Category - Health Information

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Having a Baby and Emotional Health
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Spring Into Fresh Eating
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Don’t Stop and Smell the Roses: Avoiding Spring Allergies
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Quick Tips to Add Exercise to Your Routine
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Learning to Recognize Stress Is Key to Dealing with It
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What Does a Super Woman Eat? Superfoods
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Mammograms are More Important than Ever
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Cracking the Codes of Nutritional Buzzwords
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Fun (and Safety) in the Sun
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Yoga: Some Like It Hot

Spring Into Fresh Eating

When the weather starts to warm up, thoughts of afternoon picnics, family barbecues and restaurant patio dining may begin filling your head. This is also the perfect time of year to start enjoying all the seasonal produce that’s available. Sweet and tart fruits, crispy and bold vegetables — all of these abound in the warmer…

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Don’t Stop and Smell the Roses: Avoiding Spring Allergies

Each year, over 50 million Americans suffer from allergies. Family doctors and specialists can often help relieve the sneezes and sniffles that start every spring once they understand your particular allergy sensitivity. This process starts by diagnosing allergy triggers using a skin test.   With this test, a health care provider makes a series of…

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Quick Tips to Add Exercise to Your Routine

Plan your activity for the week. Spread out your exercise routine through the week, and aim for at least 10 minutes of exercise at a time. Try to fit exercise in at least three days of the week. Leave the car at home. Instead of driving to work or the store, walk or take your…

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Learning to Recognize Stress Is Key to Dealing with It

Stress is part of life, in small and large amounts. Everyday hassles and small irritations such as traffic jams, long lines and arguing with a spouse or child can quickly add up to be as stressful as life’s obvious major stresses like loss of job, death, moving or divorce. What is stress anyway? Stress is…

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What Does a Super Woman Eat? Superfoods

Want that healthy glow? It’s no secret that a balanced diet rich in whole grains, fruit, vegetables and lean protein provides your body with the nutrients it needs. However, adding superfoods to your diet gives more nutritional bang for your buck. Superfoods you don’t want to ignore: Try incorporating the following superfoods into your diet:…

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Mammograms are More Important than Ever

Recent research suggests that breast cancer isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. In fact, it looks like the number of cases may increase 40 percent by the year 2030. Fortunately, the types of breast cancer that researchers see becoming more prevalent are very treatable, and the patterns they have discovered will help inform smarter screening and…

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Cracking the Codes of Nutritional Buzzwords

Like any place with something to sell, the grocery store has trends that come and go. But when every aisle is plastered with signs, stickers and selling points, it’s hard to know which ones to trust. Here’s a list of some nutritional buzzwords to help guide your choices.  “0 trans-fat” Adding hydrogen to vegetable oil…

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Fun (and Safety) in the Sun

Melanoma, more commonly known as skin cancer, is the most common form of cancer in the United States. This year alone, it’s estimated that 77,000 people will be told they have melanoma. Several factors help determine one’s risk for melanoma, yet few are as easy to control as one’s exposure to sunlight. Harmful ultraviolet rays…

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Yoga: Some Like It Hot

If you practice yoga you already know the benefits it can have on your mind and body. But what do you know about hot yoga? Maybe you’ve already tried it and want to take your routine to the next level. Or, maybe you’re just curious and need to know more before you commit to the…

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