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healthMay is National Fitness Month!

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It’s no coincidence that May is National Health and Fitness month. After a long, cold winter, the weather has finally turned–making it the perfect time to get outside and get active! From more...

healthWear red for healthy hearts!

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When we think of February, we think of Valentine’s Day and a celebration of love with the heart as the symbol. It’s also American Heart Month focused on heart health especially in women. 42 million American women live with heart disease. more...

healthHome remedies for colds and flu

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Flu season is here and regardless of the plethora of over-the-counter remedies available, the best medicine really is to ride it out with plenty of rest and lots of fluids. Choosing the right foods and drinks are crucial at this time to help you feel better and most importantly, stay that more...

healthMake it a healthy 2014

How to avoid winter weight gain

If there’s one resolution you should have for this year is to be healthy and lead a safer healthier life. The easiest way to do this is to tick off simple things that you can do in less than 5 minutes everything from washing your hands more often to reading food labels and using seat belts properly.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, known as the CDC, is America’s center for health. It’s website has tons of information for all of us to do better. For getting your health in order in five minutes or less, check out their page in the family health section and see what changes you can make.

So check out the list, make your own plan for a healthy year, (for both you and your family), download an app or two to you phone which might help keep you on track, or just go for a walk before you sit down to watch the big game. It all adds up!

What's your plan?

healthStress less and enjoy the holidays

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The to-do list never seems to get shorter but the calendar says there are only a few days left to Christmas and New Year celebrations. There’s the year-end crunch at work to wrap up projects before Jan. 1. Throw in a badly timed snowstorm and all of your plans get trampled like slush underfoot. Instead, take some time for yourself and help melt away the stress so you can enjoy the season of more...