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Retirement Changes Relationships

by Lori Sciame July 10th, 2020
A man walks out his office door for the last time after 33 years of employment.  Even though he's excited about not having to wake up each day at 5:30 am, and he professes he won't miss being on call 24/7, he still feels wistful that he has reached
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Staying Active Counts

by Lori Sciame July 3rd, 2020
Recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that 80% of American adults do not get the recommended amount of exercise each day.  This fact will have tragic consequences on the  health status of the US population, including increased cases of cancer, heart disease, and diabetes. As outlined in a May, 2013 CBS News article, "physical inactivity can lead to obesity and Type 2 diabetes, according to the CDC, while exercise can help control weight, and reduce
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Foods for Warmth

by Lori Sciame June 26th, 2020
What one eats before or after a workout in cold weather can have a big impact on one's ability to stay warm.  Instead of chilly foods, including frozen juice bars and frozen yogurt, one should focus on foods that actually warm the body.  Click on this link to read an article on our sister web site, My Fitness Tunes, to learn more about what foods will keep an athlete warm during a foray in freezing
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  • Lower Back Pain: Common Problem

    by Kimberly Hays June 19th, 2020
    Lower back pain is a common condition. It affects 90% of adults in the U.S. at some point in their lives. It is also a symptom, and not a disease, and most often, actually 80% of the time, a physical examination cannot determine the cause. Usually when no specific cause is found, the pain usually dissipates over time on its own. Lower back pain is second in causes of
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  • Building Meaningful Relationships

    by Lori Sciame June 12th, 2020
    My relationship post this week is in honor of National Men's Health Month. This is because building meaningful relationships with peers has a direct correspondence with a man's mental health.  In essence, although many men tend to not like talking about emotions, they still benefit from the company of male friends.  In tough times, male friends may not discuss issues non stop like the majority of females do, but
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  • Vitamins, Minerals, and Supplements

    by Kimberly Hays June 5th, 2020
    While the nutrition from the food we eat and the vitamins we take are equal for both men and women as far as national guidelines, we often think that is all that both sexes need. Actually, because men frequently exercise strenuously, and they have to deal with erectile dysfunction and other reproductive organ issues, there are specific minerals, vitamins, and other supplements they should take to meet the body’s
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