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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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Forget the Alarm: Don’t Feel Guilty about Those Lazy Weekends

Science says sleeping in on the weekend may help you live longer—especially if you don’t get enough rest during the week. We’re wrapping up Better Sleep Month with a look at a bit of “catch up” sleep could be a major boost to your health. Scientists have long known about the connection between how much…

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If You Suspect Stroke, Think F.A.S.T.

May is National Stroke Awareness Month Even though up to 80% of strokes are preventable, on average, a stroke occurs every 40 seconds. Every four minutes someone dies of a stroke in the United States. Would you be able to recognize a stroke if was happening to you or someone around you? Unfortunately, too many…

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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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Just Two Numbers Can Say So Much About Your Health

In North Carolina, approximately 2.7 million adults have been diagnosed with high blood pressure (HBP), or hypertension, by a health care professional. An additional one in three may be at risk for the condition. HBP causes or contributes to at least one in four deaths in our state each year. High Blood Pressure Education Month,…

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Be Proactive to Defeat Type 2 Diabetes

April is Defeat Diabetes Month! According to the International Diabetes Foundation, roughly 425 million people are living with diabetes. Another 352 million people are estimated to be at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes and accounts for nearly 95% of diabetes cases worldwide. The…

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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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Cut Carbs—Not Fat—to Save Your Heart

While we’ve long been told to lay off the fat, new studies support growing evidence that too many carbohydrates pose the real threat to heart health. Scientists have known for hundreds of years the heart is the engine of the body, but they’re still learning just how deadly the wrong fuel can be. Heart disease…

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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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Here’s Why You Don’t Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions (And What to Do About It)

Making a New Year’s resolution is a great way to make a positive change in your life, but it’s quite rare that you’ll actually stick to those promises. According to U.S. News, approximately 80% of resolutions fail by the second week of February—the odds are definitely against you. “Researchers have looked at success rates of…

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