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When Not to Worry

by Lori Sciame July 20th, 2018
In today's hyper vigilant society, people often overreact when it comes to health concerns. For instance, have a pounding headache? Don't automatically assume it's a brain tumor. For the most part, many health issues end up being just a normal part of living. Read this post to find out
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Retirement Changes Relationships

by Lori Sciame July 13th, 2018
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 the end of his career as a police captain. "Everything changes," he thinks to himself as he places the last box of memorabilia in his trunk. Then he drives off
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Staying Active Counts

by Lori Sciame July 6th, 2018
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 29th, 2018
    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
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  • Lower Back Pain: Common Problem

    by Kimberly Hays June 22nd, 2018
    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 15th, 2018
    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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