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Prediabetes and Diabetes Prevention

by Louise July 23rd, 2015
According to the American Diabetes Association, 25.8 million Americans are living with diabetes. Of these millions of people, only 18.8 million people are diagnosed, which means that an estimated 7.0 million Americans, children and adults, are living with undiagnosed diabetes.

There are two main types, known simply as Type 1
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Women’s Health: Time to Get Sexy

by Kimberly Hays July 16th, 2015
Why try eating right and exercising, drinking plenty of water, and getting enough sleep? We do all of these things to boost our bodies’ ability to ward off disease, and let’s be honest – we also do these things to look good in and out of our clothes. Sex plays an important role in many ways. Not only does it enrich our relationships with our partners, it is also essential in keeping our bodies healthy. Following are some reasons
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Fitness for Improved Mental Health

by Jessica B. July 9th, 2015
There are many ways that movement can help improve your mental health. Whether you are fighting depression, anxiety, or any other illness, combined with treatment under the care of a health professional, fitness can help lead the way to success. Here are some tips to get you moving and to improve your mental health.

All you need is a good pair of shoes and preferably a music device!

1) Walking – A simple stroll around the block can be a great
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  • Ways to Stay Connected

    by Lori Sciame July 1st, 2015
    Hold a true friend with both your hands.  Nigerian Proverb

    Having close, personal friends has many benefits, including companionship and emotional support; however, staying connected with long term friends can be extremely difficult. Distance, jobs, spouses, children, and the like all sap time and energy, many times leaving friends feeling neglected. Although it may seem impossible to sustain friendships while living in today's fast paced society, it can be done
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  • Is it a Summer Cold or Allergies?

    by Kimberly Hays June 25th, 2015
    With the temperatures sweltering above 80 degrees, having a runny nose and sneezing is just plain miserable. It can ruin outdoor plans and even a vacation. Though you may think you have picked up a cold virus, it could actually be something else – allergies. Though it is believed that seasonal allergies hit in the spring and autumn, allergies are common in summer too, and some people can suffer
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  • The Effects of Obesity on Women

    by Kimberly Hays June 17th, 2015
    It seems women are always interested in articles regarding nutrition, but most know little about the statistics that show that obesity is the number one nutrition issue. Undoubtedly, there needs to be an open line of communication between women and their doctors about this epidemic to help women understand the risks associated with obesity, as well as how to get on track for better health. With nearly 70% of
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All health and medical information is provided for educational purposes and is not meant to replace the medical advice or treatment of your healthcare professional.