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

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

May 2018 – National Stroke Awareness Month

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May is National Stroke Awareness month, an opportunity to educate and raise awareness about the signs, symptoms, and treatments for strokes.  Knowing what to do if someone near you experiences a stroke, could help save a life and prevent disability. Signs and Symptoms Stroke is one of the leading causes of death and of disability.

6 Dietary Tips for Keeping Your Bones Healthy

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A healthy diet can help your body in many ways.  One particular benefit of a healthy diet that many people don’t think about is maintaining good bone health.  Your bones, like the rest of your body, need certain nutrients to stay strong.  The two most important nutrients for bone health are calcium and vitamin D.

Helpful Breastfeeding Tips and Resources.

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Breastfeeding is a beautiful and important part of motherhood, but it can feel difficult at times.  The Women’s Center at Crisp is here to walk through the challenges and the victories that come with breastfeeding.  We’ve included a list of some helpful tips and resources below to support new and pregnant mothers. Have patience –

7 Great Tips For Allergy Season

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Along with new flowers and warmer temperatures comes pollen season.  If you have seasonal allergies, you have probably begun to experience some of the irritating symptoms as spring arrives. The itchy eyes, runny nose, and sneezing don’t have to keep you from experiencing spring outdoors, however.  We’ve compiled a few tips to help you get