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Category Archives: Health & Wellness

Debunking Common Weight Loss Myths

woman measuring her waist

Don’t believe these fake facts about weight loss. Now that 2020 is finally here, many of us are officially starting our weight loss journeys.  However, as we strive to get fit, it’s important that we are doing so in healthy and positive ways.  Unfortunately, there are many misconceptions about weight loss that can lead us

How We Can Better Ensure That Our Children Are Using Social Media Safely

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Let’s do our best to protect our children with their online behaviors. Today, it’s nearly impossible to avoid the influence of social media.  As parents, there will come a time when our children will want to make their own accounts.  While the idea of our kids on social media can be terrifying, it’s not something

It’s Essential That We Take Care of Ourselves This National Staying Healthy Month

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Let’s create healthy habits that we can stick to! Many of us may have resolved to take better care of ourselves in 2020.  This is why January is recognized as National Staying Healthy Month.  This month encourages us to establish healthy habits that we may be able to stick to all year long.  For those

See Clearer This Glaucoma Awareness Month

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Here are some facts about this serious eye health issue. January is Glaucoma Awareness Month.  For those of us who may not know, glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness in the United States.  Presently, more than 3 million individuals have glaucoma, and this number is expected to increase to 4.2 million by 2030.  Scarily,

Suggestions to Possibly Avoid a Holiday Hangover

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How we may prevent hangover symptoms this holiday season. With the holidays nearly here, many of us maybe attending parties and other events. Because holiday parties often involve alcohol, we might want to consider the possibility of hangovers.  While limiting our alcohol intake is one great way to avoid hangover symptoms, here are some of the

Here are some suggestions to hopefully thwart the Flu Season

man blowing his nose at work

We’d like to suggest ways to take better care of ourselves this flu season. With the holidays coming up, the last thing that we want is for the flu to ruin all our holiday festivities.  Luckily, there are steps that we can take which will likely help us to stay healthy this flu season.  Here are

Today is World AIDS Day

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What we need to know about this World AIDS Day. Every year, World AIDS Day is recognized on December 1st with the intention of sharing awareness of the HIV epidemic and ending the stigma associated with HIV.  This year, the theme for World AIDS Day is “Ending the HIV/AIDS Epidemic:  Community by Community.”  As the