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4 Ways to Stay Healthy as a College Student

The hectic schedule of a college student can make it difficult to make healthy choices on a daily basis. Getting enough sleep, making time for exercise, eating healthy, and taking digital breaks can help both your mental and physical health as a college student. Although

Starting Each Day Healthy in 2019

New Year’s resolutions often surround health and fitness goals for the new year. One easy way to be healthier in 2019 is starting each day with a healthy breakfast that will give you the energy and brain power you need, to conquer the day. Here

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5 Most Common Urgent Care Visits

When faced with a medical situation, it is important to understand the most appropriate medical facility for treatment. Emergency rooms,  your primary care physician’s office, and urgent care clinics all have their place when it comes to patient care. However, here are some, but not
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5 Ways to Fight the Flu This Season

It can be a real challenge to stay healthy during peak flu season, but with a few good flu prevention habits, you can reduce your risk of getting the flu this year. While getting vaccinated remains the first line of defense from the flu, there

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5 Reasons to Get Your Flu Shot

Flu season always seems to come back around way too soon, making it easy to put off getting a flu shot or to avoid it altogether. However, the flu can be more dangerous than you may think. Here are 5 reasons to get your flu

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Finding the Energy to Keep Up With the Holidays

As the holidays approach, there are many things that must be prepared… the food, your home, and gifts; the list goes on and on. However, amidst the holidays, we often forget to prepare our bodies for the seasonal rush hour, leading to loss of energy.

How Much Water Should You Really Be Drinking?

“You are what you eat.” That’s how the saying goes, right? Well, your body is actually made up of mostly water. Yep, you read that correctly. No matter how many donuts you consumed for breakfast this morning, your body is still made up of mostly

Staying Healthy When the Weather Changes

When a new season approaches, it usually includes a change in the weather, and those changes can affect our bodies in more ways than more. While the temperatures prepare to drop this season, make sure to take the correct health precautions, and be aware of

Strep Throat vs. Sore Throat

Waking up with an itchy or irritated throat is no doubt a frustrating feeling. It can be easy to write your symptoms off as a sore throat and continue on with your day, but it’s important to be careful because your symptoms could also be