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January 4, 2023

How to deal with post-holiday blues

The holidays can bring up a lot of emotions, and those feelings are not always positive. While some people might feel excited and upbeat, others may feel down leading up to or during the holidays, or they may feel sad once the holidays are over. Here’s how to recognize the signs of post-holiday blues and […]

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January 3, 2023

Indoor workouts for when it’s too cold to go outside

When it’s cold outside, it can be tempting to just curl up and hibernate, but winter weather doesn’t mean you have to give up your exercise routine. You just need to bring it indoors. Indoor workouts can fill the gap, and many don’t require extra equipment. Regular exercise has many benefits, including increased focus, reduced […]

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December 15, 2022

How to combat depression during the holidays

With the holiday season upon us, many people are gearing up to spend time with loved ones and indulge in holiday meals. But for some, the holidays might not be so merry. It’s not uncommon for people to experience depression during the holidays for many different reasons, and for those who are struggling or have […]

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December 9, 2022

Recipes for an upset stomach: When you need relief from rich holiday meals

With the holiday season upon us, you may be enjoying the rich and often decadent meals you don’t usually eat during the rest of the year. Of course, if you overindulge in these meals, it can cause you to feel sick or get an upset stomach if you’re not careful. Fortunately, there are several simple […]

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December 2, 2022

Holiday safety tips to avoid common injuries and illness

Most of us look forward to the holidays and savor the memories they bring. However, not all holiday memories are happy ones, as emergency rooms see a rise in certain types of injuries during the holidays. Fortunately, the following holiday safety tips can help keep your holiday memories merry and bright! Think twice before drinking […]

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November 22, 2022

How to improve lung health after quitting smoking

Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of preventable disease, disability and death in the United States. It accounts for more than 480,000 deaths each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Approximately 30.8 million adults in the U.S. currently smoke cigarettes, and more than 16 million live with a smoking-related disease. […]

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November 14, 2022

How many types of diabetes are there?

How many types of diabetes are there? The answer is more complicated than you might think. Although there are three main types of diabetes – Type 1, Type 2 and gestational diabetes – the lines between these are blurring as doctors learn more about the disease and how it affects people at different stages of […]

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October 24, 2022

What are the warning signs of a stroke?

Stroke is a leading cause of death in the United States and a leading cause of long-term disability. While the risk of stroke increases with age, one can occur at any age. Globally, 1 in 4 adults over age 25 will have a stroke in their lifetime, and approximately 14.5 million people worldwide will have […]

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October 6, 2022

5 foods that help fight depression

You may already know about the many benefits of a well-balanced diet for your heart, bones and muscles — but did you know you can also eat for your mind? Given the known links between mental and physical health, food can have a sizable impact on both physical and emotional feelings and functions. While nutrition […]

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September 1, 2022

When to visit the emergency room for an allergic reaction

What are the different types of allergic reactions? “An allergic reaction is a hypersensitive reaction that your immune system has to a certain substance,” says Dr. Josephin Mathai, medical director of the emergency department at HCA Florida St. Lucie Hospital. “Every person can have a different trigger, and the level of reaction you have is […]

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