4 Family Activities to Encourage Exercise

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With so many electronic devices readily available these days, it’s often difficult to get your kids up and moving. Even adults have trouble finding the time (or energy) to work out. Finding family activities that everyone can participate in together is often the best way to ensure your family is getting the amount of exercise …

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What You Need to Know About Hearing Loss

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A startling 20% of Americans, nearly 48 million people, will suffer from some level of hearing loss. Even more surprising, one in three people 65 or older will report hearing loss. While most people don’t think of it as a major public healthy issue, hearing loss is almost as common as arthritis and …

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Five Things to Have in Your Home First Aid Kit

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Whether you have kids in your home or not, keeping a home first aid kit is important. Common household accidents such as burns, scrapes, bee stings, etc. can easily be taken care of without seeking professional medical care if you have the right items at home. Below are five things you should have in …

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Unexpected Spring Allergy Triggers

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Springtime is here and with it comes spring allergies. While the weather is beautiful and flowers are finally beginning to blossom again, there are a number of unexpected allergy triggers that can make you miserable this time of year. Being in the know about what may be triggering your allergies is key to preventing dry …

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Beginner’s Guide to Training for a 5k

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Most people who don’t consider themselves runners or haven’t run in awhile are often overwhelmed at the thought of training for a race. By implementing a realistic training schedule, proper nutrition and adequate stretching and rest, you’ll be better prepared for a 5k run. If you’re planning to tackle a 5k there are a few …

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What You Need to Know About Vision Screenings

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Eye health is something that can easily be taken for granted. Because most people are born with the ability to see clearly, it’s often not until something begins to go wrong that medical care is sought. However, it’s important to receive regular vision screenings to ensure your eye health is up to par and to …

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Chemical Exposure Symptoms

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Chemical exposure is a scary thing, especially because many chemicals are invisible and odorless. Because you may not always know when you’ve been exposed to a harmful chemical, it’s essential you know the symptoms so you can seek medical treatment immediately. Below are a few key things you should know about chemical exposure.
 
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What You Need to Know About X-Rays

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Whether you broke an arm as a child or suffered from a cavity as an adult, most of us have had an x-ray of some sort in our life. While it’s not an uncommon occurrence, many people don’t know much about this form of radiation. Below are a few things to know about x-rays, …

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What to Expect During an Annual Physical  

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Annual physical exams are something that create a lot of resistance and anxiety for many people. However, healthy or not, it’s important to schedule your annual physical at the same time every year to keep a consistent eye on your health. If you’re unsure what goes on during an annual physical exam, below are …

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What You Need to Know About the Zika Virus

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It’s a disease most people weren’t familiar with until recently. The Zika virus, now spread to 29 different countries, is transmitted from bites of an infected mosquito or sexual contact from someone who is infected with the virus. It’s estimated that 3 million to 4 million people throughout the Americas will become infected with the …

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