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Category Archives: Health & Wellness

Tips to Help Us Sneak More Steps in Every Day

Tips to Help Us Sneak More Steps in Every Day

Let’s find out how we can work more exercise into our busy schedules. While most of us recognize the importance of staying physically fit, it’s not always easy to make time to exercise.  Luckily, here are opportunities that we can do to sneak in a little bit more exercise every day.  Let’s all make an

Join Us as We Observe World Cancer Day

Join Us as We Observe World Cancer Day

Today is World Cancer Day; let’s all do our parts to get involved. World Cancer Day is an international day dedicated to raising awareness of cancer and to encouraging its detection and treatment.  Specifically, World Cancer Day looks to provide the public with accurate information about cancer and seeks to dispel the stigma associated with

Today Kicks Off Women’s Heart Week

Today Kicks Off Women’s Heart Week

Let’s learn more about Women’s Heart Week. Starting today and ending on February 7th is Women’s Heart Week, an annual outreach program that asks women to take a more vested interest in their heart health.  With heart disease still the leading cause of death in the United States, it’s more important than ever to take

Make Your Health a Priority During National Staying Healthy Month

Make Your Health a Priority During National Staying Healthy Month

Let’s take better care of ourselves during National Staying Healthy Month. Unfortunately, often New Year’s resolutions come and go and we get right back to living the way we once did, instead of the way that we should live.  January is a great time to assess what is important to us.  For most of us,

Look Out!  It’s National Glaucoma Awareness Month

Look Out!  It’s National Glaucoma Awareness Month

Let’s kick off 2018 by caring for our eyes. This January, we are celebrating National Glaucoma Awareness Month!  While we often may take our vision for granted, our eyesight is something that we should all cherish and take care of.  Whether we have perfect vision, wear glasses, or use contact lenses, there are things that

It’s Time to Hit the Hay; Try These Tips to End Insomnia

It’s Time to Hit the Hay; Try These Tips to End Insomnia

Let’s learn how we can all get a good night’s sleep.  We all know how important it is to get enough sleep, especially enough sleep and the ‘good’ kind of sleep.  Sleeping may relieve stress, fatigue, and even improve feelings of sadness and depression.  Additionally, getting a full night’s rest allows our bodies and our minds

Let’s Learn How Gardening Benefits Us

Let’s Learn How Gardening Benefits Us

It’s time to cultivate our green thumbs!  Here are some of the reasons why gardening is good for our health. While fall and winter might not seem like seasons to garden, there are actually quite a bit of options in these months, especially for us fortunate enough to live in moderate climates.  Gardening is more