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SPF and Sun Protection Awareness

With this month being national Cancer From the Sun Month, let’s chat about SPF and sun protection. What is SPF? SPF stands for “sun protection factor.” For example, when choosing a bottle of sunscreen at the store, say you choose one that is 15 SPF. That number...

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6 Ways to Lower Your Blood Pressure Now

May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month, and it’s an important one to pay attention to, because roughly 70 million American adults have high blood pressure – that’s one in every three adults! And what’s more troubling is that only about half of those...

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GARLIC …THE MANY HEALTH BENEFITS

We’ve all heard about the multitude of health benefits of garlic, but something I certainly didn’t know is that chopping or crushing garlic and letting it rest before cooking may enhance its cancer-fighting properties. And also, the garlic you buy in jars, already chopped, may be...

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Fun Stress Reduction

In honor of National Stress Awareness Day tomorrow, we wanted to share our team's favorite, fun stress reducers!   Sue Boxing. I used to love it. It was the best stress reducer ever. I never did it competitively, but just landing a good solid punch into my trainers...

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Spring Has Sprung: Have Your Allergy Symptoms?

Allergic diseases were once rare. Today, allergies are among the most common conditions in the world, according to Leo Galland, M.D. and Jonathan Galland, J.D., in their new book, The Allergy Solution. Globally, 1 billion people have allergies and 300 million people suffer from asthma. In...

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Ecofriendly Hair Dye

One hair, two hair, red hair, blue hair? Hair dye has come a long way. No longer are different shades of blondes and browns the only options in the hair dye section of our local drug store. Purple, blue and even bright pink hair are all the rage right...

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5 Reasons You Should Be Walking More

Friday, April 1, was National Walk to Work Day (I know, there’s a day for everything), and with the weather starting to feel like spring (most days), it’s the perfect time to remind you about all the benefits of walking. Unless you live in a...

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How to Talk to your Doctor

Talking with your doctor may not always be a two-way conversation. Many physicians are so time challenged that what was once a vocation has now turned into a daily grind, so much so that even a conversation is an intrusion into their packed schedules. Some...