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Best Forms of Exercise for Your Body

Everybody is different. Really- every body. This means not every exercise is the best for different age groups, health goals, or physical abilities. The National Institute on Aging indicates four main types of exercise: endurance, strength, balance, and flexibility. Let’s walk (no pun intended) through

Woman with summer seasonal allergies

Why Spring Allergies Last Well Into Summer

We often hear about spring allergies and fall allergies, but summer allergies are rarely mentioned. Yet, for many people across the country, once spring allergies start, they don’t seem to stop until winter begins; for others, there is no break, not even when winter begins.

Men's Health Month in June

Men’s Health Month

Every June, we celebrate Men’s Health Month by encouraging the men in our lives to practice healthy habits, eat right, exercise, and take care of themselves, both physically and mentally.    In many cultures, including ours, men are strong, care for their families, and don’t

Healthy summer snacks

Healthy Summer Snacking Ideas

Summertime is full of pool days, beach days, and picnics. Nothing is better than spending a warm day by the pool with the best snacks or having outside get-togethers where everyone brings something to share. The best summer snacks to bring are healthy, delicious, and

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Tips For Getting a Good Night’s Sleep

Did you know May is Better Sleep Month? Getting enough sleep each night is vital for your overall physical, mental, and emotional health. Many people do not realize the importance of getting 7-8 hours of sleep each night. Getting inadequate sleep can have negative long-term

Young girl drinking water to stay healthy

Benefits of Drinking Water

We all know that drinking water is essential but do you know why? Do you know the benefits your body and mind see when you drink plenty of water? How much water should you drink each day? Let’s dig into these questions and more.  We’re

Tick on a leaf

Preventing Tick Bites

As we enter the spring and summer months, we begin to spend more time outdoors. The warmer weather brings out more insects and pests, including ticks. Ticks are small, spider-like creatures that are most active during warmer months. They mainly live in grassy or wooded

earth day 2022

Earth Day 2022

Earth Day started in 1970 because of Senator Gaylord Nelson, a senator from Wisconsin, who was concerned about the emerging environmental crisis in the United States. He wanted to help build awareness of our environment’s concerns by getting it on the front pages. Soon after,

spring cleaning tips

Tips for Spring Cleaning

Spring has finally arrived! Start the new season off right, freshening up your home by cleaning and decluttering. Deep cleaning your home promotes wellness and organization to help you live a healthier lifestyle. It is essential to protect yourself from harsh chemicals when cleaning by

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How to Drive Safely on Ice

During this season, roads can be hazardous due to the colder temperatures. Snow and ice are more likely to occur and cause issues when traveling. It is best not to drive at all, but sometimes being on the roads during these conditions is unavoidable. The