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Make Sure Dad’s Healthy for Many Father’s Day Celebrations to Come

June is Men’s Health Month If you’re like most of the country, you celebrated the dad(s) in your life yesterday during Father’s Day. These men are special and we value the wisdom they provide and the time spent with them. We want them here to share the joys of life with us as long as…

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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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Heart Health is Tied to Mental Health

February is American Heart Month! Recent research confirms the phrase “you are what you eat” may be true, especially when it comes to effects on mental health. The study reports that a heart-healthy diet can have a positive impact on how you feel. Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) has been shown to lower high…

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Don’t Diet if You Want to Lose Weight

Healthy Weight Week is January 21-27, 2018 There are no magic diets, pills, or operations for long-term, healthy weight loss. The idea behind Healthy Weight Week is that most diets are harmful self-esteem. People diet because they consider themselves overweight and, as punishment, they turn to deprivation and excessive calorie restriction—only making themselves more miserable….

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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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How Much is Too Much on Thanksgiving?

Is pigging out during the holiday a harmless indulgence or a real health worry? 4,500. That’s quite a large number. Would you believe that’s the number of calories the average American is expected to consume this Thanksgiving? According to research from the Calorie Control Council, a typical holiday dinner alone can carry a load of…

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June 12-18 is Men’s Health Week

Addressing your health can be scary, but avoiding it altogether can be deadly. According to a recent National Health Interview Survey of 33,075 adults, 24.3% of all men over 18 years of age had not seen a doctor in the past year compared to 12% of all women in the same group. The survey interestingly…

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May is National Stroke Awareness Month

Strokes Don’t Discriminate: No Matter Your Age, Education and Awareness are Vital A stroke can happen to anyone at any time—at any age. During National Stroke Awareness Month healthcare professionals are urging Americans to learn more about the impact of stroke, learn stroke symptoms and what to do if you spot them, and to access…

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Love Your Heart

Today’s Choices Prevent Future Threats Guess what? You’re never too young—or too old—to take care of your heart. Preventing heart disease, and all cardiovascular diseases, is easy when you make smart decisions now that will pay great dividends the rest of your life. Lack of exercise, a poor diet, and other unhealthy habits can take…

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September is National Cholesterol Awareness Month



Know Your Numbers: Are You at Risk? Seventy-one million American adults have high cholesterol, but only one-third have the condition under control. September is National Cholesterol Education Month—a good time to get your cholesterol screened. High cholesterol is one of the main risk factors for coronary heart disease, heart attack, and stroke. So, as you…

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