Posts Categorized: Wellness

Be prepared for flu season

Flu season is sneaking up on us. If you haven’t received your flu vaccine yet, it’s not too late. Even though the flu is one of the most preventable viruses, it kills thousands of people every year. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports 23,000 people die from the flu each year in…
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Have another cup of coffee!

Today is National Coffee Day! The advantages of coffee have long been researched. As you appreciate your cup of joe, delight in these added benefits: A study presented in April 2014 at the annual meeting of the American Association of Cancer Researchers, suggested that people who drank at least a cup of coffee a day…
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Fruit and veggies matter

Study after study confirms that including more fruits and vegetables in your diet, has a positive impact on your health. A 2013 report from the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion’s Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity stated that American adults consume fruit 1.1 times per day and vegetables about 1.6…
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Facts about enterovirus

Across the country, an increasing number of children are being hospitalized for respiratory illnesses. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has suggested that health care providers consider testing for enterovirus D68 in young children with severe respiratory illness. According to the CDC’s website, not everyone who gets enterovirus will get sick, but children and…
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What should we be eating? A nutritionist explains.

From day to day it can be confusing to navigate the aisles of the grocery store, or the menu of the restaurant closest to your office. You may not know what’s healthy or if it fits into your current diet. A recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association looked at a…
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