Stretches Every Runner Should Be Doing

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Hi, everyone. My name is Megan Hopkins and I am the blogger behind That Running Girl. As the name suggests, I am a runner. I’ve been running for the past 16 years and have experienced the ups and downs that come with being a runner.
 
One of the most common issues runners face is …

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Is it a Cold or the Flu?

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It is the feeling we all dread: waking up with that achy, feverish feeling while we sneeze and cough like crazy. The first thing that usually pops into your head is trying to determine whether it feels like a cold or the flu. A cold, while still miserable, will usually only keep you …

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Healthy Food Swaps for Your Thanksgiving Dinner

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Thanksgiving is one of the most highly anticipated holidays of the year. Not only is it one of the few days each year that family members, both near and far, gather together, it’s also the one day a year you don’t need an excuse to eat to your heart’s content. While it isn’t …

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4 Tips for Stress-free Holiday Travel

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For most people, the holiday season is the happiest time of the year. From spending time with family to giving gifts to loved ones, the holidays bring joy and happiness. However, if you’ve ever tried to travel during the week of Thanksgiving or Christmas, you know how stressful it can be. Below are …

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5 Ways to Prevent Winter Illness

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Most of us are ready for the winter months by the time summer is slowly wrapping up, but one of winter’s unwanted sidekicks is the season of sickness. From the common cold to strep throat to bronchitis, you are much more susceptible to getting sick in the colder months. But worry not, there are …

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5 Tips to Ensure a Safe Halloween

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Halloween is always one of the most anticipated holidays for children. Between dressing up in costumes and getting bags full of candy, there’s no better event than trick or treating. This Halloween, make sure you implement the following safety tips to ensure you and your family have a safe holiday.
 

Accompany …

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Back Safety in the Workplace

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One of the most common injuries in the workplace, totaling nearly 20 percent of all work-place injuries, is the back injury. In fact, almost 1 million workers have suffered from a back-related injury in their place of work.
 
The most common back injuries experienced in the workplace are strains, sprains and herniated …

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CareNow in the Community

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Since 1993, CareNow has been committed to providing the Dallas/Fort Worth area with the most effective primary medical care possible. It is because of this that we have become well known in the community over the past 22 years. Our patients are like family to us and we embrace any opportunity we can …

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Importance of the Flu Shot

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As temperatures fall and winter nears, the chances of falling ill with the flu greatly increase. Typical flu season falls between December and February, although cases are often still reported as early as October and as late as May.  While most people think of the flu as a miserable illness that lasts a …

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5 Tips for Surviving Fall Allergies

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Most people think allergies occur only during the spring, but the truth is fall can be just as brutal. If you’re suffering from a runny nose, watery eyes, itchy eyes and can’t stop sneezing and coughing, chances are you’re dealing with fall allergies.
 
Ragweed and mold are two of the main suspects during …

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