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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 effects such as an increase

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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 sure you’re familiar with the

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What You Need to Know About High Blood Pressure

Every May is Blood Pressure Awareness Month. Sponsored by the CDC, National High Blood Pressure Education Month raises awareness about the effects high blood pressure can have on health. Because of how pervasive high blood pressure is, we wanted to take the opportunity to explain what blood pressure is, along

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Navigating Arthritis

Arthritis simply means inflammation or swelling of one or more joints. While the image most of us think of is usually one of osteoarthritis, there are actually more than 100 different conditions that affect the joints and the tissues around the joints. Specific causes, risk factors, and treatment plans vary

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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, the air pollution issues were

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The Start of Spring Allergies

Many celebrate as the weather warms up and we can finally spend more time outside. Many others, however, start to deal with spring allergies, which can take some of the enjoyment away from spending that much-needed time outside. Luckily, there are ways to prepare for spring allergies to stay ahead

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Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month is observed in March and was built to raise awareness of the difficulties people with disabilities face every day. These disabilities can refer to learning and behavioral disabilities like autism, A.D.H.D., physical impairments, and intellectual functioning. Just in the U.S., over 5 million Americans have developmental

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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 wearing gloves, safety goggles, and

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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 AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety

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American Heart Month

February is known as American Heart Month, when we raise awareness about the importance of heart health, talk about disease prevention, and share how to make heart-healthy decisions. As heart disease is the number one killer of Americans, this month is increasingly important to many people across the country. While