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Tuesday, September 22, 2020

The Lessened Foods Lesson

Our Wellness Wednesday column last week covered the “live 5” — a handful of food categories that should be a big part of your healthy, balanced diet. This week, we’ll flip the coin and...

Meal Plan Mainstays

We're heading into the fall season, and a year when many families and individuals are especially mindful of the importance of nutritious eating.  This week, our Wellness Wednesday column takes a closer look at...

Sleep Deprivation Explanations

The quality and quantity of sleep we get on a regular basis is central to our health. Unfortunately, many adults frequently miss the mark and their quality of health may suffer more than they...

The “Reign” Of Tropical Storms & How To Prepare

We’re in the early stages of tropical storm and hurricane season, with a recent landfall event on Oak Island and reports of a serious storm's arrival on the Gulf Coast this week already in...

Breast Feeding Benefits For Baby & Mother

World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) was introduced in 1991 by the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) and aims to “protect, promote and support breastfeeding.” WBW is observed in August each year and is an...

The Vaccination Exclamation

Our Wellness Wednesday column last week discussed the importance of scheduling that back-to-school checkup with your health provider for each child in the family.  This week we’ll touch on another key reason for annual well-checks.  It's a...

Back To School & Back To The Doctor

Many families get in the habit of scheduling their children's annual wellness check-ups around back-to-school time each year. It's a good way to maintain overall health and well-being.  But in these uncharted times, it's...

Home-Based Heart Health Helpers

Whether you're working on-site and relaxing after a long day at work, or find yourself working at home, there's a decent possibility that you haven't been as physically active as usual of late.  Often...

Summer Travel Safety Measures

Even in a time when many people are staying closer to home, it's a good idea to incorporate safety and security in to travel plans. If a family vacation, extended weekend getaway or overnight...

Hot Thoughts

With the days at their longest and brightest, many of us like to take advantage of the summer season, soaking up vitamin D and spending as much time outdoors as we can.  Whether it’s...

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