Debbie Azar: December 12, 2017

THE ULTIMATE GIFT OF LOVE: DIAMONDS WHAT TO KNOW BEFORE MAKING THOSE SPARKLY HOLIDAY PURCHASES TAKING A LOOK BEYOND THE 4 C’S AT A DIAMOND’S JOURNEY FROM THE GROUND TO YOUR FINGER  Debbie Azar Co-founder Gemological Science International The average American will spend $700 on holiday gifts and goodies this year, totaling more than $465 billion, the National Retail Federation estimates. 23% of that is spent on jewelry and diamonds.  Diamonds represent perhaps the most emotional, most meaningful and significant […]

James Briscione: December 11, 2017

LAST-MINUTE FESTIVE FETES  CHEF AND ENTERTAINING EXPERT SHARES LAST MINUTE TIPS FOR HOLIDAY GATHERINGS  James Briscione Chef, Entertaining Expert and TV Personality The holiday season is in full swing and in your excitement, you’ve managed to overcommit yourself again this year! If you’re like the countless others trying to pull together a last minute festive fete and manage to cross everyone off your shopping list at the same time, don’t fret! On Monday, December 11th, […]

Matthew Pittman, MD: December 7, 2017

EXPERT OFFERS TIPS FOR CONTROLLING YOUR WEIGHT DURING THE HOLIDAY SEASON AND BEYOND More than 70% of Americans are Overweight or Obese. Learn How to Take Control.    Matthew Pittman, MD Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital Medical Director – Weight Management and Bariatric Surgery Program     Millions of Americans struggle with their weight. In fact, more than 70% of the U.S. population is considered overweight or obese. The holiday season can be a particularly difficult […]

Sam’s Corner Archive: November 28, 2017

      November 28, 2017: This week on Sam’s Corner…    CLICK HERE TO Woman Raises $300,000 For A Homeless Veteran To Thank Him For His Selfless Act READ MORE ABOUT IT Texting the wrong number created a lasting friendship for grandma and teen READ MORE ABOUT IT Her Dad Died When She Was 16. He’s Been Sending Her Flowers On Every Birthday Since READ MORE ABOUT IT Homeless Man Returns $10,000 Check To […]

Jeff Hinson: December 5, 2017

MEDICARE OPEN ENROLLMENT ENDS DECEMBER 7:  HAVE YOU REVIEWED YOUR MEDICARE PLAN? Jeff Hinson Deputy Consortium Administrator and Regional Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Denver Regional Office     If you have a Medicare health or prescription drug plan, you only have until the end of Open Enrollment, December 7, to make changes to your 2018 plan. Even if you are happy with your current Medicare coverage, you might find something better. If you miss the […]