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Summer Sun Safety

5 ways to protect yourself from the sun. The sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays can damage your skin in as little as 15 minutes. Follow these recommendations to help protect yourself and your family. Shade You can reduce your risk of skin damage and skin cancer by seeking shade under an umbrella, tree, or other shelter … Continue Reading

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10 Tips For Work Safety

Blog, Safety, Wellness

June is National Safety Month. Staying healthy and safe at work is important. No matter what your job, it is important to reduce your risks of injury and illness at work. Here are some tips to help make your workplace safe. Understand the risks. Once you know the particular hazards of your job or workplace, you can … Continue Reading

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Celebrate Global Wellness Day!

Blog, Fitness and Exercise, Health and Healthcare, Wellness

What is Global Wellness Day? All of us would like be healthier, to look better, and to live well both physically and spiritually. Living well is almost the entire world’s shared dream. As everything that is precious to us has been honored with a special day, why is it that we don’t have a special … Continue Reading

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Men’s Health Month: Making Smart Choices Every Day

Blog, Wellness

June is Men’s Health Month, a time to remind the almost 4.8 million male beneficiaries in the Military Health System to get age-appropriate screenings for high blood pressure, testicular cancer, cholesterol, diabetes, and glaucoma; and to schedule annual exams starting between ages 45 and 50, based on race and risk, for prostate and colorectal cancers. … Continue Reading

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10 Reasons to Quit Tobacco For Good!

Blog, Health and Healthcare, Wellness

You know that smoking is bad for you. Maybe you’ve forgotten how good life can be when you’re tobacco-free. Need some incentive to quit? Here are 10 reasons to quit tobacco for good. If you quit smoking, you will be taking steps to: Improve your health right now and for the rest of your life. Within … Continue Reading

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9 Stroke Warning Signs and Symptoms in Women

While stroke is the fifth leading cause of death for men, it’s the third leading cause of death for women. And according to the National Stroke Association, each year, 55,000 more American women have a stroke than American men. A stroke occurs when a blood clot cuts off blood flow to an area of the brain. … Continue Reading

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DESKERCISE! 15 SIMPLE EXERCISES YOU CAN DO AT YOUR DESK

May is Employee Heath and Fitness Month, give these exercises a go at your desk! New scientific research is revealing that sedentary office workers are doing long-term damage to their health by sitting all day. A desk job has been found to increase your heart disease risk by 64%, while shaving up to 7 quality years off your life, and it … Continue Reading

Blog, Fitness and Exercise, Wellness
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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

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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The 6 Most Filling Vegetables, According To Nutritionists

Veggies may be good for us, but there’s a reason people joke about “rabbit food” when dining on salad after salad. Those low-cal crusaders can leave you feeling empty if you aren’t loading up on a full spectrum of them. “People tend to lump all vegetables together,” says Simona Hradil, R.D., a sports dietician at … Continue Reading

Nutrition and Diet, Wellness
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