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Saturday, July 4, 2020

Chair Exercises For “Healthier At Home”

While we find ourselves spending more time at home lately, it's also possible we may find ourselves not being as physically active as we could be. Don’t despair! Instead, consider incorporating chair exercises. With...

Hydration Declarations

Sometimes the best paths to wellness are also the simplest. Quite possibly, the best example of this is water consumption. As we move into hotter, outdoor weather, water intake becomes even more important. Our...

When Smoking Ends, Benefits Begin (Right Away!)

Last week, our Wellness Wednesday feature discussed how adopting healthy habits can help in the effort to quit smoking. This week, we're very happy to report that if you need more incentive to quit,...

Making Smoking Less Routine

We're in a time when more people are giving serious thought to optimizing their health. Along those lines, if this is the time you've finally decided to quit smoking, there are a variety of...

“Safer At Home” Is Especially Important For Seniors

Last week’s Wellness Wednesday column focused on senior-related health and provided practical suggestions to prevent falls, that can lead to broken bones and a declining quality of life. As a follow up this week,...

Avoid Falls With These Important Steps

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

Stroke Risks Increased By These Factors

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...

Letter Perfect Melanoma Prevention

Parks are reopening and it's time for folks to begin to enjoy the warmer weather, longer days and more outdoor activities.  It's also time for the American Academy of Dermatology to share some important...

Stepping Stones For Stronger 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...

Some Organ Donation Facts & Figures

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...

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