Archive for 'Wellness'

FALL into Shape This Season

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fallexerciseIt is finally time to put away those short shorts, tank tops and skimpy bathing suits and pull out those big warm sweaters and coats. As the days get shorter and the nights get colder it is primeval instinct to want to put on a few extra pounds to keep yourself warmer for the fall and winter months.

According to Dr. Michael R. Eades “It is for survival reasons that the human ...

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Feel Green….In a Healthy Way this St. Patrick’s Day!

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Why Wind-Chill Hurts

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How to: Stay Happy During the Holiday Season

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As we go through the holiday season some people’s holiday cheer turns in to Grinch status. Let that not be you this season!  The stress of the holidays are likely to be overwhelming at times but keep in mind the reason for the season.

While it is easy to get stressed out during this time of year, it ...

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Avoid Celebrating the Holidays with a Cold or the Flu

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fluIt is hard to believe Thanksgiving is next week!  Where has this year gone?!  Why we are all taking the extra time to sit down and think about what we are all thankful for, don’t forget to think about your health.  Your body should receive love and nurture just like that great meal you are getting ready to prepare for family and friends. 

With the holiday season quickly approaching it is important ...

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Can You Prevent Strep Throat?

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When you start to feel that intense tingling in the back of your throat do you automatically think “I have strep throat”?  According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) sore throats can have a variety of causes, such as; viruses, allergies, bacteria, environmental irritants, etc.  While most sore throats will heal on their own, some throat infections, including strep, may need antibiotic treatment.

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World Arthritis Day

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October 12 has been dedicated to Arthritis Awareness.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) nearly 50 million Americans are living with Arthritis symptoms on a daily basis.  We write this article to help bring awareness to those who aren’t familiar with this disability and to also provide those living with Arthritis some tips on ways to reduce symptoms and live a happy, healthy life!

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The Annoying Facts Regarding Chiggers

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I write this article based on a personal experience.  Have you even been attacked by chiggers?  Not just one to two small bites, like royally attacked; 50 plus??

The reason for my question is because this happened to me and I have to say it is the most annoying, frustrating, and irritating feeling!  It feels like I ...

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Helpful Information Regarding the West Nile Virus

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With 47 deaths already reported this year, according to WebMD.com this could be the worst year in U.S. history for the West Nile virus.

These increasing numbers have lead many Americans to wonder what is the West Nile virus and how can we protect ourselves and our families from being exposed?

History of the West Nile Virus

According to kidshealth.org the West Nile virus (WNV) ...

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How to Stay Cool Admist the Summer Heat

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Well summer has officially begun and for most of the country it is HOT HOT HOT!  Some states already reaching record high temperatures.

When you are dealing with the summer heat it is important to know what steps you should take in order to keep you and your family safe.

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  • Watch the weather and plan your activities ...
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