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    Keeping Your Eyes Healthy

    August 23, 2021

    Your sense of sight plays a vital role in helping you safely interact with your surroundings while providing you with the ability to visually comprehend and enjoy what’s in front of you. And because August is National Eye Exam Month, we are going to give you some interesting information pertaining to your eyes along with some advice on how to maintain healthy eyesight.

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    The Health Benefits of Hiking

    July 9, 2021

    Going outside and taking a walk through nature can be an incredible experience, invigorating the senses while getting some exercise along the way. Hiking has been proven to have a multitude of benefits, for both the body and the mind. In this article, we are going to discuss some of those benefits, hopefully enticing you to get out and enjoy all that nature has to offer.

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    June is National Men’s Health Month

    June 9, 2021

    June is Men’s Health Month, a national observance used to raise awareness about health care for men and focus on encouraging boys, men and their families to practice and implement healthy living decisions, such as exercising and eating healthy. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, men in the United States, on average, die 5 years earlier than women and die at higher rates from the three leading causes of death, heart disease, cancer and unintentional injuries. During Men’s Health Month, we encourage men to take control of their health, and for families to teach young boys healthy habits throughout childhood.
    -US Department of Health & Human Services

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    Celebrating National Salad Month

    May 19, 2021

    Initially celebrated in 1992, National Salad Month brings attention to the health benefits correlating to, you guessed it, eating salad! Salad may not be the meal of choice for many Americans; however, there are plenty of tasty ingredients you can include in your salad without negating its positive impact on your health. In this article, we are going to go over some of the most popular salad ingredients and provide you with tips on protecting yourself from foodborne illnesses.

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    April Is Stress Awareness Month

    April 29, 2021

    Beginning in 1992, Stress Awareness Month was created to raise awareness about stress and anxiety, attempting to help those continuously struggling with these negative emotions. While all of us experience different forms of stress at some point, many Americans deal with chronic stress. And without effective treatment and/or stress management skills, chronic stress can be debilitating, preventing you from being productive and enjoying all that life has to offer.

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    March is National Nutrition Month

    March 24, 2021

    Started in 1973, National Nutrition Month serves as a friendly reminder for Americans to eat healthy. A healthy diet can lead to increases in both physical and mental well-being. In this article, we are going to provide you with some interesting facts and go over simple ways to improve your diet.

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    Keeping Healthy During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    March 2, 2021

    When the COVID-19 pandemic began taking its toll in March 2020, no one could have predicted that we would still be dealing with its devastating repercussions in 2021. And unfortunately, it looks like we will continue battling through this pandemic for the foreseeable future. On a positive note, there are plenty of established precautionary measures you can take to minimize the chances of catching or spreading COVID-19. The following guidelines have basically become common knowledge, but it never hurts to keep these safety precautions in mind.

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    Exercise – Keeping Up Your New Year’s Resolution

    January 12, 2021

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, 2020 has been an extremely difficult year for everyone. And although we aren’t out of the woods yet, vaccinations have begun and 2021 is already starting to look brighter. No matter how trying the past 365 days have been, making and sticking to healthy New Year’s resolutions can only improve upon the next 365. In this article we are going to discuss one of the most popular New Year’s resolutions, getting more exercise. We are also going to provide you with some proactive ways to help achieve your exercise goals.

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    Staying Healthy During The Holiday Season

    January 6, 2021

    The holiday season is usually filled with numerous occasions to indulge in a lavish array of delicious appetizer spreads and homecooked meals while spending time with family and friends. However, this year, the uncertainty brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic is going to have a strong impact on how all of us will be celebrating. In this article we are going to discuss some of the steps you can take to enjoy the holidays while keeping you and your loved ones healthy and safe.

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    Does Weather Affect My Mood?

    December 1, 2020

    Human emotions are extremely complex and may be influenced by many different elements. Genetics, external factors, and lifestyle choices can all affect your mood. And for many people, the weather can play a significant role in how they feel from day to day.

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