Category: Health and Exercise

5 Fun Ways to Escape the Summer Heat

Jun 24, 2016

Summer can be a great time to be outside and enjoy the sun. Summer also has heat, humidity and bugs — things that drive people indoors. If you have to spend some time inside this summer, here are five fun things to do with your kids or grandkids (and heck, most of these can be […]

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6 Reasons Hugs Are Good for You

Jun 17, 2016

Everyone knows hugs can make us feel loved and special. They can encourage us to excel or comfort us when we’re down. They can create a feeling of trust and make us feel safe and secure. But did you know hugs also have some important health benefits? > Hugs are good for your heart – […]

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Summer Skin Safety

Jun 03, 2016

With the unofficial start of summer last weekend, our activities move outdoors. That’s why we are reminding you how to protect yourself from the harmful effects of the sun. Overexposure to the sun’s ultraviolet radiation causes most skin cancers, unsightly sunspots and premature aging of skin. People of all races and ethnicities can be at […]

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Preparing for a Fun Run

Mar 17, 2016

You’ve spent three months waiting out winter in close proximity to your television set. And now your best friend has signed you up for a fun run. In order for that run to be even a little bit fun, consider a few preparations. Start healthy If you haven’t participated in a physical activity for a […]

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4 Ways to Save on Gym Memberships

Mar 04, 2016

How’s that New Year’s resolution to get back to the gym going? Yeah, thought so. But if you find the right facility, you have plenty of time to shape up in time for beach season. Do a test workout. Take advantage of the free trial at a few gyms. Be sure to go when you […]

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