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5 Things You Should Know About Colonoscopies

The American Cancer Society and doctors all over always promote and recommend regular wellness checks in order to increase the chances of disease prevention and/or early detection of diseases such as cancer, which has much higher survival rates with early diagnosis and treatment. Similar to mole screenings which check for cancerous or precancerous melanoma and […]

Dealing With Diabetes

Sadly, the occurrence of diabetes in the U.S. has been on the rise since the 1970s. While researchers try to trace the causes, one thing is certain, if you have it, you are at risk of some serious complications that can spin off many other health issues before you even know you have the disease.
What […]

5 Ways to Improve Your Mental Health

We all have days where we feel stressed out, sad or anxious. Feeling this way occasionally is completely normal even if you’re living a fairy tale life, as unlikely as that is. But if you feel out of sorts all the time, you might need to pay attention.

Unless you have severe mental illness requiring intervention, […]

How Much Cardio is Enough?

Whether you want to improve your health, get fit, or lose some weight, exercise is going to be part of your plan, and when you start exercising, you’re going to hear the term, “cardio.” Cardio exercise is a type of activity that gets your heart rate up into the target heart rate zone so you […]

How Technology Can Benefit Your Daily Health

Nowadays, every time you look around it seems like people spend most of their day glued to their phones texting, playing games, surfing the Internet, and posting on social media. This smartphone dependent era we live in has caused many people to believe advances in technology have only resulted in bad things, such as leading […]

Exercising the Proper Way In the Heat

Regular exercise is a part of more and more lives for people.  It is turning into something many look forward to as doing their part to care for their health.  One destination popular with exercisers is getting physical in the great outdoors.  Many people love the freedom and mood lift they gain when exercising outdoors. […]

May is World Stroke Month

According to the American Stroke Association, someone has a stroke every 40 seconds within the United States. The month of May is World Stroke Month, and it’s a time to spread awareness about strokes, one of the top killers and causes of long-term disability. A recent survey showed that only about 8% of individuals actually […]

How To Move More During Your Work Day

It is official; no one needs convincing on how important exercise is to their life.  The bigger problem has always been finding time to exercise.  With life so busy, people struggle trying to find time to exercise and take better care of their health.  For many, after working all day people are not interested in […]

5 Tips for Senior Health and Fitness

Keeping your body strong and limber prevents injuries and illness. A healthy, fit body also helps keep you active throughout your life. Many people think that poor health as an inevitable part of aging, but the truth is that you can take steps to stay fitter and healthier throughout your entire life.  

Many different physical […]

National Stress Awareness Month

To say we live stress free is not being realistic.  Stress is a part of our new normal.  Everyone and thing experiences it; from our pets to our children and spouses.  As a society it is no surprise that we would bring awareness to this disorder and call it National Stress-Awareness Month.  April is the […]