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Don’t Get Derailed This Holiday Season

With Thanksgiving around the corner, the beginning of the holiday season has officially arrived! The holidays can be a busy time of year filled with cocktail parties, nights out with friends, family gatherings and other social get-togethers. With so many…
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Healthy Blood Pressure

High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is a common condition that can put you at risk for heart disease and stroke. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, about 1 in 3 American adults have elevated blood…
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Smart Snacking

As we leave the lazy days of summer behind, fall often brings more hectic days. Students head back to school, vacations have ended and everyone seems a lot busier.  Oftentimes, we are skipping meals and snacking, often on the go. …
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Good Posture Can Improve Your Day

Body language can shape who you are. It shows the world your mind and body connection. Having good posture helps you look better in clothes, portrays self confidence, and can improve your mood and feeling of self-worth. Having good posture…
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Exercise

Practice Smarter, Not Harder

People of all ages are heeding the advice to get active for the many benefits that exercise offers. It’s always great to get the heart pumping and the endorphins flowing. Being active and physically fit can seem like the healthiest thing for…
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Stretch It Out

Stretching helps the body when it has been idle for a period of time and stretching can prevent injury before a physical activity like playing sports or taking a cardio class. We stretch instinctively as most people tend to need…
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Superfoods for Super Health

Springtime is the season of new beginnings and superfoods! Budding trees, flowering plants, chirping birds. All of these can lead to feelings of greater well-being. As the famous composer, Gustav Mahler once said, “With the coming of spring, I am…
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Exercises to Increase Flexibility

Flexibility is the ability to extend or stretch without breaking. Medically, the term is used to describe the range of motion in a muscle or joint. Increasing your flexibility is crucial for preventing injury and it can also improve performance.…
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Acupuncture For Headaches

Helene Langevin, MD Contributor Carolyn A. Bernstein, MD, FAHS Contributor It is easy to ridicule a 2000-year-old treatment that can seem closer to magic than to science. Indeed, from the 1970s to around 2005, the skeptic’s point of view was…
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