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Monday, June 24, 2019

Seven Steps To Take In The Event Of Snake Bites

It's the time of year when we're more likely to spend time in the great outdoors. If this is the case with you and your family & friends, there are 2 types of potential...

There’s “Time” To Sound A Good Smoke Alarm

Our Wellness feature last Wednesday discussed how adopting healthy habits can help in the effort to quit smoking. If you need more incentive to quit, consider how quickly that decision can begin to deliver...

Time To Quit Smoking? Get In A Healthy Habit.

If this is the time to finally quit smoking, there are number of methods worth considering. Some people gain comfort by replacing cigarettes with mints, gum and even lollypops — which offer oral stimulation...

For Elders, Safety Begins At Home

As part of our observance of National Osteoporosis Month, last week’s Wellness Wednesday column provided practical suggestions to prevent falls, that can lead to broken bones and a declining quality of life. It’s important...

Take Steps To Avoid Falls

May is National Osteoporosis Month, and a good time to remember that although good bone health is important at all stages of life, people aged 65 and older should literally be  taking proper steps...

4 Factors To Reduce Stroke Threats

May is National Stroke Awareness Month and the ideal time to share information about the key categories of risk factors for strokes. According to the National Stroke Association, if you know the personal characteristics...

Alpha-Basics For Melanoma Prevention

With warmer weather, longer days and more time spent outdoors, it’s no surprise the American Academy of Dermatology chooses May to observe Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection & Protection Month. Skin cancer is the most common form...

Building Blocks For Better Bones

May is National Osteoporosis Month and a good time to review the essentials of good bone health. Taking the right steps as part of everyday life can play an important role in building strong...

Organ Donation Is A True Salvation

April is nationally recognized as Donate Life Month, and our Wellness column is concluding our 3 part series on the importance and the essentials of organ donation. If you have decided to seriously consider...

Organ Donation Explanations

Our Wellness Wednesday feature continues an important focus on organ donations, in recognition of Donate Life Month. Last week we addressed some of the many myths about organ donations that simply aren’t true. This...

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