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  • April 19, 2018
    Sleep tracking apps are trendy right now. Their goal is to help you sleep better by detecting your sleep cycle, giving you the information you need to change your habits. It can be fun to merge new technology and science with our daily routines... but do these sleep apps live up to their claims of...
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  • April 10, 2018
    Looking forward to warmer weather -- or already enjoying it? For much of the country, it's finally for new blooms on the flowers and trees, short and sandals, and favorite outdoor sports. You can’t wait, right? But the arrival of spring also means an increase in pollen and other allergens in many...
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  • Having fun with spring cleaning
    March 15, 2018
    Spring is in the air... what does that mean for you? For many, spring is a time of renewal. However, it might also include grabbing a broom and tackling the cluttered garage or dusty attic. For many of us, warm weather triggers a need to put things in order—both mentally and physically. And the...
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  • springtime flowers and rolling hills
    March 12, 2018
    Should there be any real reason to be concerned about the middle of March? Are there signs that the Ides of March may impact the health of the average person? Let's explore the history of the date itself and how environmental changes may exacerbate health issues for some during this time. What We...
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  • March 6, 2018
    There are many reasons to enjoy Daylight Savings time—the best of which may be the ability to get more done while also enjoying some sunshine! As time springs forward and we suddenly have more time in the evening before sunset, many people feel motivated to get outside, get active, and even become...
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  • February 7, 2018
    How often do you find yourself putting the needs of others first and pushing aside your self care? Whether you're a mother, father, caretaker, or just a dedicated employee, there comes a time when everyone needs to take some time off and prioritize their own well-being. This change, of course, is...
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  • February 5, 2018
    With Valentine's Day around the corner, you've probably got love on your mind (and your heart!). But did you know that February is also American Heart Month? Since we're already thinking about our hearts and the ones that we hold dear this time of year, it's also a great time to learn a few ways...
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  • February 5, 2018
    Starting to think about easy and long-term ways to improve your heart health? Valentine's Day isn't the only "matter of the heart" in February—it is also American Hearth Month! If you have a family history of cardiovascular disease, stroke, or high blood pressure, you may want to start by reducing...
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  • Can you retrain your brain?
    January 19, 2018
    Feel stuck in a rut? Do you feel like it's impossible to lose a few excess pounds or stay committed to a new exercise program? Changing old behaviors to new ones can be daunting -- is it possible to actually "reprogram" your brain to throw out those old unhealthy habits and start fresh in a new...
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  • Healthier Snacking for the Big Game
    January 19, 2018
    The Big Game is as much about getting together with friends and eating great food as it is about watching the two best teams vie for victory. Worried about busting your New Year's resolutions if you've pledged to eat more healthy food, or lose weight? Never fear: healthier versions of those classic...
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