Diabetes is not a Destiny

According to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in 2012, 21.3 million adults had been diagnosed with diabetes in the United States.  This number is 5 times higher than the number of diagnosed cases in 1980.  If these trends continue, 1 in 3 American adults will have diabetes by 2050.  As scary as..

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If Not You, Then Who?

  Black smoke. Orange flames. A brush fire was blazing on the other side of the freeway. The fire must have just ignited in that moment because traffic was not backed up on either side yet and there was no fire response. I figured someone made the call to the fire department and kept driving..

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2 Easy Steps To Get The Most Out Of Your Baby Bump

Congratulations!!! If you are reading this, that must mean you already HAVE a baby bump or are hoping to have one soon. Although these tips only encompass a single, very important aspect of health – your body – it is so important to be well-rounded when it comes to your health. Imagine sitting in a..

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Do I Really Need to Get X-rays?

Do I Really Need To Get X-rays? That’s a fair question to ask as a patient. In some branches of health care, such as dentistry or orthopedics, x-rays are routine and are performed without any doubts or questions. Patients understand that without x-rays, the dentist or orthopedic surgeon would be flying blind, and the quality..

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Massage: An Integral Part of Holistic Health

Massage: An Integral Part of Holistic Health It’s rare to meet someone who doesn’t love a good, long massage. What’s not to love about being able to drift off as someone else rubs the tired, sore muscles in your body? Massage certainly offers instant gratification, but there’s more to this gentle touch than most people..

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Healthy Cooking for Life

Healthy Cooking for Life: It’s All about Antioxidants The food that we put into our bodies is in direct correlation to the amount of energy we are able to exert. Making healthy choices when we eat provides our body with good fuel that gives us lasting energy to use throughout the day. In a world..

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Beat Holiday Stress

How to Stay Happy and Healthy This Holiday Season Despite the fact that the holiday season is supposed to be a time of cheer, many of us walk in with a smile and emerge feeling like we’ve gone a dozen rounds in a boxing ring. Let’s face it: The holidays can be tough, and in..

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Five Tips For Healthier Eating

Five Tips for Healthier Eating When you make decisions about what to eat, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the choices that meet you in the grocery store: Rows upon rows of boxes of prepared meals, heaps of produce, bags of frozen vegetables and countless varieties of milk. Many people throw around terms like “high..

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Take Control Of Your Arthritis

Take Control of Your Arthritis It’s starts with stiffness in your fingers and eventually leads to discomfort in your knees and elbows. Your grandparents had it. Your parents had it. And now, you figure, it was just a matter of time before you, too, developed arthritis. Well, you think, this is it. So much for..

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