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5 Easy Ways to Spring Clean Your Life

Spring has officially sprung! With the spring can come spring cleaning. This time, instead of just “spring cleaning” your home, you can also take the time to “spring clean” your life – the behaviors, habits and routines that could use a good dusting off. If you, too, want a brighter perspective on your life, consider freshening … Continue Reading

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National Nutrition Month

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March is National Nutrition Month. Dedicate yourself to a healthy lifestyle in 2016 with these food, nutrition and physical activity tips. Eat Breakfast: Start your morning with a healthy breakfast that includes lean protein, whole grains, fruits and vegetables. Try making a breakfast burrito with scrambled eggs, low-fat cheese, salsa and a whole wheat tortilla or … Continue Reading

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Relieve Computer Eye Strain

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With so many of us using computers at work, computer eye strain has become a major job-related complaint. Studies show that eye strain and other bothersome visual symptoms occur in 50 to 90 percent of computer workers. These problems can range from physical fatigue, decreased productivity and increased numbers of work errors, to minor annoyances … Continue Reading

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10 Most Common Headache Triggers

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It’s not just loud music or a tight deadline or even an impending visit from your mother-in-law. With so much going on, it can be hard to avoid headaches, but there are a few common (and unexpected) things you can learn to avoid to prevent pain in the future. Anxiety: Stress can take a toll … Continue Reading

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5 Things You Need To Know About Zika

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A mosquito-borne virus is prompting worldwide concern because of an alarming connection to a neurological birth disorder and its rapid spread across the globe. World Health Organization Director-General Margaret Chan called it an “extraordinary event” in declaring a public health emergency. The Zika virus, transmitted by the aggressive Aedes aegypti mosquito, has spread to at least … Continue Reading

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Why Organic Food Might Be Worth It

The most infamous fact about organic food is that it’s expensive—about 47% more expensive, according to a recent analysis from Consumer Reports. But a new review study published in Nature Plants analyzed everything research currently knows about organic farming versus the conventional kind and found that organic offers a lot of good that outweighs its sticker shock. When organic farming first began, it was … Continue Reading

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11 Surprising Facts About Your Heart

Matters of the heart The hardest-working muscle in your body is your heart, according to the Library of Science’s Mysteries series. It pumps out 2 ounces of blood at every heartbeat, adding up to at least 2,500 gallons daily. The heart has the ability to beat over 3 billion times in a person’s life. Too … Continue Reading

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National Glaucoma Awareness Month

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month, an important time to spread the word about this sight-stealing disease. Currently, more than 3 million people in the United States have glaucoma. The National Eye Institute projects this number will reach 4.2 million by 2030, a 58 percent increase. Glaucoma is called “the sneak thief of sight” since … Continue Reading

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Top 10 Healthiest New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s resolutions are a bit like babies: They’re fun to make but extremely difficult to maintain. Each January, roughly one in three Americans resolve to better themselves in some way. A much smaller percentage of people actually make good on those resolutions. While about 75% of people stick to their goals for at least … Continue Reading

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5 Ways to Embrace Winter

Winter… that dreaded word. For many, it’s viewed as the dark period of the whole year. Let’s face it, winter lasts a long time and it sure can linger, especially if you despise it. This year I encourage you to change your outlook and embrace it as you would any other season! Don’t call it … Continue Reading

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