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Spring into Action: May is Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month

Asthma and allergies are at epidemic proportions in America. They affect so many Americans now that the White House has designated May as Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month. The statistics surrounding these conditions can be overwhelming. In fact, in the past 20 years, according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), the number … Continue Reading

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Sleep tips: 7 steps to better sleep

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You’re not doomed to toss and turn every night. Consider simple tips for better sleep, from setting a sleep schedule to including physical activity in your daily routine. Feeling crabby lately? Or simply worn out? Perhaps the solution is better sleep. Think about all the factors that can interfere with a good night’s sleep — … Continue Reading

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BRMS’ 4th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Blog, Community Outreach

BRMS will be hosting our 4th Annual Charity Golf Tournament at Serrano Country Club in El Dorado Hills, CA on Monday August 28, 2017. Join us for a day of golf and fun all while contributing to two excellent causes. This year the tournament will be benefiting the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and ‘Tee Off … Continue Reading

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Boosting Memory: Time To Sharpen Up

Blog, Wellness

There is simple no doubt that people can make a difference in preserving memory function with age. There is clear evidence that lifestyle modification and certain behaviors can delay the onset or slow the progression of Alzheimer and dementia. Conducting Memory Practice through ‘practice and performance’ The 2010 and 2011 world memory champion, 21 –year-old Wang Feng, was able to recall 300 to … Continue Reading

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7 Ways to Observe Alcohol Awareness Month

Blog, Wellness

April is observed as “Alcohol Awareness Month”. It is a month aimed at educating and raising awareness of underage drinking, alcohol abuse, treatment, and other related issues. Observing this month-long event can be done as an individual, group, class or family. Here are 7 ways to observe Alcohol Awareness Month! 1. Talk with your kids, … Continue Reading

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5 Ways to Beat Type 2 Diabetes

The secret to managing type 2 diabetes doesn’t come in a pill. In most cases, these simple lifestyle changes will do the trick. It’s no secret that type 2 diabetes is on the rise in the United States and around the world. But if you’ve been diagnosed, there’s a lot you can do to improve your health … Continue Reading

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The Big Benefits of Plain Water

“Water, water, every where, nor any drop to drink.” Unlike Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s Ancient Mariner, who was surrounded by undrinkable salt water, most Americans have an unlimited supply of clean water to quench our thirsts. Yet many of us turn a blind eye to it and instead reach for other beverages throughout the day, like … Continue Reading

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10 Ways to Zap Stress Fast

Relax. You deserve it, it’s good for you, and it takes less time than you think. You don’t need a spa weekend or a retreat. Each of these stress-relieving tips can get you from OMG to om in less than 15 minutes. 1. Meditate A few minutes of practice per day can help ease anxiety. “Research … Continue Reading

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Low-Fat Eating Vs. Weight Gain

A study published on (June 6) reported that men and women in a study who followed a high-fat, Mediterranean diet that was rich in either olive oil or nuts lost more weight and reduced their waist circumference more than the people in the study who were simply instructed to reduce their fat intake. What does that mean? Are there molecules that make … Continue Reading

Blog, Nutrition and Diet, Wellness
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The Mental Health Benefits of Exercise

The Exercise Prescription for Depression, Anxiety, Stress, and More Everyone knows that regular exercise is good for the body. But exercise is also one of the most effective ways to improve your mental health. Regular exercise can have a profoundly positive impact on depression, anxiety, ADHD, and more. It also relieves stress, improves memory, helps … Continue Reading

Blog, Fitness and Exercise, Stress Management, Wellness
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