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,

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

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September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.  Ovarian Cancer affects around 238,000 women in world per year, and it is, unfortunately, one of the deadliest cancers. It is estimated that 1 in 75 women will develop ovarian cancer. Use this month to educate yourself and those around you about the symptoms and warning signs of ovarian cancer. And

High School Football Safety

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Football season is starting back up this fall, and if your teen is on the high school football team, there are a few things you should know to keep him safe and healthy. Football is certainly one of the most popular sports in the U.S., and families and communities rally around their teams every season to celebrate

7 Tips for Healthy Veins

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When you think about keeping your body healthy, do you include vein health as a priority? Vein health is often overlooked, but focusing on keeping your veins healthy can play an important part in making sure the rest of your body stays healthy. Below is a list of simple things you can do every day

The Pros and Cons of a Keto Diet

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It feels like everyone is talking about the Keto diet right now. And with so many people boasting its benefits, it can sound like an exciting train to jump on. However, before beginning a new diet plan it is always a good idea to do your research and weigh the pros and cons of the

Getting Ready for Back to School

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The long days and sunny vacations are winding down, and stores are beginning to stock their shelves with pencils and notebooks. You’ve done your back to school shopping for pencils, paper, and school uniforms, but have you made a back to school health checklist? Below are a few things you can do to help your