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  • Superfoods that Help Fight Inflammation

    Superfoods that Help Fight Inflammation

    Inflammation is a process by which your body protects itself against foreign substances or injury. However, if the inflammation continues for a long time, it can do more harm than good. The good news is by controlling your diet you may be able to reduce inflammation.

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  • When Was Your Last Colon Examination?

    When Was Your Last Colon Examination?

    Many people don’t consider getting a colon examination until they start having bowel problems. Unfortunately, by then it might be too late. So, why is getting a colon examination so important? Because colon cancer is a serious disease that can prove to be fatal if not treated in time. Getting a regular colon cancer examination on a regular basis as recommended by your doctor can greatly lower your risk of developing colon cancer.

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  • Wear Red for Women's Heart Health

    Wear Red for Women's Heart Health

    Heart disease is the #1 cause of death in women and yet research studies suggest a gender gap exists when it comes to receiving care for heart attack that could be deadly to women. This is probably due to the commonly held misconception that heart disease is a man’s problem. National Wear Red Day is celebrated on the first of Friday of every February to close the apparent gender gap ensuring every woman gets the level of care she deserves.

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  • Benefits of Strengthening Your Core

    Benefits of Strengthening Your Core

    Your core muscles are the muscles that surround your midsection and include the abdominals, mid and lower back muscles, and the pelvic muscles. Although these muscles are not very large compared to the showy muscles like biceps, triceps, pecs, and deltoids, they are utilized in almost all activities of daily living.

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  • Benefits of Getting a Yearly Flu Shot

    Benefits of Getting a Yearly Flu Shot

    Every year anestimated 36,000 Americans die fromthe flu. Many of these deaths may have been prevented by getting a flu shot. According to the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices(ACIP)everyone 6 months or older should get annual influenza vaccinationswith rareexceptions.

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  • 7 Ways to Exercise as a Family

    7 Ways to Exercise as a Family

    Exercising together is a great way to spend quality time with your family. So why not use the holidays as an opportunity to get closer to your fitness goals&your family?Here are 7 ways to exercise as a family:

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  • 5 Early Warning Sign of Diabetes (Diabetes Awareness Month)

    5 Early Warning Sign of Diabetes (Diabetes Awareness Month)

    Did you know about 30 million Americans have diabetes? It is one of the leading causes of death and disability in the United States. Uncontrolled diabetes can cause nerve damage blindness and kidney disease. According to research studies about 84 million Americans are at high risk of developing diabetes.

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  • Holiday Dishes That Are Healthy and Taste Great

    Holiday Dishes That Are Healthy and Taste Great

    Try these healthy recipes if you are looking for traditional holiday dishes that you can indulge in without having to feel guilty about compromising your health:

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  • When  Was  Your  Last  Mammogram? (Breast Cancer Awareness Month)

    When Was Your Last Mammogram? (Breast Cancer Awareness Month)

    Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer affecting women in the US after skin cancer. In fact, breast cancer affects men as well, but this is quite rare.In the year 2018, it was estimated that there would be 266,120 new cases of female breast cancer and 2,550 cases of male breast cancer.

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  • Fall Fitness Tips

    Fall Fitness Tips

    Fall is a great time to focus on improving fitness. At this point, you have enough time to establish good fitness habits that will help carry you through the upcoming holiday season and the cold winter months without a negative impact on your health.

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