Health

June 03, 2020

Wound Care Awareness Week 2020

June 1-5 is the 7th Annual Wound Care Awareness Week.  Each year 14.5 percent of Medicare beneficiaries experience a wound.  Wound Care Awareness was established by Healogics in 2014 to bring attention to the chronic wound epidemic and the 6.7 millio...

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March 30, 2020

Encouraging Use of Technology During COVID-19 Pandemic

Technology is critically important for society, more so than ever before. Technology gives us the ability to connect with others during the coronavirus pandemic. By keeping our distance from others, we can ultimately save lives and help to reduce the spread of...

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March 12, 2020

What to Know About Snacking

Nourishing our bodies with a healthy snack can keep us energized throughout the day, prevent overeating at meals and help us avoid the nutrient-poor foods that tend to be around like cake and donuts. A nutrient-rich snack can boost energy between meals and ke...

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March 12, 2020

National Nutrition Month

National Nutrition Month shines a spotlight on nutrition in everything we eat, big and small. After all, every bite counts! What’s a unique way to eat more vegetables? A unique way to eat more veggies would be the way you like best. This can be dipping...

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March 12, 2020

Why is staying hydrated important?

Hydration is more than just drinking water to quench thirst. Hydration plays a crucial role in many different body function. Proper hydration allows our bodies to regulate body temperature. It also keeps joints lubricated and helps deliver nutrients to cells. ...

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March 12, 2020

The ABC's of a Healthy Breakfast

Benefits of Breakfast Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.  It kick-starts your metabolism, helping you burn calories throughout the day.  It gives you the energy you need to get things done and to help you focus at work or at school.&nb...

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December 12, 2019

Avoiding the Travel Bug

Worry over dodging the flu, avoiding a cold and escaping strep can be amplified during the colder months of the year. It can be even harder to stay healthy while travelling, surround by hundreds of other people. To make it through the holidays with your immune...

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November 13, 2019

Your Holiday Diabetes Action Plan

The holidays are a time for tradition with one of those traditions is usually an unwanted weight gain. People gain an average of 10 pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. This is a strain on anybody’s health, but can be particularly rough ...

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November 11, 2019

Epilepsy 101 by Neurologist Nilaya Bhawsar

Epilepsy is a central nervous system (neurological) disorder defined by unprovoked and recurrent seizures. Seizures are abnormal electrical activity of the brain causing a sudden change in behavior, sensations and sometimes a loss of awareness.  &nb...

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October 30, 2019

What Is Acute Bronchitis? Here is What You Need to Know

With colder temperatures and flu season right around the corner, the coughing and sneezing around your home and office is probably starting. One of the most common illnesses you can develop during the colder months is acute bronchitis. We’ve put together...

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