Developing a Health Plan for the New Year

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As 2024 kicks off, you may be thinking about ways to improve your habits, whether it’s drinking more water, exercising more often, or reducing your stress with a gratitude journal or self-care routine.  To achieve these individual resolutions and make the most of your efforts, …

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Weight Management Tips For the Holiday Season

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Halloween is the beginning of a season focused heavily on food. From trick-or-treating and a seamlessly never-ending stash of candy to Thanksgiving, holiday celebrations, and New Year’s Eve parties, you’re constantly facing extravagant meals, all-you-can eat buffets, and dessert temptations. It can be especially tricky …

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Four Tips for Healthier Eating Habits

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Oftentimes, your eating and drinking habits go unnoticed. They become such a normal part of routine, like grabbing your water bottle every time you leave the house or eating eggs and toast for breakfast each morning, that you do them without much thought. However, not-so-healthy …

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How Long Does the Flu Shot Last?

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Flu season is here! Chances are, you’ve seen flu shots advertised by your primary care physician or local pharmacies. Although flu activity most often peaks between December and February, the number of cases typically begins to increase in October and doesn’t taper off until April. …

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Your Checklist for a Healthy Summer: Part Two

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Earlier this month, we began our checklist for a healthy summer with tips for water, beach, and camping safety. In today’s blog post, let’s continue by covering picnic, grilling, and firework safety as well as protection from mosquitoes and ticks. Need something fun to do …

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Your Checklist for a Healthy Summer: Part One

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Although summer doesn’t officially begin until June 22nd, school is already out at schools across the country — which means it’s time for fun in the sun! In today’s blog post, I want to provide you with your checklist for a healthy summer, covering water, …

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A Deep Dive into Thyroid Disease: Part Two

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In part one of this blog series, we looked at various types of thyroid disease and considered potential causes. In part two, let’s explore symptoms, risk factors, and diagnosis of as well as treatment options for the health condition. First, let’s consider common symptoms of …

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