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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

Childhood, Ovarian and Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Cancer is something that directly and indirectly affects Americans on a daily bases. This disease touches so many. During the month of September, the focus shines on Childhood, Ovarian, and Prostate Cancers. Increasing awareness is the ultimate goal in the hopes of informing people about symptoms and screenings. Armed with the right knowledge, cancer can very often be beaten, and across the board on all types, early detection is key. Childhood Cancer Often the most heartbreaking, childhood cancer strikes the youngest and most ... Read more

It’s Time to get Back to School

It is officially back to school season whether you love it or hate it. The lazy days of summer are gone, traffic is worse, and school and activities fill the calendar. This time of year can be a difficult transition for parents and kids alike. There are some easy things you can do to ensure a smoother journey into the back to school routine. Get Organized for Back to School With everyone venturing off in different directions each day and evening, back to ... Read more

Alzheimer’s Disease – Facts, Symptoms and Care

Have you ever felt extra forgetful or just out of sorts and worried there could be a medical condition causing it? For many of us, everyday stress or lack of sleep can cause our brains to not function at optimal levels. But most can recover with some lifestyle adjustments. For others, there may be a concern about Alzheimer’s disease. What exactly is Alzheimer’s and what are the symptoms? Knowing the facts about Alzheimer’s is essential if you have elderly parents, friends ... Read more

Skin Cancer Prevention and Detection

Summer is just around the corner with its promise of lazy, sunny days spent lounging by the pool. School is out, and the kids are looking forward to many fun outdoor activities. Life is just more relaxed. Heading into the days of summer, May has been named Skin Cancer Awareness Month. It’s the perfect time to refresh your knowledge on prevention and detection of skin cancer. Tips to Prevent Skin Cancer Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United ... Read more

Spring Clean your Health Routines

Spring is officially here and with it comes warmer weather and beautiful flowers. Many of us are re-motivated to spruce up our health routines this time of year. The truth is that our daily routines and habits can have a significant impact on our health. We all have good intentions, but sometimes our actions don’t align. Creating healthy habits that we can maintain is the key. Let’s all spring clean our health routines, get back on track and feel great starting ... Read more

3 Ways to Avoid the Holiday Bulge

This joyful time of year we gain a lot. Time spent with loved ones, holiday gatherings, gift giving and receiving and the spirit of the season are just a few things we all enjoy. For many of us, all the gatherings and holiday treats can lead to extra unwanted pounds. It can be difficult not to gain a holiday bulge. Not only is there eggnog around every corner and fudge, cookies, and treats, but stress can make us carry more weight ... Read more

What every Caregiver of Aging Parents needs to know

Talking to your aging parents about their future wishes can be difficult. No one really wants to think about when they are unable to care for themselves. And thinking about a nursing home or passing away is even worse. There are a few things you can do to get the discussion started. Start the Conversation A good way to break the ice with your aging parents may be to mention a friend going through issues or bringing up an article you read on ... Read more

3 Healthy Aging Tips to Live by

There are millions of products on the market advertised to fight aging. Everyday ads tout reduced wrinkles, joint support, and anti-aging benefits. Aging isn’t really such a bad thing. Wisdom and experience come with age. Getting older means you were fortunate enough to live a long life. Yes, aches and pains are reality and health issues can begin to crop up. There are some simple things you can do to help you age gracefully and healthfully. September is Healthy Aging month, ... Read more

Get Control of your Eating Habits – Part 2

Life gets busy. We often travel through our days rushing here and there attempting to get everything on our lists done. Work, family, school, extracurricular activities, they all require our time and attention. Often what we eat throughout the day takes a back seat when it comes to priorities. We grab something on the way out of the door in the morning that is quick. We end up in the drive through for a fast lunch and who has time to ... Read more
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