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

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month

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This month, we want to draw awareness to colon cancer.  Simply keeping people informed about the risks and preventative measures associated with colon cancer can save lives.  More than half of deaths caused by colon cancer could be prevented if all people over the age of 50 received regular screenings. What is Colon Cancer? As

7 Tips to Keep Your Heart Healthy

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February, National Heart Month, is the perfect time to start embracing good habits to keep your heart healthy.    Adjusting a few simple parts of your lifestyle can go a long way in ensuring that your heart is functioning at its best.  So, here are 7 things you can start doing now to improve or maintain

5 Preventative Tips to Avoid Getting the Flu

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Flu season is in full swing, and this year’s most prevalent strain, H3N2, is an unwanted interruption to daily life and a lousy way to have to spend several days. So what can you do to avoid the tell-tale symptoms of fever, cough, sore throat, runny nose, headaches, and body aches? Here are 5 preventative