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Holiday Stay Healthy Guide

With the holidays quickly approaching, there are many opportunities to shop, travel, and celebrate. The season is filled with treats, dinners, gatherings, and friends and family. Many of us often finish this time of year feeling sluggish, a little overweight, and sometimes under the weather. Here are some tips to stay healthy over the holidays this year. Healthy Holiday Eating & Drinking When the holidays roll around, we often use them as an excuse to overindulge. Everywhere you turn, there are cookies, cakes, ... Read more

Staying Safe on Halloween

Halloween is by far one of the most popular and fun holidays in the U.S. Kids all across the country look forward to dressing up, running through neighborhoods, and collecting candy. Because Halloween takes place after the sun goes down and in areas where cars are prevalent, it is so important to keep safety in mind. Important Halloween Trick or Treating Safety Tips When heading out on Halloween with your small children or sending off your teen on his or her own, be ... Read more

Migraines: Fact vs. Fiction

If you are a migraineur, a patient that suffers from migraines, you know that they are not your average headache. Migraines are headaches associated with severe throbbing pain or pulsing sensations usually on one side of the head or behind an eye accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and extreme sensitivity to light and sound. The fourth most prevalent disease in the world, migraines affect many and can last for hours or days. They are often so severe that they interfere with everyday ... Read more

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

With 47 million people worldwide afflicted with dementia, almost everyone knows a friend or family member struggling. June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month. It is a whole month dedicated to increasing public awareness of Alzheimer’s disease, providing access to available support and information resources, and showing how anyone can get involved in the fight for a cure. What is Alzheimer’s disease? Spreading awareness about Alzheimer’s disease starts with gaining knowledge about what the condition is. As we age, we often feel a ... Read more

Summer Bugs and Bites

Mosquitos, chigger and ticks, oh my! It’s summer and the bugs are in full force. We are spending more time outdoors and might experience bites from all types of insects. There are ways to protect yourself and loved ones from getting bitten as well as ways to treat bites once they happen. There are also certain signs and symptoms that can indicate a more serious reaction we should all be aware of. Read on to be in the know about summer ... Read more

Summer Skin Health Tips

We’ve been waiting a long time for warmer weather, and finally, summer is just around the corner. Summer means outdoor fun, get-togethers, vacations, and no more school. It also means we need to step up our skin health routine so we can enjoy summer to its fullest potential. Just being outdoors more exposes our skin to more harmful sun rays. The good news is that there are lots of things we can do to keep our skin health in check all ... Read more

Vaping – What You Need to Know

Vaping is a new way of smoking that initially hit the market as an alternative to cigarettes, meant to be a cleaner and healthier option. The handheld electronic devices were touted as a better way to smoke without the terrible smell that goes along with traditional smoking. By heating liquid to an aerosol or vapor form, e-cigarettes allow the user to inhale or vape the liquid into their lungs. In addition to claiming to be safer, vaping was marketing as a ... Read more

How can Health Insurance benefit you even when you aren’t sick?

Of course, we need health insurance when we are sick. Having access to a doctor when feeling bad can help quickly diagnose and treat your illness so you can get better as soon as possible. When an illness is more serious, health insurance can be a lifesaver. Diagnosis, referral to a specialist, treatment, hospital stays, surgery and so much more can be astronomically expensive without insurance. But what about when you are well? Health insurance still has its benefits if you ... Read more

Give the Gift of Health this Holiday Season

The holiday season is a magical time full of cheer, happiness, and joy. It can also be riddled with stress, lack of sleep and lots of unhealthy (yet delicious) foods. Finding the right balance to stay healthy while enjoying all the holidays have to offer can be challenging. The good news is that this is also the season of giving. While holiday shopping can add stress to your life, giving thoughtful, health conscious gifts to your loved ones can help them ... Read more

Stay Healthy this Holiday Season

With the holiday season right around the corner, there is always much to do. It may be the most wonderful time of the year, but it can also be the most stressful. There are get-togethers galore, events at the kids’ schools, office parties, baking and shopping to be done and the list goes on and on. Staying healthy during this busy time is so important, but many regular healthy habits can find themselves on the back burner. Healthy Holiday Tips Enjoying this magical ... Read more
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