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Are You Sleeping?

by Joe Lawrence October 13th, 2017
Sleep is important. Do you get enough? What can you do?

According to the National Sleep Foundation, adults should be getting seven to nine hours of sleep per night. How many people actually do this? Sleep is the first thing sacrificed to make up slack from the day. We stay
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Dealing with Anxiety

by R. Carnavale October 6th, 2017
Maybe you're about to take a test or go on a first date, or often feel a little bit uneasy, or you remember an unpleasant person or event -- whatever the cause, anxiety is not a welcome addition to your emotional palate. Anxiety, a low-level fear response, can range from being worried about something to experiencing panic attacks on a daily basis and the disorder can be experienced in conjunction with phobias, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and Post Traumatic
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Young Men and Sexually Transmitted Diseases

by Lori Sciame September 28th, 2017
Most people will become sexually active when they reach early adulthood. For an American male, the average age he will lose his virginity is 16.9 years (Kinsey Institute; California State University).  At this time in a man's life, he has to seriously think about unwanted pregnancies, and he must become aware of the risks of sexually transmitted diseases.  These diseases have different symptoms, and varying health ramifications, yet they all have one thing in common; they can negatively affect a
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  • Getting the Most out of Your Smoothie

    by Bea September 21st, 2017
    Smoothies are a lot of fun to drink, and they are healthy, right? Well, it depends on how you drink your smoothies. A lot of people do not realize that they need to drink their smoothie as if they were eating a meal. Okay, that might be a little bit of an exaggeration, but your digestive system needs you to trigger it by chewing your
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  • Tips for Fall Fitness

    by Louise September 14th, 2017
    It's about that time again. Here in New England, there are already a few trees with their leaves turning shades of yellow and orange. Luckily, fall is one of the best seasons for exercise: the temperature drops a bit, but there's still enough daylight to catch a bit of sun before or after work. As the summer comes to an end, it's the perfect time
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  • Why Women Should be Doing Weight Bearing Exercise

    by Kimberly Hays September 7th, 2017
    Weight training consists of simple exercises that strengthen bones and muscles by placing heaviness on the bones, which in turn strengthens them. Lifting things will place pressure on the bones, like resistance bands, dumbbell lifts, or even picking up grocery bags. You also strengthen the bones anytime you use your body weight, like push ups and lunges. Weight bearing exercise is important for everyone, but women are more prone
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