Posts Categorized: Wellness

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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Five tips to eat healthy on a tight budget

With extremely high unemployment rates due to the COVID-19 pandemic, millions report that their households did not get enough to eat. Data from several sources show a dramatic increase in the number of households struggling to put enough food on the table. Nearly 26 million adults — 12 percent of all adults in the country…
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Fact or Fiction: Hand-washing

Over the past few months, we all have been constantly hearing that frequently wash hands protect ourselves and those around us from the coronavirus. Additionally, according to The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), washing your hands is the most effective way to prevent the spread of diseases. Although it may be simple to…
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Living with heart failure

Hearing that you or a loved one has heart failure is hard to accept. However, this disease can be manageable to treat with the right steps. Although heart failure can be progressive and chronic, those who suffer from heart failure can make sure that they are able to slow the process down. According to the…
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