Posts Categorized: Wellness

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Thirteen tips for exercising in the heat

We do not want to stop our regular runs or other exercise as the temperature continues to climb but working out in the heat and humidity can be grueling. Along with making the workout more strenuous, exercising in the heat can be hard on our body and have serious, even deadly, effects so we must…
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How to stay fit on summer vacation

We all look forward to our summer vacation but maintaining our workout routine while we travel can be difficult, especially when combined with the temptations of great local food. First, do not set yourself up for failure or disappointment. You do not have to completely abandon your progress, but we need to be realistic and…
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How to have healthy feet in the summer

Throughout the year, but particularly during the summer months of increased sun, heat and humidity, we must make sure we take care of two of our most utilized, but underappreciated assets: our feet. You want your feet healthy to enjoy an active summer with time at the pool, river, or beach, or to take a…
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Pregnancy in the heat of summer

Tips for being pregnant in the heat of summer Being pregnant can be uncomfortable. You’re carrying around extra weight, your feet swell up, and you’re getting kicked in the bladder. But being in the third trimester during the heat of summer? Now that’s torture. Here are some tips to keep you and your baby healthy,…
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Tips for a safe fireworks season

As families in Kentucky and Indiana get ready for a special Fourth of July celebrating our nation’s birthday, UofL Physicians – Eye Specialists highlights the importance for everyone to practice proper fireworks safety. Ocular injuries related to fireworks can often be devastating. A fireworks blast can rupture the globe, cause chemical and thermal burns, corneal abrasions,…
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