Saturday, May 15, 2021

Water Works

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...

Letter Perfect Skin Care Tips

Parks are reopening, trees & flowers are blooming 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...

Myths Miss The Mark For Organ Donations

April is Donate Life Month.  It's an ideal time of year to focus special attention on the gift of life that nearly every person can provide. It’s also a timely opportunity to dispel some myths,...

“The Whole Tooth” About Dental Hygiene

Our last few Wellness columns have talked about good nutrition and the importance of careful use of salt and sugar. We also know that healthy teeth and gums can play an important role in overall...

Healthy Habits Food For Thought

Some of our recent Wellness columns have discussed the dangers of too much salt and too much sugar in a diet. This week, we wrap up the Academy of Nutrition and Dietics observation of...

Some Granular Tips About Sugar Intake

Last week 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. This week,...

Healthy Habits Start With A Grain Of Salt

In recent 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 your health...

Blood Pressure “By The Numbers”

A few weeks ago, our Wellness column discussed the factors and "the numbers" that help to determine what constitutes a healthy heart rate. Today we’ll take a closer look at blood pressure facts and figures....

Women – Time To Reduce Your Risk For Heart Disease

As a follow up to last month's observance of American Heart Month, this week we want to focus our attention on women. The stereotype of the typical heart attack victim is an overweight, sedentary...

Heart Health Helpers

As we continue our observance of February as American Heart Month, it's important to treat your heart well, and to do everything in your power to ensure that it stays healthy in the long...

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