• Tips for your heart

    Tips for your heart

    Your heart works hard for you nonstop for your whole life. So show it some TLC. Even better? You don’t have to work on all of these steps at once. Even if you improve just one or two of these areas, you can make yourself less likely to get heart disease. Of course, the more

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  • August Is National Immunization Awareness Month

    August Is National Immunization Awareness Month

    August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) The goal of NIAM is to increase awareness about immunizations across the lifespan, from infants to the elderly. August is an ideal time to make sure everyone is up-to-date on vaccines before heading back to school and to plan ahead to receive flu vaccine.Getting vaccinated is an easy

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  • Back To School Physical

    No matter what grade your child is about to enter, there’s the yearly back-to-school checklist of to-dos: Shopping for school supplies Filling out permission forms Scheduling your child’s yearly pediatric well-child visit While it may not seem as urgent, a yearly physical exam by your family’s pediatrician is an important part of your child’s health

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  • 25 Heart-Healthy Cooking Tips

    25 Heart-Healthy Cooking Tips

    To lower your risk of heart disease or to manage your existing disease, try these tips for preparing meals. Limit Saturated and Trans Fat Select lean cuts of beef and pork, especially cuts with “loin” or “round” in their name. Cut back on processed meats high in saturated fat, such as hot dogs, salami and

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  • Sun tips

    Sun tips

    Sunburns are becoming more common among U.S. adults. Sunburns aren’t just uncomfortable – they also can be dangerous. Getting sunburned even once can make you more likely to get skin cancer, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. With the summer season starting, it’s time to brush up on sun protection. The CDC

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  • Firework safety tips

    Firework safety tips

    Now that summer has finally kicked into full gear, it’s time for some 4th of July Safety Tips. We hope you have a safe and happy 4th of July!   HIGHWAY SAFETY Millions of people will be on the highways over the Fourth of July weekend. The Red Cross offers these five things everyone should do

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  • Prevent Heart Disease

    Prevent Heart Disease

    When it comes to preventing cardiovascular disease, fitness is a powerful weapon. That’s because a sedentary lifestyle is one of the risk factors for heart disease. According to Marla Mendelson, MD, cardiologist and medical director of the Program for Women’s Cardiovascular Health at Northwestern’s Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute in Chicago, Illinois, every woman should make fitness a

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  • Boost Your Energy

    Boost Your Energy

    The gradual loss of energy is one of the most unpleasant side effects of the ageing process. And it can be noticed at any age. Even a 30-year-old may complain that he no longer feels able to keep up with the younger guys at his soccer or boxing club. The middle-aged often say that, sandwiched

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  • Healthy Beauty Foods

    Healthy Beauty Foods

    You have heard that old saying “Real beauty comes from inside”. Nutrition experts have proved that you truly are what you eat. Throw away french-fried potatoes and buttery beef burgers. If you prefer to look attractive and spirit young and fit, you will have to eat many kids of fruits and vegetables that have been

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  • Benefits and Danger of Sunlight

    Benefits and Danger of Sunlight

    The sunlight gives both health benefits, and implies dangers. Here is a survey of how to get most benefits and avoid the dangers form the sunlight. THE SUNBEAMS GIVE MORE GOOD THAN BAD HEALTH EFFECTS WHEN USED WISELY For a long time we have been told to beware of the sun-rays and protect ourselves from

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  • All fats are not created equal

    All fats are not created equal

    The FDA regulations allow manufacturers of any food product with less than 0.5g of trans fat to list “0g” on the nutrition label. With that much leeway, it’s hard to know exactly how much trans fat you’re eating. For example, just two tablespoon servings of a margarine containing partially hydrogenated oils, but labeled 0g trans

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  • Eating healthy

    Eating healthy

    Eating healthy food can lower your risk of developing health problems, help manage health problems like heart disease and diabetes, and also make you feel good. Your food choices can make a really big difference to your health and well being. Choosing healthy and nutritious foods is one way you can lower your risk of

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