• Tips for Eating Healthy During the Holidays

    Tips for Eating Healthy During the Holidays

    It can be easy to overindulge in treats during the holidays, but it is still possible to eat healthy during the season. Path to improved health Whether it’s sitting around the family dinner table or munching on endless snacks at a party, the holidays mean food. Lots of food. It can be hard to keep

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  • Halloween Health & Safety Tips

    Halloween Health & Safety Tips

    Keep these tips in mind to help ensure your children have a healthy and safe Halloween. Costumes Plan costumes that are bright and reflective.Consider adding reflective tape or striping to costumes and trick-or-treat bags for greater visibility. Make sure that shoes fit well, and that costumes are short enough to prevent tripping, entanglement, or contact

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  • 11 Symptoms Of Breast Cancer Other Than Lumps

    11 Symptoms Of Breast Cancer Other Than Lumps

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. No need to Google “early signs of breast cancer” to know one of the telltale symptoms include a lump in the breast. Irregularities, like lumps and bumps, are, after all, the most common thing women are told to keep an eye and feel out for during a breast self-exam.

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  • World Heart Day: Know About Significance, Facts, And Importance

    World Heart Day: Know About Significance, Facts, And Importance

    World Heart Day is celebrated on September 29 annually, with the main objective of spreading awareness about cardiovascular diseases, it’s warning signs and effective measures one can take to combat it and ways to help people suffering from heart ailments. Every year, 18.6 million people die from cardiovascular diseases (CVD) including stroke, which is more than

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  • Understanding Alzheimer’s

    Understanding Alzheimer’s

    Alzheimer’s disease is a brain disorder that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills, and, eventually, the ability to carry out the simplest tasks. In most people with Alzheimer’s, symptoms first appear later in life. Estimates vary, but experts suggest that more than 6 million Americans, most of them age 65 or older, may have dementia

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  • Stress effects on the body

    Stress effects on the body

    Our bodies are well equipped to handle stress in small doses, but when that stress becomes long-term or chronic, it can have serious effects on your body. Stress affects all systems of the body including the musculoskeletal, respiratory, cardiovascular, endocrine, gastrointestinal, nervous, and reproductive systems.   Musculoskeletal system When the body is stressed, muscles tense

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  • What is gynaecological cancer and what are the symptoms?

    What is gynaecological cancer and what are the symptoms?

    September is Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month! Your first line of defense against gynecologic cancers? Get informed. Knowing the facts can help you recognize the sometimes silent symptoms so treatment can begin in the earlier stages. Approximately 70,500 women are diagnosed with gynecological cancer each year. The good news is that regular gynecologic screenings can find

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  • Everything You Need to Know About Cholesterol

    Everything You Need to Know About Cholesterol

    Wondering what those numbers mean for your heart and your health? Here’s what you should know about your blood cholesterol levels, and how to keep them under control. To understand how cholesterol affects your health, you must first know what cholesterol actually is. Cholesterol is a waxy substance that your body requires to build cells

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  • Screen Time and Children

    Screen Time and Children

    Children and adolescents spend a lot of time watching screens, including smartphones, tablets, gaming consoles, TVs, and computers. On average, children ages 8-12 in the United States spend 4-6 hours a day watching or using screens, and teens spend up to 9 hours. While screens can entertain, teach, and keep children occupied, too much use

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  • 11 Tips for Exercising Outdoors in the Summer Heat and Humidity

    11 Tips for Exercising Outdoors in the Summer Heat and Humidity

    Summer heat and humidity can certainly put a strain on your exercise plans. While you may have the option to move your workout plans indoors into an air-conditioned space, that’s not the only way to stay cool during warm-weather workouts. With some planning and precautions, many people can still exercise outdoors safely on hot summer

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  • National HIV Testing Day – June 27

    National HIV Testing Day – June 27

    Each year, America observes National HIV Testing Day on June 27, raising awareness about the importance of testing for HIV and getting an early diagnosis. Called NHTD in short, this day is crucial for encouraging people to increase HIV testing and know their status, and thus get the care they need to treat this illness.

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  • World Blood Donor Day – June 14, 2022

    World Blood Donor Day – June 14, 2022

    World Blood Donor Day takes place on 14 June each year. The Day was created to: raise global awareness of the need for safe blood and blood products for transfusion; highlight the critical contribution voluntary, unpaid blood donors make to national health systems; support national blood transfusion services, blood donor organizations and other nongovernmental organizations

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