or if they …

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