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Make a Splash! Benefits of Swimming for Exercise

Make a Splash! Benefits of Swimming for Exercise

Swimming isn’t just fun for kids; it’s a great form of exercise for everyone. As summer arrives, the stores set out swimsuits, towels, and sunscreen. A dip in the pool, ocean, or lake can make any hot day much more …

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Knee Replacement: What to Expect Before, During & After

Knee Replacement: What to Expect Before, During & After

Knee replacement is the most common joint replacement surgery, but many people don't know what to expect before, during and after the procedure. If you have any concerns, be sure to discuss them with your doctor prior to your knee …

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5 Signs It’s More Serious Than Heartburn

5 Signs It’s More Serious Than Heartburn

Heartburn can feel very similar to chest pain that is a sign of a heart attack—knowing the difference can save your life! Heartburn, which is caused by stomach acid flowing back up into the esophagus, is a burning sensation in …

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What’s the Golden Hour?

What’s the Golden Hour?

Survival rates are highest for traumatic injuries or accidents when treatment is received within one hour. We all know that accidents can happen in a split second. Some are much more severe than others, and there is no time to …

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5 Things to Know Before Starting an Exercise Program

5 Things to Know Before Starting an Exercise Program

Are you starting an exercise program for the first time (or just for the first time in a long time)? Make sure you know where to begin and how to avoid burnout and injury! Start out slowly The U.S. Department …

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Men’s Health: Medical Tests at Every Age

Men’s Health: Medical Tests at Every Age

Studies show that men are less likely than women to see their doctor in a given year. The month of June is Men's Health Month, and we think there's no better time than now to talk about the important health …

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Know the Warning Signs for Stroke

Know the Warning Signs for Stroke

Do you know the warning signs of stroke? American Stroke Association statistics have found that 795,000 Americans suffer a new or recurrent stroke each year, which means that a stroke occurs approximately every 40 seconds. Stroke is the fourth-leading cause …

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Fruits & Veggies Matter

Fruits & Veggies Matter

All of the moms and dads out there know that it can be tough to encourage children to eat healthy, but adults are often just as guilty of skimping on fruits and veggies! The USDA’s current dietary guidelines, known as …

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Importance of Screening for Breast, Cervical and Colon Cancers

Importance of Screening for Breast, Cervical and Colon Cancers

It’s easy to think that cancer only happens to other people, but in reality it can strike anyone at any time without warning. Some types of cancer can be diagnosed before symptoms arise and in some cases, preventative screenings can …

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Top Playtime Safety Tips

Top Playtime Safety Tips

Kids will be kids, especially when they are at play. Even in your own home, when you are supervising your children–accidents can happen. There are many hazards lurking around your home, and even the best parental supervision may not prevent …

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