February is American Heart Month

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Heart disease is responsible for 25% of deaths in the United States annually. Many people do not realize how preventable heart disease is, simply by making healthy diet and lifestyle choices. The month of February is an opportunity for health professionals, friends, and family to become educated about and aware of heart disease and how to

Quitting Smoking? Best Ways to Kick the Habit

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Maybe your new year’s resolution is to quit smoking, but you feel overwhelmed by the decision. Quitting smoking will decrease your risk of cancer and improve your health and overall life, so it’s definitely worth it even when it’s hard. Here are some tips to help you along the way. Do some preparation ahead of time. It’s

Healthy Christmas Gift Ideas

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Finding Christmas gifts for everyone can be a daunting and stressful task, and it’s easy to resort to gifting sweets and cookies. But being in a time crunch or being unsure about what to give someone doesn’t mean you have to rely on the tasty, but unhealthy, treats.  There are plenty of healthy gifts that

6 Tips for a Healthy, Happy Christmas

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Christmas time is typically known for traditions, time with family, Christmas parties, and cookies. But if you don’t take care of yourself, it’s easy to get so caught up in the business that you become overwhelmed with stress or even end up sick. Below are a few tips to help you stay healthy and enjoy

Thanksgiving Health Tips

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The Halloween candy has already come (but probably not gone), and now Thanksgiving is just around the corner. The holiday season is often hard on exercise routines and healthy eating, but it doesn’t have to be. Here are a few tips on how to enjoy Thanksgiving dinner without overdoing it on the fat and carbs. Order

Flu Prevention Tips

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Many people end up with the flu every season because they don’t know how to prevent it. And although it usually means nothing more than a few sick days spent at home, certain factors can make the flu dangerous, especially for people with other health conditions like asthma or heart disease. Here are a few things

Pumpkin’s Health Benefits

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It’s almost Halloween, and that means its pumpkin-carving season. You might be familiar with the pumpkins turned jack-o-lanterns, but how familiar are you with the health benefits of pumpkin? Pumpkin is a kind of squash that contains vitamins and nutrients that are good for your heart health, immune system, eyesight, and skin.  Below we will

Keeping Your Cholesterol in Check this Holiday Season

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Families gather, shelves are stocked with holiday decorations, and traditions begin to work their way into holiday parties, along with home-cooked food and treats. Good food is part of what makes the holiday season fun, but for people with high cholesterol, it is especially important to be mindful of what you are eating so that you

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

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September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.  Ovarian Cancer affects around 238,000 women in world per year, and it is, unfortunately, one of the deadliest cancers. It is estimated that 1 in 75 women will develop ovarian cancer. Use this month to educate yourself and those around you about the symptoms and warning signs of ovarian cancer. And

High School Football Safety

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Football season is starting back up this fall, and if your teen is on the high school football team, there are a few things you should know to keep him safe and healthy. Football is certainly one of the most popular sports in the U.S., and families and communities rally around their teams every season to celebrate