Vol. 3, No. 9 | September 2011




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Your Love Can Last
Science Proves It

US MED Gives BackSome research has suggested that romantic love lasts only 12 to 15 months, but brain scans are proving that to be wrong.

Scientists used Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) on the brains of men and women who said they were still intensely in love after an average of 21 years of marriage. When they viewed photos of their partners, their brains reacted.

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Learn, Love, Laugh
Ways to a Satisfying Life

US MED Gives BackIPsychologist Martin Seligman says you can change your character in order to have a happier life.

In Character Strengths and Virtues: A Handbook and Classification (Oxford University Press, 2004), edited by Christopher Peterson, 24 traits are listed as qualities we can aspire to. The top 10 are:

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Think About Your Home
When Planning for Retirement


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A home can mean security if the mortgage is paid off and you can afford the taxes and upkeep. What's more, you can borrow against it for big, unforeseen expenses.

Financial advisor Jane Bryant Quinn says a mortgage should be paid off with current income, not with cash from an IRA or 401(k). Additionally, retirement accounts provide liquidity and are protected from creditors.

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Trouble on the Bridge
Piracy: An Old Problem in New Times

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Peaceful oceans have become dangerous highways. For the international merchant marine fleet carrying cargo and passengers, an old threat is now a new reality: Piracy.


Between February 2010 and February 2011, there were 286 piracy-related incidents off the coast of Somalia, resulting in 67 hijacked ships, with 1,130 mariners onboard. Currently, over 750 are being held for ransom.



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Recipe: Mushroom Quiche
Low Caloric & Diabetic Friendly Recipe

US MED Gives BackBeing healthy doesnt have to be boring. You can endulge a little if you want to, just dont over do it. This Mushroom Quiche is a great alternative to eating higher caloric and carbohydrate rich food.

   Total Servings: 6

   Serving size: 1/6 recipe

   Exchanges:  1 1/2 starch
                           1 Medium-fat meat
                           2 fat

   Calories:       290

   Total Fat: 16 g
   Cholesterol: 124 mg
   Sodium: 386 mg   
23 g

12 g 

Click here for the recipe...


This recipe is an excerpt from Graham Kerr's "Simply Splenda® Cookbook". US MED delivers you your diabetic supplies andwith each diabetic delivery you receive afree gift. For your first order we would like to send you a diabetic cookbook full of easy, tasty and diabetic-friendly recipes. Be sure to mention that you would like your first gift to be the diabetic cookbook and we will put it out in the mail to you immediately..


Diabetic Cookbook
a FREE gift

yours to keep for trying us out!

An additional gift to help you lead a healthier life while still eating the foods you love!

United States Medical Supply, Inc.We all love to eat! But when you are managing your blood glucose, sometimes choosing the right foods can be very difficult. We have found a cookbook that will help you make the decisions that will keep your blood glucose in check and provide you with options that we know you'll love.

As always, be sure to check with your dietician, nutritionist or primary care physician before going on any specific diet plan.



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