Vol. 4, No. 1 | January 2012




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America Goes Electric
Honey, Did You Plug in the Car?

US MED Gives BackIf you are going all-electric for your next car, your motto today is simple: Plan Ahead. Where and when you charge is going to become important.

Some electric cars can be charged at home with a stove-type outlet or, in the case of the hybrid Chevy Volt, an ordinary plug-in. A full charge will take up to eight hours and, in the case of the all-electric Nissan Leaf, that offers about 100 miles of driving.

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Winning the Lottery!
Small Lottery Bets Have Entertainment Value and More

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Historians say the American Revolution was financed in part by lotteries, and so was Harvard, so lotteries have a peculiar place in American history. .

Last year, we wagered $58.8 billion on them, according to the North American Association of State & Provincial Lotteries (NASPL). The 43 states and District of Columbia that allow lotteries kept about $18 billion in profits.

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Tax Time Preparation
The Mortgage Interest Deduction


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It's that time again when Uncle Sam picks your pocket for taxes and, if you are writing out a check this year, you might want to ask yourself if a nice, fat mortgage interest deduction would come in handy next year.


For many people it certainly will. Mortgage interest is tax deductible. This means it is one of the expenses that reduces the amount of income on which you pay taxes. .

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Wet Dog Shaking?
Why He Does It

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One of the world's great questions has finally been answered by Georgia Tech researchers: Why do dogs shake when they're wet?


Their article, titled "The Wet-dog Shake," was published in the journal Fluid Dynamics. The nature of such demonstrations was investigated by a fluid mechanics physicist and his learned colleagues.


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Recipe: Beef Stew
Low Caloric & Diabetic Friendly Recipe

US MED Gives BackBeing healthy doesn't have to be boring. You can indulge a little if you want to, just don't over do it. This Beef Stew is a great alternative to eating higher caloric and carbohydrate rich food.

Total Servings: 10
Serving size: 1 cup

1 1/2 Starch
2 Vegetable
Very Lean Meat

Calories: 138
Total Fat: 2 g
Cholesterol: 22 mg
Sodium: 440 mg
Carbohydrate: 20 g
Protein: 10 g

Click here for the recipe...


This recipe is an excerpt from The American Diabetes Association's "Diabetes Meals on $7 a Day or Less". US MED delivers you your diabetic supplies and with each diabetic delivery you receive a free 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 in the mail to you immediately..


Diabetic Cookbook
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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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