How to Deal with Mental Stress During Christmas

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Despite the joy of the Christmas season, many people experience mental health problems that often get overlooked or pushed aside. The holiday season brings with it a lot of stress due to full calendars and keeping up with obligations and expectations. And although many people get to spend Christmas with their families and friends, Christmas is a

6 Tips for a Healthy, Happy Christmas

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Christmas time is typically known for traditions, time with family, Christmas parties, and cookies. But if you don’t take care of yourself, it’s easy to get so caught up in the business that you become overwhelmed with stress or even end up sick. Below are a few tips to help you stay healthy and enjoy

Diabetes Month

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November is National Diabetes Month. Diabetes causes health problems like kidney disease, nerve damage, and blindness. It is also one of the leading causes of death nationally. Over 80 million people in the U.S. are at risk of developing type 2 diabetes. However, with certain changes in diet and exercise habits, type 2 diabetes can be prevented.

Home Care and Hospice Month

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November is hospice and homecare appreciation month. It is an opportunity to thank all of the nurses, therapists, social workers, and home care aides who dedicate time and care to the patients and families they serve. These people are important to our health care system, and the work they do gives peace and comfort to thousands of patients and

Thanksgiving Health Tips

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The Halloween candy has already come (but probably not gone), and now Thanksgiving is just around the corner. The holiday season is often hard on exercise routines and healthy eating, but it doesn’t have to be. Here are a few tips on how to enjoy Thanksgiving dinner without overdoing it on the fat and carbs. Order

Flu Prevention Tips

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Many people end up with the flu every season because they don’t know how to prevent it. And although it usually means nothing more than a few sick days spent at home, certain factors can make the flu dangerous, especially for people with other health conditions like asthma or heart disease. Here are a few things

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, an opportunity to learn more about breast cancer and to contribute to finding a cure. What is breast cancer? Breast cancer is a group of abnormal cells that begin in the breast and often spread to other parts of the body. When cells grow incorrectly and group together, a

Pumpkin’s Health Benefits

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It’s almost Halloween, and that means its pumpkin-carving season. You might be familiar with the pumpkins turned jack-o-lanterns, but how familiar are you with the health benefits of pumpkin? Pumpkin is a kind of squash that contains vitamins and nutrients that are good for your heart health, immune system, eyesight, and skin.  Below we will

Keeping Your Cholesterol in Check this Holiday Season

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Families gather, shelves are stocked with holiday decorations, and traditions begin to work their way into holiday parties, along with home-cooked food and treats. Good food is part of what makes the holiday season fun, but for people with high cholesterol, it is especially important to be mindful of what you are eating so that you

Halloween Candy Safety

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Cool weather, falling leaves, and pumpkin patches are welcoming in the fall season, and kids are picking out their Halloween costumes for trick-or-treating.  But as a parent, you may be worried about what treats end up in your child’s Halloween candy basket.  Below is a list of ways you can make sure your children enjoy the holiday,