Tips for preventing birth defects

It’s estimated that birth defects occur in about 1 out of every 33 infants – the good news is that some of these are preventable. Expectant mothers can increase their chances of having a healthy baby by managing existing health conditions, adopting healthier lifestyle choices, and making regular visits to a health care provider before…
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Avoid falls this holiday and winter season

Did you know that falls are the second leading cause of injuries just behind motor vehicle/motorcycle accidents? With the onset of the holiday and winter seasons, comes bad weather and other factors that can increase the likelihood of falls. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one out of five falls causes a…
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Re-thinking New Year’s resolutions

As we approach the end of 2019 and the start of the new year, most people start thinking about making resolutions. Maybe we shouldn’t start until the new year to make those resolutions though. As the holidays are ramping up and we are spending time with family and friends, this can also be a time…
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Dealing with grief during the holidays

What are some tips or coping strategies to find some relief during this stressful season? Try not to put too much pressure on yourself to have the perfect holiday. If finances are a barrier, you can express that you care with a gift that is meaningful and personal. It doesn’t have to cost a lot. A…
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