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Enjoy a Healthy Pregnancy!

Enjoy a Healthy Pregnancy!

Pregnancy is an exciting time—make the most of it by staying healthy. If you are pregnant or know someone who is, you probably have lots of questions—like what foods and activities are safe. continue reading »

Protect Yourself From the Cold

Protect Yourself From the Cold

When you're at risk for frostbite. Frostbite may set in when fingers, toes or other parts of the body are exposed to very cold temperatures. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons says risk factors for frostbite include: continue reading »

Control de la Diabetes Durante las Festividades

Control de la Diabetes Durante las Festividades

No deje que la diabetes le impida disfrutar de los viajes y las celebraciones en esta época del año. Con algo de planeación y poco trabajo, puede cuidar su salud cuando viaja y en las reuniones con familiares y amigos durante estas festividades. continue reading »

Lo Que es Bueno Para el Corazón También lo es Para el Cerebro

Lo Que es Bueno Para el Corazón También lo es Para el Cerebro

Un estudio halla que tener altos niveles de colesterol 'bueno' parece proteger contra la enfermedad de Alzheimer. Llevar un estilo de vida saludable para el corazón también puede prevenir la enfermedad de Alzheimer continue reading »

Gifts that Last, Healthy Gift Ideas

Gifts that Last, Healthy Gift Ideas

Computers, mobile phones and other gadgets often become out-dated before you even figure out how to use them. This holiday season, why not try giving gifts that will last a lifetime? Help your friends and loved ones stay healthy, and they’ll remember how much you care about them for years to come. continue reading »

Making Your Resolutions Stick

Making Your Resolutions Stick

New Year’s resolutions—they’re easy to make but easier to break. Why is it so hard to make the healthy changes that we know can help us feel better and live longer? And why is it so hard to make them last? continue reading »

Friends May Be Key to Churchgoers’ Happiness

Friends May Be Key to Churchgoers’ Happiness

Spiritual aspects less significant for life satisfaction, survey finds. Regular churchgoers may lead more satisfying lives than stay-at-home folks because they create a network of close friends who provide important support, a new study suggests. continue reading »

Cold Weather Season is Upon Us! Health Tips for Winter

Leaving lung season behind as the last leaves fall to the ground and winter rears its cold and sometimes harsh head, we begin our journey into kidney/bladder season. continue reading »

6 Way to Keep the Bad Economy From Spoiling Your Children’s Holiday (and yours)

6 Way to Keep the Bad Economy From Spoiling Your Children’s Holiday (and yours)

1. Having a loving, warm family is more important than the dollar amount spent on gifts. Therefore, make cheerfulness a goal. Try not to think about your financial situation during the time you’re celebrating with your children. continue reading »

♪ Sleigh bells Ring, Are You Stressed Out? ♪   Stress Tips For the Holidays

♪ Sleigh bells Ring, Are You Stressed Out? ♪  Stress Tips For the Holidays

Family, friends, celebrations, and travel— the same things that make the holidays special can also be stressful. Common causes of stress around the holidays are traveling with family, scheduling lots of activities, and budgeting for gifts. continue reading »

Solving the Sick Day Dilemma

Solving the Sick Day Dilemma

How to know when a malady warrants staying home. We’ve all experienced it: Waking up with that feeling of “I think I’m getting sick” — and then debating over and over in our heads about whether we’re well enough to go to work, or if we’d be better off staying home. continue reading »

Dr. Dena’s Tips for Fall

Dr. Dena’s Tips for Fall

As we shift our senses to fall with its brilliant symphony of colors, take in the crisp clean air with a full deep breath as it's now lung season! Time to start consuming warmer foods and beverages. continue reading »

The Soothing Power of Plants

The Soothing Power of Plants

Find out how a flower really can make your day. Flowers have always been associated with cheering someone up, showing you care or making an environment feel more inviting. But research shows that this isn’t just a short-term reaction or random association continue reading »

Managing Halloween Treats

Managing Halloween Treats

It's almost Halloween! Everyone is talking about costumes, parties and plans. It's a very fun, festive time of the year. As with most other holidays, however, what else always seems to be a focus of Halloween? Food! Treats, mostly, in the form of delicious chocolate, caramel, peanut butter or just plain old flavored sugar. It's everywhere. continue reading »

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Each year, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month focuses our attention on the burden of breast cancer in our society and reminds us that there are things women can do to help detect this disease earlier, when it may be m continue reading »