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Category: Your Health

Get a Fresh Start This New Year

January 1 is right around the corner. As a new year begins, it’s an opportunity to look ahead to the upcoming year and think about things you would like to change in your life. Are you happy with your health? Are you spending enough time with family and friends? Have you found a rewarding hobby? Now is a good time to start thinking about goals and priorities for the new year. Here is a l...

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Category: Your Health

Stay Young and Spry with a Healthy BMI

It’s no secret that a healthy body weight is an important factor in overall health. It’s also an important tool for managing and preventing chronic illnesses. So in order to determine whether or not you are at your optimal weight, your doctor may use the body mass index (BMI) chart. BMI simply takes into account the relationship between your weight and your height, and then gives you a n...

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Category: Your Health

Protect Yourself From the Sun's Rays

Protecting yourself from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays is important at any age. But it’s especially important as you grow older. As we age, our skin becomes thinner from loss of fat and water content. This allows UV light to penetrate more deeply. Also, the body’s natural ability to repair damaged DNA diminishes. Damaged DNA can increase the likelihood of abnormal cell growth t...

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What Does Your Garden Grow? A Healthier You!

Sure, you understand that gardening can benefit your health by providing nutritious fruits and vegetables. But you may be surprised by other health benefits it can offer. Cuts your risk of heart disease. Gardening provides powerful heart health benefits despite being a low-impact workout. According to research published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, it can actually cut the r...

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