High Blood Pressure Awareness Month

High Blood Pressure Awareness Month May is High Blood Pressure Awareness Month. High blood pressure, or hypertension, is known as the silent killer and for good reason. High blood pressure can seriously endanger a person’s health, and it generally builds up gradually over time as a result of unhealthy lifestyle behavior. Continue reading
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The Importance of Posture

The Importance of Posture When you were young, your mother probably told you to "sit up straight" or "stop slouching." Well, that was some good advice, not just as a matter of decorum. Good posture brings a wide variety of health benefits and reflects a healthy attitude. Continue reading
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Stop Being a Couch Potato

Get up, get out, get off the couch Get off the couch and get out the door. Spring is almost here and it's time to make a committment to your health and your life. Continue reading
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Links Between Stress and Heart Attack Begin To Blur

Although we often associate stress with heart attacks, the link might be blurring. We spend a lot of time on this blog talking about the negative effects of stress and the importance of relaxation, but some new research shows that the link between stress and heart attack is becoming blurrier.  While scientists say … Continue reading
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Naps: The Key To A Better Life

If you really want to power through the day, take a nap instead of a coffee break. Go, Go, Go.  Work, Work, Work.  Sound familiar? Americans are overworked, underpaid, and, sadly, not changing any time soon.  But there is a way to keep up productivity throughout a long day without sacrificing your health (and cash!) to caffeine … Continue reading
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