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Drug & Alcohol Facts Week

Last week was National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week. Across the country schools and others developed programs and events to help educate the youth on the effects of drug and alcohol use and abuse. With the rise in teen vaping over the past few years now is a better time than ever to educate yourself,…

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is national Breast Cancer Awareness month, which means it’s a great time to get educated on the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women world wide. Chances are cancer in some type has directly or indirectly touched all of us. Breast Cancer specifically is predicted to be diagnosed of 1 in every 8 women at…

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Health after Hurricane

In the aftermath of Hurricane Florence over the past week, watching our community come together and help each other is the epitome of what it means to be #newbernstrong. The selflessness of helping those in need with clean up efforts, food, cleaning supplies and other needs doesn’t go unrecognized during these times. Hurricane Florence left…

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Boost your Brain Power

In a world where we all seem to be on the go all the time, exhaustion and anxiety feel like they are running at an all time high. It is hard to process everything going on all at once, leading to forgetfulness and feeling overwhelmed. Luckily there are super simple ways to boost your brain…

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The Power of Friendship

Friends. They are a sounding board for ideas, someone to laugh with, cry with, are there to support us through thick and thin. There are all kinds of friendships throughout life, and they have more influence on who we are and what makes us tick then we realize. Have you ever thought about the role…

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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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When “Feeling the Burn” is NOT a Good Thing

Sunburns may seem like a given after a day at the beach, but you should really consider them potentially harmful wounds. Skin cancer is the most common cancer in this country, and UV light exposure is its most preventable risk factor. So why, in 2014, did one-third of surveyed adults report suffering a sunburn? According…

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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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