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Tips For Oral Hygiene

October is National Oral Hygiene Month and a healthy mouth is something to smile about! Taking care of your teeth and gums can mean more than just a healthy looking smile; it can help reduce the chance of gum disease or decaying teeth, and the unpleasant side effects of poor dental hygiene, like bad breath and a … Continue Reading

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10 Breast Cancer Facts You May Not Know

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness and it is important to educate yourself on the topic. In the United States, breast cancer is the second most common cancer among women and the second leading cause of cancer death among women of all races and ethnicities. Yet many people are still unaware of their risk — and of which factors … Continue Reading

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5 Ways To Age Gracefully and Healthfully

Blog, Fitness and Exercise, Health and Healthcare, Nutrition and Diet, Wellness

Most of us say we would like to age gracefully. But the concept seems pretty much out of our hands or in the hands of a plastic surgeon. We say we aren’t going to take those drastic measures, but then many of us end up doing so. Why? Because we didn’t just take the simple, natural measures we … Continue Reading

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World Suicide Prevention Day – September 10th

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Every year, more than 800,000 people die by suicide and up to 25 times as many make a suicide attempt. Behind these statistics are the individual stories of those who have, for many different reasons, questioned the value of their own lives. Each one of these individuals is part of a community. Some may be … Continue Reading

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How To Lose A Little Weight

Fitness and Exercise, Nutrition and Diet, Wellness

Losing a little excess weight goes a long way toward improved health. Drop an easy 10 pounds. Go! Here are easy lifestyle adjustments to make it possible. Lose that weight on the go! (You’ll hardly notice the additional effort.) Control Stress Take steps to manage your stress level. Stress releases hormones that encourage the accumulation … Continue Reading

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Prostate Cancer Awareness Guide

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and we think it is important to address the topic. Prostate cancer – which develops in the walnut-sized gland located just below the bladder – is the second most common cancer in men, after skin cancer. It’s a slow-growing cancer that most often affects men over age 65, and it’s highly … Continue Reading

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How to Reduce Family Stress & Conflict

Do you sometimes feel as if your family is just a powder keg waiting to ignite again? That you, your spouse, and your kids are always moving from one conflict to the next, with moments of peace few and far between? It can be exhausting and discouraging. But here’s the good news: Every family—no matter … Continue Reading

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10 Make-Ahead Breakfasts for Back-to-School

Make sure your kids get a healthy breakfast with these simple and nutritious make-ahead meals. A healthy breakfast for kids Getting the kids out to school in the morning can be a bit of a manic panic. (Where are my socks? The bus is here!) While you want to make sure your kids start the … Continue Reading

Blog, Nutrition and Diet, Wellness
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August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month

With a large number of states beginning the school year earlier, August is the new September! Along with school supply shopping and purchasing those back-to-school clothing items, it’s time to make comprehensive eye exam appointments for the kids. Conveniently, August is designated as Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month! A good rule of thumb is to have … Continue Reading

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11 Benefits of Breastfeeding for Baby

Breastmilk is a “perfect food.” It’s easy to digest, and because it is made of live cells, your baby’s body can easily absorb it. August is National Breastfeeding Month and a great time to discuss the benefits of breastfeeding for babies. Breastmilk provides just the right proportion of essential nutrients, vitamins, proteins, fats and antibodies to … Continue Reading

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