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Fracture or Ankle Sprain?

Fracture or Ankle Sprain?

Some fractures and ankle sprains present similar symptoms, which if not treated properly can lead to additional problems. Ankle fractures and sprains are common injuries, even if you’re not an athlete. A fracture is a break in a bone, no …

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3 Steps to Getting in Shape for Swimsuit Season

3 Steps to Getting in Shape for Swimsuit Season

Can’t believe it’s almost time to slip into a swimsuit again? Just a few steps can help you get into shape and boost your confidence too. With warm weather approaching, you can bet there’s a trip to the beach or …

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4 Fast Facts About Autism

4 Fast Facts About Autism

Autism is considered a “spectrum disorder,” meaning its symptoms range from mild to severe and affect each person differently. April is National Autism Awareness Month, an opportunity to learn more about this complex developmental disability that affects the ability to …

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Spring Cleaning for a Healthier Home

Spring Cleaning for a Healthier Home

Each spring is an ideal time to clean your home to reduce allergens, eliminate mold and use greener products to feel healthier. The Environmental Protection Agency has a partnership program featuring products with a Design for the Environment label that …

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Free & Cheap Ways to Stay Healthy

Free & Cheap Ways to Stay Healthy

Small preventative steps cost little and can save you huge health-care expenses over time. Washing your hands often, for instance, requires just soap, water, and a few seconds but protects us from colds, flu, and infectious diseases. One study found …

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Stop Springtime Allergies Before They Start

Stop Springtime Allergies Before They Start

Spring is in the air … along with allergens that cause watery eyes, sneezing, congestion, and other misery. From January to April, grasses, weeds and trees such as oak, elm, walnut, maple, sycamore, and cypress create pollen that triggers allergic …

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5 Goals for Heart Healthy Eating

5 Goals for Heart Healthy Eating

Heart disease is the number-one killer of men and women in the U.S., but a healthy diet can help reduce your risk in five ways. Food has a huge effect on the heart. A healthy diet of whole grains, fruits, …

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Preventing Back Pain at Work

Preventing Back Pain at Work

The workplace is a prime spot for unintentional back injuries, whether you have a desk job or you lift and carry packages regularly. The National Safety Council says that back injuries are the most common type of injury in the …

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Easy Ways to Beat the Common Cold

Easy Ways to Beat the Common Cold

The runny nose, the sniffling, the sneezing, the coughing — We call it the common cold, but its symptoms can vary. No cold treatment is one-size-fits-all. Although any cold tends to make us miserable, one might leave you feeling congested …

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A Healthy Heart for Your Valentine

A Healthy Heart for Your Valentine

Skip the heart-shaped chocolates this Valentine’s Day and give yourself and your sweetheart healthier hearts. This holiday is a great opportunity to show your loved ones how much you appreciate them by committing to stay heart healthy! High cholesterol, obesity, …

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