Healthy Living

SKIN CANCER AWARENESS

Summer is full of outdoor activities. You probably put sunscreen on yourself and your kids when you go to the pool or the beach. But do you know you should protect your skin with more than just sunscreen anytime you’re outside?

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NATIONAL STROKE AWARENESS MONTH

May is National Stroke Awareness Month. Stroke is the fourth leading cause of death in the United States (1). National Stroke Awareness Month aims to save lives by increasing awareness and educating the public about cardiovascular health.

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CELIAC DISEASE AWARENESS MONTH

Celiac disease is a digestive disorder that damages the small intestine. The disease is triggered by eating foods containing gluten.

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KEY FACTS ABOUT INFLUENZA (FLU)

Flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses that infect the nose, throat, and sometimes the lungs. It can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death. The best way to prevent flu is by getting a flu vaccine each year.

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GARDENING HEALTH & SAFETY TIPS

Gardening can be a great way to enjoy the outdoors, get physical activity, beautify the community, and grow nutritious fruits and vegetables. If you are a beginner or expert gardener, health and safety should always be a priority.

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SPRING BREAK HEALTH AND SAFETY TIPS

Make this year’s spring break memorable by having fun and helping yourself, your friends, and others stay safe and healthy.

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HEART-HEALTHY FOODS: SHOPPING LIST

When it comes to your heart, what you eat matters. Follow these tips for heart-healthy eating.

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Knowing the Signs and Symptoms of a Heart Attack

A person’s chances of surviving a heart attack increase if he/she gets emergency treatment as soon as possible. Take a few minutes to learn the signs and symptoms of a heart attack

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Make Health Your Resolution in 2020

Make 2020 your healthiest year yet! Add these tips to your resolution list to boost your health and well-being!

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Cervical Health Awareness Month

Cervical Health Awareness Month is a chance to raise awareness about how women can protect themselves from HPV (human papillomavirus) and cervical cancer.

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Keep Active This Holiday Season

Although being physically active can help you avoid some holiday weight gain, what should you do if it is too cold or icy outside? Why not beat holiday shoppers to your nearest mall for a morning walk?

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Top Tips for Holiday Travel

It’s that time of year again! The holiday season is here and you may be preparing for holiday travel. Whether by land or air, we’ve got ways to help you stay healthy while on the go. Here are our Top Tips for Healthy Holiday Travel!

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Diabetes Prevention

Diabetes can cause serious health problems, such as heart disease, stroke, and eye and foot problems. Prediabetes also can cause health problems. The good news is that type 2 diabetes can be delayed or even prevented.

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Prostate Cancer Prevention

Did you know that Prostate Cancer is the second most common cancer among men? Read more to find out how you can work towards preventing Prostate Cancer.

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Colorectal Cancer Prevention

Overall, the most effective way to reduce your risk of colorectal cancer is to get screened for colorectal cancer routinely, beginning at age 50.

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Walking: A Step in the Right Direction

Ready to get moving? Here are some tips to start walking in the right direction.

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High Cholesterol: Understand Your Risks

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Misconceptions About Seasonal Flu and Flu Vaccines

You have Flu questions, and we’ve got the answers.

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Women and Weight Loss

What is the best way for women to lose weight? Every woman is different, but recent research suggests that women may lose weight differently than men.

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Swim Safely: Quick Tips

Swimming is a great way for the whole family to get active. Follow these tips to stay safe in and around the water.

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Exercising With Pain

Pain. It’s your body’s way of warning you that something might be wrong. But that doesn’t necessarily mean you should avoid exercise. In fact, depending on the type of pain you have, exercise could actually help.

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Living with Diabetes

Diabetes is a disease in which blood sugar (glucose) levels in your body are too high. Diabetes can cause serious health problems, including heart attack or stroke, blindness, problems during pregnancy, and kidney failure.

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Getting Active

Regular physical activity (exercise) can help lower your risk for many diseases that affect women, including heart disease and stroke. Exercise can also help relieve symptoms of some conditions, such as depression, type 2 diabetes, and high blood pressure.

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Stress and Your Health

Stress is a reaction to a change or a challenge. In the short term, stress can be helpful. It makes you more alert and gives you energy to get things done. But long-term stress can lead to serious health problems.

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Healthy Living by Age

Be healthier with one, or all, of the steps outlined in this article. Get the conversation started at your next well-woman visit with this list.

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Making Healthier Eating Choices

Confused about how to make healthier eating choices? Should you buy organic? What healthy substitutions can you make when cooking? Below are some dos and don’ts when shopping, cooking, and ordering food.

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