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Winter Workout at Home!

The 10 Best Indoor At Home Exercises & Workouts Without Equipment Some days, it’s just really difficult to go outside, especially in the winter months. It can be rainy or cold, and the sun may already set by the time you get off work. So what are you going to do to get some exercise, … Continue Reading

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Flu

Everything You Can Do To Avoid The Flu

Health and Healthcare, Wellness

While there’s no way to guarantee complete immunity, these practical tips could be your saving grace until spring. With the more than 74,560 lab-confirmed flu cases in the U.S., according to data collected by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and perfectly healthy adults dying from flu complications days after their symptoms begin, this flu season seems particularly … Continue Reading

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Strong Men Put Their Heart Health First

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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. … Continue Reading

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Raising Birth Defect Awareness

Health and Healthcare, Wellness

How to Reduce Your Risks of Birth Defects We know that the vast majority of babies are born healthy, but every pregnant woman has a nagging “What if…?” That question being, of course, “What if my baby has some sort of birth defect or health problem?” The increase in prenatal screening has significantly reduced the … Continue Reading

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The Subtle Signs of a Thyroid Disorder

Health and Healthcare, Wellness

Problems with estrogen and testosterone, the body’s main sex hormones, tend to attract widespread public interest. But we might all be better off paying more attention to a far more common endocrine disorder: abnormal levels of thyroid hormone. Thyroid disorders can affect a wide range of bodily functions and cause an array of confusing and … Continue Reading

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Benefits of Blood Donation

January is National Blood Donor Month. Health benefits of donating blood include good health and reduced risk of cancer and hemochromatosis. It helps in reducing the risk of damage to liver and pancreas. Donating blood may help in improving cardiovascular health and reducing obesity. Blood Donation Every day blood transfusions take place that saves lives … Continue Reading

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Drunk Driving Awareness

December is Drunk Driving Awareness Month! Did you know that every day, almost 29 people in the United States die in alcohol-impaired vehicle crashes—that’s one person every 50 minutes in 2016. Drunk-driving fatalities have fallen by a third in the last three decades; however, drunk-driving crashes claim more than 10,000 lives per year. In 2010, the … Continue Reading

Safety, Wellness
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Holiday Healthy Eating

Holidays such as Christmas and New Year’s bring to mind thoughts of family, friends, fun and food. However, each year, millions of Americans struggle to maintain their waistlines during the holidays while surrounded by tempting holiday treats. Holiday Parties By following the healthy tips below, you will be on your way to enjoying all your … Continue Reading

Nutrition and Diet
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Toy Safety: Keeping Playtime Safe

There’s nothing like the searing pain of stepping on a bunch of army guys in the middle of the night. Playtime is an important part of growing up, but if you’re not careful, toys can really hurt your child. In fact, toy-related injuries send about 180,000 kids to the ER every year. With careful selection … Continue Reading

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10 Tips For Winter Wellness

1. Go for a walk even when the weather is really cold – your body has to work overtime to get warm and you may burn up to 50% more calories than you would on the same walk in summer! But remember, go a little slower until you get warm and keep up the hydration. … Continue Reading

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