• Valentines

    Valentines

    Make A Date With Your Heart! February is American Heart Month, and Valentine’s Day is a great time to start taking steps to be heart-healthy. Prevent and control high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and diabetes. Avoid smoking and secondhand smoke. Limit alcohol use. Maintain a healthy weight. Be active. Eat healthy.   Be food-conscious. Consider

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  • American Heart Month

    American Heart Month

    The perfect gift this Valentine’s Day is the gift of heart health. Along with Valentine’s Day, February marks American Heart Month, a great time to commit to a healthy lifestyle and make small changes that can lead to a lifetime of heart health. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women.

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  • Cold Remedies

    Cold Remedies

    There’s no cure for the common cold. But what about cold remedies that claim to make you feel better faster? Find out what’s effective Cold remedies are almost as common as the common cold, but are they effective? Nothing can cure a cold, but there are some remedies that might help ease your symptoms and

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  • Boost workout

    Boost workout

    Just because it’s too cold for your normal three-mile outdoor run doesn’t mean the treadmill has to be a monotonous exercise in staring at a blank wall. Check out these tips below to add some boost to your treadmill workout! ___   SPEED TRAINING Sprinting can be one of the best exercises for building muscle

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  • Fall superfoods

    Fall superfoods

    The weather is getting cooler, but fall is the time to start eating some of these Fall superfoods and enjoy their health benefits! Apples Sweet or tart, apples are satisfying eaten raw or baked into a delicious dish. Just be sure to eat the skin—it contains hearty-healthy flavonoids. Health benefits include: Full of antioxidants 4

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  • How much should the average adult exercise every day?

    How much should the average adult exercise every day?

    For most healthy adults, the Department of Health and Human Services recommends these exercise guidelines: Aerobic activity. Get at least 150 minutes a week of moderate aerobic activity or 75 minutes a week of vigorous aerobic activity. You also can do a combination of moderate and vigorous activity. The guidelines suggest that you spread out

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  • 10 Preventive Care Tips at 50+

    10 Preventive Care Tips at 50+

    One of the best ways to stay on the move is with preventive health care. Key screenings and tests can help your doctor find medical problems early — before they cause bigger problems that make them more complicated to treat.1. Blood pressure check. High blood pressure can cause a heart attack, a stroke, and eye and kidney problems — without you even knowing your blood pressure is high. That’s why it’s

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  • How to Make Hydration a Habit

    How to Make Hydration a Habit

    Summer is here and with temperatures rising its really important to stay hydrated. Many people are so busy that they barely have time to eat, let alone pause for a water break, and you may find you often go hours and hours without quenching your thirst. But staying hydrated has real advantages, including helping you maintain your energy and focus so you

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  • The importance of wearing sunscreen

    The importance of wearing sunscreen

    The summer season is a time for fun and relaxation. For most people, school is out, summer work hours are in, and barbecues are heating up. However, your summer fun can quickly come to an end once those UVA and UVB rays attack your skin! During the summer, when the UV index is the strongest,

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  • 6 Easy Ways to Prevent Kidney Stones

    6 Easy Ways to Prevent Kidney Stones

    Don’t Underestimate Your Sweat. Saunas, hot yoga and heavy exercise may be good for your health, but they also may lead to kidney stones. Why? Loss of water through sweating – whether due to these activities or just the heat of summer—leads to less urine production. The more you sweat, the less you urinate, which allows

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  • Tips for staying active and healthy in the summer months

    Tips for staying active and healthy in the summer months

    Follow these tips this summer to keep your whole family happy and healthy:The arrival of summer means days at the pool, family picnics, baseball and other outdoor activities. Here are some tips to keep your family physically active in the warmer months: • Hydrate! Drink plenty of water before, during and after physical activity to avoid dehydration. For low-calorie flavor,

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  • Tips for a Safe & Healthy Memorial Weekend

    Tips for a Safe & Healthy Memorial Weekend

    The unofficial “kickoff” to summer is almost here. For most, it’s a long weekend and a time to relax, spend time with your friends and family, and have some fun. Tip 1: Water Safety — Wear a lifejacket whenever you are on a boat. Make sure young children are supervised at all times when near the water such as

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