The Health Benefits of Getting Outside

Friends enjoy outdoor picnic

Explore the power of how being outdoors in nature improves health. Memorial Day, also known as the unofficial start of summer for many, is approaching. The days are longer, the sun is shining, and the weather is warm. It’s the perfect time for families to get outside and enjoy the health benefits of being outdoors.…

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When Should I Be Concerned About High Blood Pressure?  

doctor checks patient blood pressure

Understand the Importance of Regular Blood Pressure Readings and the Risk of High Blood Pressure You probably have had your blood pressure checked numerous times, as it is a regular part of the traditional healthcare routine. Some people may even get their blood pressure checked when they visit the dentist. To understand the significance of…

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5 Health Myths Busted

Doctor discuss health facts with patient

Discover the truth about some of the most common health claims! From generation to generation, medical myths have been passed down to influence our actions. These health claims are used so widely that it is hard to tell if these are just conventional misconceptions or real facts. Here are five common health myths busted. 5…

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The 6 Germiest Items You Touch Daily

Man blowing his nose on the phone

Discover the six dirtiest things covered in germs that you encounter daily. When you think of some of the dirtiest things you touch on a daily basis, your mind may jump to the toilet or trashcan. But to many people’s surprise, there are many things considered filthier. Discover some of the germiest items you may…

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On-The-Go Safety and Health Essentials

Packing for holiday trip

Discover on-the-go safety and health essentials to pack for travel this holiday season.  The holiday season typically means a lot of traveling, whether it’s a long drive to your relative’s home or a flight to celebrate in another part of the world. With all these plans for being on-the-go, there are precautions to keep you…

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What Do Food Labels Really Mean

Looking at Food Labels

Food labels can be tricky. Here is a quick guide to understanding the most common labels and what they really mean. A simple trip to the grocery store can become confusing when you go in for one item and realize there are three options, all labeled differently. What do the labels mean? What food item…

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How to Properly Dispose of Expired Medication

Trash Expired Medication

Discover the best way to dispose of expired, unwanted, or unused medications. Are you looking to clean out your medicine cabinet filled with expired medication you no longer use? It is important to properly discard medication as it can pose a harmful risk if it falls into the wrong hands. Getting rid of expired medication…

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Do food expiration dates really matter?

Expiration Date

Trash it or not … how long is it safe to eat expired foods   There has been a time in all of our lives when we grabbed something from the refrigerator and noticed the expiration date had passed. Whether it’s one day or a week, we all wonder what this date really means—can we…

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