Posts Categorized: Wellness

Make everyday a picnic

One of the most popular foods of summer is watermelon. This nutritious fruit even has its own day. National Watermelon Day is Aug. 3. Celebrate this delicious seasonal fruit by learning of its health benefits and enjoying a slice or two. Watermelon is 92 percent water. While nothing replaces the benefits of water, watermelon is…
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Don’t let your food spoil your summer

Picnics, potlucks, family reunions, barbecues, snacks at a ballgame or festival, or even weekend grilling is something many of us enjoy during the summer months. Enjoying time with family and friends outside during the warmer temperatures may be great for you, but how does it affect your food? This infographic from FoodSafety.gov has good advice to help…
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Tips for protecting your hearing this July 4th

The July 4th holiday is full of meaning and celebration. If you plan on enjoying a concert or fireworks show this July 4th, take note of these tips to help protect your hearing.     Worried about your hearing? Schedule a hearing consult with UofL Physicians-Audiology today.   SOURCE: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Squinting won’t do!

Sunglasses can make us look cool, others fashionable. But if you spend any amount of time outside, you need sunglasses. All sunglasses are not the same Not all sunglasses are created equal. The lenses in sunglasses may be polarized, non-polarized or UV blockers. Polarized lenses help reduce glare from reflected light (e.g. a fisherman may…
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National HIV Testing Day – June 27

Recent headlines have made many of us aware that HIV is still a disease that impacts the lives of people in our communities. It is a disease for which we still have no cure, and one that needs to be talked about so people can be properly educated. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…
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