Vol. 3, No. 10 | October 2011




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Decorating on a Shoestring Budget
Halloween Doesn't Have to be Costly

US MED Gives BackYou can make memories as well as decorations this Halloween season, without breaking your budget.

Halloween comes in right behind Christmas as the most popular holiday for yard decorations.

A recent survey found that over 73 percent of Americans celebrate, spending a whopping $1.6 billion on decorations, $2.12 billion on costumes, $35 million on greeting cards and nearly $2 billion on Halloween candy. The average adult spends $44 on candy alone

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Great Exercise Routines
Gentle and Fun Exercises!

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Qi Gong (pronounced "chee-gong") is a gentle form of exercise that's very similar to tai chi or yoga. It consists of slow, natural movements that help you breathe, stretch, build strength, and improve your mood.

It's great for seniors because it is mild and gentle. Qi Gong started in Asia over 2000 years ago, and it is now practiced all over the world by people of all ages and fitness levels.

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Why Do We Say Stuff Like That?
How Common Expressions Arose


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According the phrases.org.uk, most common expressions arose from common circumstances that are sometimes no longer common.

"Here comes the bigwig."

The Bourbon kings of France, and in particular Louis XIII (1601 - 1643) were prematurely bald. It was Louis who started wearing wigs and as the king does, so his courtiers. As the custom went on, wigs became larger and larger until they sometimes required a scaffold to erect on the head of the victim. Some wigs housed birds. Eventually, the fashion became so extreme that it became unfashionable. But in England, British barristers still wear wigs, making the phrase both ancient and contemporary.

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Honey, Will You Print Me a Wrench?
3-D Printing Becomes a Reality

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A company called Z-Corporation specializes in 3-D printing.


Featured in a National Geographic video on YouTube, and the subject of an investigation by the email debunker Snopes.com, this 3-D is real.


Here's how it works. An object, any object, is scanned with a sophisticated scanning machine that makes a blueprint of the object in a computer. The blueprint is detailed smaller than a human hair.


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Recipe: Pumpkin Muffins
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. These Pumpkin Muffins are a great alternative to eating higher caloric and carbohydrate rich food.

   Total Servings: 6

   Serving size: 1/6 recipe

   Exchanges:1 fat
                         1/2 other carbohydrate
                         1 starch

   Calories: 174.5

   Total Fat: 5.1 g
   Sodium: 175.3 mg 
328.2 g  

4.7 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..


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

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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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