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    February Is American Heart Month

    Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. Every year, 1 in 4 deaths are caused by heart disease. The good news? Heart disease can often be prevented when people make healthy choices and manage their health conditions. Communities, health professionals, and families can work together to …

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    If Caller Asks “Can You Hear Me?,” Just Hang Up

    The Better Business Bureau is warning consumers about an old scam with a new twist. The “Can You Hear Me?” scam has long been used to coerce businesses into purchasing office supplies and directory ads they never actually ordered, but now it’s targeting individual consumers, as well. For the last few days of January, more than half …

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    BBB Warns About Online Retailer

    Better Business Bureau Serving Northern Colorado and Wyoming is warning consumers that it has received 14 unanswered complaints regarding Patriot EDC, a Wyoming Limited Liability Company. Five additional complaints are open and pending. According to the company’s website, “Patriot EDC is a group of working class patriots bringing you the tools you need for day to day …

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    BBB Warning: Rocky Mountain Film Lab

    Better Business Bureau Serving Denver/Boulder is issuing a warning on a pattern of complaints concerning Rocky Mountain Film Lab. Steve Dock is the owner of the business, which specializes in obtaining images from old films, and claims to be the world’s premiere developer of antique, esoteric, vintage, outdated and old film. This business currently has …

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    BBB Offers Tips for Finding Reliable Assistance With Weight Loss, Fitness Goals

    If this is the year in which you plan to take control of your weight and fitness, Better Business Bureau (BBB) has advice that can help you evaluate fitness products or health clubs, avoid scams and find reliable businesses. BBB receives thousands of complaints each year about weight loss services, gyms, and health products. Common …

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    Americans still prefer to read printed books versus e-books and audio books

    Good news! Americans are avid readers according to a new Gallup Poll. The better news is that the great majority prefer printed books over e-books and audio books. And, nearly three quarters of respondents in the study said they favored printed books to e-books and audio books. That is also the opinion of David Bruce …

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    National Mentoring Month

    By Colonel Ben L. Walton, US Army (Ret.) January is National Mentoring Month. The purpose of the 31 day celebration is to draw attention to the need for more volunteer mentors to help young people achieve their full potential in life as they grow. Inaugurated in 2002, the Harvard School of Public Health, MENTOR and …

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    New Beginnings

    Celebrate the Grand Opening of 2017 By Marty Coffin Evans Open the windows, open the doors, welcome the New Year! What a time to celebrate all these next 365 days have to offer. Just what does “open” really mean for us? What do we open? What does it include? Familiar phrases or words such as …

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    Fighting the Flu

    The Center for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that as many as one in five Americans fall victim to the flu each year, while the number of colds suffered in the U.S. could be greater than a billion. With that, keeping your body healthy and immune system strong is imperative, especially for older adults, who …

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    Be on the Lookout for Holiday Scams

    Santa isn’t the only one keeping track of who is naughty and who is nice! Better Business Bureau is warning consumers to beware of these common holiday scams: Be cautious shopping online. Because many retailers now have chip card readers, fraud at bricks-and-mortar stores is down, so scammers have shifted their efforts online. Use a credit (not debit) …

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