Posts Categorized: Wellness

Safety tips for the holiday season

With the holidays and colder weather approaching, we wanted to take this opportunity to offer some helpful tips and information to keep you and your family trauma free this season! Exterior Decorating Decorating for the holidays has become more extravagant. There are more exterior decorations than ever before. If you are going to decorate outside,…
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Enjoy the holidays while managing your diabetes

The holidays are quickly approaching. Many will be spending additional quality time with family and friends. These traditions and holiday parties typically revolve around food, which can be difficult and stressful to those with diabetes. Many people find that their diabetes control suffers during this time, but this doesn’t have to be the case. It…
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Avoid being counted in these statistics

Kentucky has the highest death rate for lung cancer in the nation – 50 percent higher than the national average. We also have the highest rate of smoking – 28 percent higher than the national average. Other causes such as mining and radon in the ground contribute to lung cancer prevalence. When toxins and dust…
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Reduce screen time to avoid eye damage

Most people know that exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light can damage the eye and surrounding skin, but what about the high-energy visible (HEV) light being emitted from your smart phone or high-definition TV? Current research suggests that prolonged exposure to HEV blue-violet light from artificial light sources has damaging effects to the retina that resemble…
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Autumn safety tips

With the fall season upon us, we wanted to share some fall and Halloween information that will keep you safe and trauma free this season. Decorating Decorating for Fall and Halloween has become as popular as decorating for Christmas. Keep these safety tips in mind: Ladders – when using a ladder, it is recommended to…
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