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Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Shaking The Sugar Habit

A few weeks ago our Wellness feature shared a handful of tips on effective ways to reduce salt in your diet and improve your health in areas such as blood pressure and kidney function....

Coronavirus Coping Strategies From Central Carolina Hospital

As we pull together as a community in the midst of the Coronavirus epidemic, it's important to be aware of some basic "do's and don't's" that involve personal health habits. Central Carolina Hospital has...

Nix Salty Six To Fix Your Blood Pressure

In the past 2 weeks, our Wellness column has discussed the “facts & figures” that help us determine what constitutes a good blood pressure rate and a healthy heart. If you’re looking to improve...

Blood Pressure Measures

Last week, our Wellness column discussed the factors that help to determine what constitutes a healthy heart rate. Today we’ll take a closer look at blood pressure numbers. If you’re like many people, you...

Knowing The State Of Your Heart Rate

Our Wellness column wraps up our focus on American Heart Month with a closer look at heartbeats. There is a set of numbers you should keep track of and maintain, in order to help...

Heart Risk Reduction Tips For Women

As we continue our closer look at healthy heart behavior during American Heart Month, this week we want to focus our attention on women. The stereotype of the typical heart attack victim is an...

Leaping In To Heart Health

February is American Heart Month. This year Central Carolina Hospital, long-time sponsors of our Wellness Wednesday column, is making special note of the calendar and celebrating with its 29 Days of Heart.  That's right,...

Make The Most Of Your Doctor’s Visit . . . Plan Ahead!

Do you, or a family member, have a doctor’s visit coming up in the near future? If so, the best way to make sure you benefit most from it, is to set aside some time...

Let’s Pass This Stress Test

Our Wellness column last Wednesday shared 4 essential factors in the quest for quality health. They included nutrition, lifestyle, sleep and stress. While addressing the challenges of the first three areas is rather self-evident,...

4 Factors For A Healthy New Year

With the new year comes a renewed commitment by many to improve our overall health. Some factors, most notably our genetics and age, are beyond our control. But most health experts point to these...

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