November 22, 2020

What is Sepsis?

Sepsis is the body’s extreme response to an infection. It is life-threatening and without timely treatment, sepsis can rapidly lead to tissue damage, organ failure and death. Sepsis happens when an infection you already have — in your skin, lungs, ...

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November 25, 2019

COPD: What to know

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a group of progressive lung diseases that obstruct airflow and make it hard to breathe. More than 15.3 million people in the U.S. suffer from COPD, according to the American Lung Association. An estimated 366,90...

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September 30, 2019

Meal Kit and Meal Delivery Service Food Safety

It looks tasty and sure is convenient, but is it safe to eat? Pre-packaged meal kits are extremely popular these days, boasting convenience, fresh ingredients, easy recipes and delicious meals. These kits are so popular that many grocery stores have added ...

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September 18, 2019

Help Your Child Conquer Stress

Children can become stressed just like adults. The sources can be external such as homework load, tests, problems at home or overwhelming schedule. Triggers can also be internal, such as pressures from parents or friends. Also like adults, a little stress is n...

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July 29, 2019

Breastfeeding Highs and Hurdles

Breastfeeding can be a great experience for both mom and baby, but that doesn’t mean it’s not hard work that comes with a set of big difficulties. Every mom is bombarded with articles that explain the benefits of breastfeeding and, while they are l...

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May 14, 2019

Vitamins and Minerals to Strengthen Your Hair, Skin and Nails

Have you experienced signs of vitamin deficiencies, such as brittle hair and nails, mouth ulcers, bleeding gums, poor night vision, dandruff, hair loss, red or white bumps on skin or restless leg syndrome?   According to the Dietary Reference I...

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March 20, 2019

Live Better by Eating Nutritious Food

National Nutrition Month in March is a good time to the importance of proper nutrition, but in reality, every day in every month you should remember to live better by eating nutritious food.   Meredith Yorkin, Registered Dietitian with the Cent...

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March 12, 2019

The Importance of Good Sleep Hygiene

A decent night of sleep is essential for feeling rested and refreshed. Achieving that great sleep starts first with proper sleep hygiene. “To sleep better at home, it’s important to practice sleep hygiene,” said Chris McCarthy with the Sleep...

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March 05, 2019

Understanding Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are often misunderstood and misdiagnosed, sometimes because the individual suffering from this disorder hides their symptoms and behaviors due to fear and shame. Unfortunately, a diagnosis typically occurs after permanent side effects have alr...

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December 19, 2018

How to Cope with Loneliness and Anxiety Around the Holidays

The holidays can be a difficult time of the year for some. Although this season brings joy to many, it can also inflict loneliness and anxiety for others. From expectations, stress and disappointment, if you are experiencing anxiety this season, you are not al...

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