Category: Health and Exercise


Great Summer Recipes That Have Bold Flavors (and Not a Lot of Salt)

Aug 18, 2016

It’s no great secret that Americans are struggling with high blood pressure. In fact, the Center for Disease Control reports that two-thirds of American adults fall within prehypertension or hypertension ranges. This dangerous condition can lead to all kinds of issues, including heart attack, stroke and kidney disease. We also know that salt intake can […]

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5 Fun Ways to Escape the Summer Heat

Jul 14, 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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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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