| Posted On Jan 17, 2013 | By:

It’s January, so Get Moving!

Did you resolve to exercise more in 2013?  If so, congratulations!  Being physically active is one of the most positive things you can do to maintain or improve your health. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend that all adults get at least 150 minutes of moderate intensity aerobic (cardio) exercise each week, AND strength training exercise, which targets the major muscle groups, 2 or more times per week*.  Moderate intensity means that you’re working hard enough to break a sweat and raise your heart rate (think brisk walking,

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| Posted On Jan 15, 2013 | By:

Ways to Live a Long and Healthy Life

Everyone wants to live a long, healthy, active life. Yes, genes have something to do with your health, but many people believe that it’s not just your genes, but what you do with them that counts! We have much to learn from centenarians—people who live to 100 and beyond.

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| Posted On Jan 07, 2013 | By:

Should I Be Worried About Breast Pain?

Breast pain, or mastalgia, is very common. Research indicates that nearly 70% of women will experience breast pain at some point in their lives. Breast pain can occur at all ages and stages of life, although it is most commonly seen in women entering the peri-menopausal phase.

Breast pain is rarely a symptom of breast cancer. While the exact cause of breast pain is not known, many of the factors likely center around hormonal fluctuations. 

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| Posted On Jan 02, 2013 | By:

Medication Safety: Doing Your Part

The pills your doctor prescribes for you may look like small, harmless tablets, but prescription medicines – if not used properly – can be very dangerous, even lethal. Mixing them with other prescription (or even over-the-counter) medications without first consulting your doctor can cause serious health problems. Drugs that are not taken for the purpose for which they were prescribed, or that are shared with others, are a significant cause of serious health complications in the United States,

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