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Happy Labor Day!

Happy Labor Day from all of us at CCHC!! It’s the last official weekend of summer, and as we all head to the pool, beach, lake or to a great backyard barbecue, don’t put your health on the back burner. Here are some quick tips to make the most of your Labor Day celebrations! If…

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Battling the Heat and Exercise

The heat and humidity feel oppressive when even just walking outside for short periods of time. When deciding to do any kind of physical activity in the added heat and humidity of late summer, keep in mind the added stress that your body may be under. We have compiled ways to help eliminate the risks…

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Tips and Tricks for overcoming Jet Lag

With the summer in full swing, it seems like more and more people are hopping in the car, jumping on a plane and heading to vacation. With lots of fun planned for the road ahead we often forget to factor in the most important part: Sleep! Getting enough sleep is the key to being able…

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Hey, Mom! Make Your Health a Priority This Week and Every Week

National Women’s Health Week begins on Mother’s Day each year and is a reminder to women to take care of themselves and to make their health a priority. Yesterday families across the country gathered to celebrate the woman who cooks for them, does laundry for them, drives them to after school practices and games, and…

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Getting Your Diet Back on Track After Thanksgiving

We’re in the post-Thanksgiving phase, but holiday parties, office gatherings, and Christmas day meals loom large in the coming weeks. Let’s look at how we can battle back to normal eating habits. Last week we warned you about the nearly 4,500 calories the average American consumes on Thanksgiving. It’s a scary number, and we provided…

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March is National Kidney Month

March is National Kidney Month! Don’t Ignore the “Silent Killer” The kidneys are the body’s chemical factories, filtering waste and performing vital functions that control things like red blood cell production and blood pressure. But over time, your kidneys can become damaged with little or no physical symptoms to warn you there might be trouble….

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The Heat Is On – 6 Big Myths About Dehydration

Stay hydrated The heat is on, so you’ve probably got your water bottle out. And that’s a good thing. “Every single cell in your body needs fluid to function properly,” says Angie Eakin, MD, a family medicine physician at Barnard Medical Center in Washington, D.C. “That’s why even mild dehydration can make you irritable, foggy-headed,…

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