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10 Ways to Unplug from Work—And Why It’s Important

10 Ways to Unplug from Work—And Why It’s Important

  Do you have a hard time powering down your phone after hours? You may be putting both your productivity and health at risk. Studies […]

Frostbite

Frostbite

What is frostbite? Frostbite is an injury that can happen in a situation of extreme cold. In frostbite, body tissues become frozen, and permanent damage […]

Southwestern Tex-Mex Chicken Noodle Soup

Southwestern Tex-Mex Chicken Noodle Soup

Ingredients 4 cups homemade or low-sodium chicken broth ½ cup chopped onion 1 tsp. minced garlic 2 cups cooked, cubed chicken 1 15-ounce can (about […]

A woman’s guide to beating heart disease

A woman’s guide to beating heart disease

Surveys show that few women think heart disease is their greatest health threat. Unfortunately, it’s the nation’s number one killer, and women are its prime target. […]

January is glaucoma awareness month

January is glaucoma awareness month

What is glaucoma? Glaucoma is a health problem where the normal fluid pressure inside the eyes slowly builds up and doesn’t drain properly. Instead, the […]

Exercise Intensity

Exercise Intensity

Exercise: Measuring Your Pace Getting your heart to work at the right pace is important. It means you’ll develop better aerobic endurance. This happens because […]

January is cervical health awareness month

January is cervical health awareness month

  What is Cervical Cancer? Cancer occurs when cells in the body change and grow out of control. These cells can form lumps called tumors. […]

4 Ways to Fight Middle-Age Spread

4 Ways to Fight Middle-Age Spread

When you’re younger, you might hear about the dreaded “middle-age spread” and think it’s a myth, or at least an exaggeration. The truth, unfortunately, is […]

Myth Busting- Heart Health Edition! (Plus the best cookie recipe EVER)

Myth Busting- Heart Health Edition! (Plus the best cookie recipe EVER)

Drink coffee every day. WAIT! Don’t drink coffee EVER! Use olive oil. WAIT! Olive oil might kill you! It’s overwhelming how quickly nutritional research changes, […]

Five Easy Steps to Heart Healthy Weight Loss

Five Easy Steps to Heart Healthy Weight Loss

Do you love your heart? I mean- truly love your heart? Are you making choices on a regular, daily basis that supports your answer? Maybe […]

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Healthy Summer Eating

We don’t usually think of the summer months as being a time where we have to watch what we eat or worry about gaining extra […]

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Running Tips

If you run or jog for exercise, you can reduce your risk for an overuse injury by following these suggestions from the American Academy of […]

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Buy the Right Running Shoes

Using the correct running shoes can help your feet feel great and protect against injury. Here are guidelines for which shoes to buy, courtesy of […]

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Stronger Muscles, Longer Life

As you age, you gradually lose muscle mass. The result: Your muscles weaken. By keeping them strong, though, you can slow down this natural part […]

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Sports and Music: Both Good for Kids

Both sports and music programs offer many benefits and help to prepare children for future success. The benefits of sports Participating in a sports program […]

Recognizing Domestic Violence

Domestic violence affects people of all backgrounds. It can happen to anyone of any race, age, sexual orientation, religion, or gender. Violence can happen in […]