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  1. Face Shield vs. Face Mask: What’s the Level of Protection?

    Face Shields are not necessarily “better” than face masks and vice versa. They can’t be substituted because technically, they’re not designed to serve the same purpose. Simply put, there isn’t…

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  2. How To: Prep Kids & Family for Safe Return to School

    General practices can be implemented into your daily routine to prepare your kids and family for a safe return to school. Many states have made it mandatory for everyone to wear a mask and social distance including those starting at elementary.

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  3. Face Masks: How to Choose the Right One

    At the start of 2020, the CDC (The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) recommended for the general public to wear face masks and cloth coverings and today they are…

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  4. Why You Should Be Eating Healthy During Quarantine

    Why You Should Be Eating Healthy During Quarantine

    Right now, our world is upside down, and health is at the top if not the first of our priorities. So, why not eat healthily?  When it comes to food,…

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  5. What in the World is CGM vs. BGM?

    In our previous blog, we explained Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) according to how it works and its benefits. Now we’re discussing the differences between Continuous Glucose Monitoring and Blood Glucose…

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  6. World Cancer Day: How to Prevent Cancer in Your Daily Life

    February 4th is World Cancer Day. To make cancer awarness a priority, here are some tips from the WHO and World Cancer Day on how to prevent cancer.

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  7. American Heart Month: The Complete Healthy, Happy Heart Guide

    February is American Heart Month, and to celebrate heart health awareness, February 1st is Wear Red Day! We wanted to share our Heart Month Guide with you.

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  8. National Tea Month: 5 Teas to Combat Cold Weather

    January is National Tea Month, and for good reason. The freezing cold weather can be made a little less brutal with a nice, hot cup of tea.

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  9. 10 Easy Ways to Give Yourself Self-Care Right Now!

    Mental Health Day 2018 is October 10th. Half of all mental illnesses start by age 14. Focusing on self-care daily is best to prevent mental illness.

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  10. World Heart Day: Beating Heart Disease One Step at a Time

    Heart Disease causes 31% of deaths worldwide. With World Heart Day around the corner, we’re showing you how you can beat heart disease one step at a time.

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  11. Gardening: Does it Actually Make you Healthier?

    Did you know some outdoor activities are more beneficial for your health than others? Studies show that gardening has many benefits you should be taking advantage of to live a healthy lifestyle.

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  12. Stress Management: 6 Proven Ways to Keep You Calm

    There are many tell-tale signs that these things have taken over your life with too much bad stress. If you feel stress cross the line to destructive, then it’s time you consider managing your stress.

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  13. The Ultimate Skincare Guide: 7 Tips for Summer

    We compiled a list of the common summer issues and what steps you can add to your skincare routine to prevent them!

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  14. Men’s Health Week: 4 Health Issues and How to Prevent Them

    Support the men you care about and raise awareness by wearing blue on Friday, June 15th and posting to social media using the hashtag #ShowUsYourBlue.

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  15. 7 Easy Tips for Healthy Pets [National Pet Appreciation Week]

    The week of June 3rd is National Pet Appreciation Week by the American Veterinary Medical Foundation.

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  16. Caregiving Corner: All About ALS

    A Brief Overview:   ALS, (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) is a neurodegenerative disease. It affects 5,600 Americans a year as it breaks down the brain and spinal cord nerve cells. As…

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  17. 5 Irresistible and Diabetic-Friendly Recipes

        Having diabetes can become a complicated task of its own. When shopping for the right foods, why make food preparation harder?   We looked high and low to…

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  18. Healthy Aging: How To Live Pain Free

    Aging is something that we all must experience. When you are young, you do not think about what it will be like to age, but it is inevitable. It’s important…

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