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Holiday Shopping for Health & Fitness

Happy holidays!  Have you finished your shopping yet?  If not, here are some “healthy” gift ideas for you to consider.  If you’re shopping for someone who likes to cook, enjoys exercise and working out, or simply likes to be outdoors, there are all kinds of gifts to choose from that will contribute to health and

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Your Happy and Healthy Holiday Season

You’ve made it – it’s finally the end of the year and the holidays are upon us.  It’s time to celebrate!  But before you deck the halls and bake the cookies, let’s do a little planning so you can keep your family healthy and safe this holiday season.  First…Take a Deep Breath It is easy

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On a Mission to Improve Patients’ Lives

When we take medication to recover from an illness or manage a health condition, we probably don’t think much about the process that medicine went through before it was available to patients.    The reality is, a lot happened with that prescription before it ever ended up in your medicine cabinet.  The same is true

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Behavioral Health in Children & Teens

Parents know one of their most important jobs is to keep their kids safe and healthy – that means protecting and nurturing not only their physical health, but also their mental and emotional well-being.  Just like with adults, it is normal for children and teens to experience mental health challenges.  Mental health concerns are common

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time of year we see a lot of pink everywhere we turn. The pink ribbons remind us of the importance of early detection and treatment of a disease that affects far too many women.  One out of eight women will get breast cancer at some point.  While that

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Do You Have the Right Health Insurance?

Is your health insurance working for you and your family? It’s worth spending some time to review your health insurance plan, especially as we approach the end of the calendar year.  Many insurance plans have open enrollment periods coming up – that’s the time of year when you can change plans or enroll in a

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Flu Season is Coming

Flu season is coming – you can be ready for it by getting your annual flu shot.  If you’ve ever had the flu, you know how badly it makes you feel.  Body aches. Fever. Chills.  Exhaustion.  All of these symptoms appear when you get the flu, and they don’t go away quickly – many people

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Understanding Social Determinants of Health

Why are some people more likely to get sick? Sometimes, the factors that go into whether someone has health challenges are straightforward – maybe they are genetically pre-disposed to having an illness or chronic health condition.  Perhaps they sustained a significant injury that has compromised their health.  Sometimes, however, other factors come into play.  External

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Ovarian Cancer Awareness

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, a time to discuss the eighth-most common cancer affecting women in the United States.  Ovarian cancer is a type of gynecological cancer, the cancers that originate in a woman’s reproductive system.  Other types of gynecological cancer include cervical, uterine, vaginal and vulvar.  Thankfully, ovarian cancer is relatively rare.  However,

Vaccines: Essential Protection for Children

Attention, parents! If you could – with a few simple steps – significantly reduce your children’s risk of developing serious illnesses, illnesses that could cause them weeks of pain and suffering, potentially long-lasting health complications and even death, would you do it? Yes, of course you would! The good news is you have the power