Let’s Talk About Eggs

Let’s take a look at one of the staples of the American breakfast: eggs. Eggs are a popular meal cooked in a number of ways: fried, over easy, scrambled, poached, and hard boiled. Eggs aren’t only an important part of breakfast, but they are a great quick dinner or even snack. Due to the cholesterol […]

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Ultra-Processed Food

What is an ultra-processed food? We eat a lot of different foods. Some of these foods are fresh from the produce section while some may be processed. Ultra-processed foods are a particular category of processed foods. These foods tend to be sugary, high in saturated fat, and unhealthy for us. What are some of the […]

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Effects of Cardiac Rehab on Family

The patient’s family plays a vital part in the rehabilitation process. One of the most important factors in the patient’s recovery is family involvement and support. What are the possible effects of disability on the family? Family members are affected by the patient’s disability, and, many times, become co-managers of the patient’s care. They may […]

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Alcohol Awareness Month

April is Alcohol Awareness Month. Established in 1987, the Department of Health and Human Services selected April as its advocacy month to help reduce stigma related with alcoholism, increasing awareness about causes, treatment, and recovery. The theme for 2018 is “Changing Attitudes: it’s not a ‘rite of passage’”. This is a month to talk to friends and family […]

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National Public Health Week

The first week of April is National Public Health week! National Public Health Week is a week long initiative by the American Public Health Association  to engage all communities and all sectors of health in a conversation about the role each of us can play to put good health within everyone’s reach. Each day of NPHW 2018 […]

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American Diabetes Alert Day

What’s Your Type 2 Diabetes Risk? One in three American adults is at risk for developing type 2 diabetes, a serious disease that can lead to complications like kidney failure, heart disease, stroke, blindness, and amputations. But type 2 diabetes doesn’t have to be permanent—it can be prevented or delayed with healthy lifestyle modifications. The […]

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Kid-Friendly Health Apps

There are lots of apps available related to health and fitness spread between iOS and Android. A lot of these apps are geared toward adults, but what about children and teenagers? Let’s take a look at a few apps that are great at helping kids get on their feet and focus on their fitness goals.  

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