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The psychology of seasons: Caring for your mental health

The psychology of seasons: Caring for your mental health

When seasons change, moods can change with them. The long, dark and cold months can give people a serious case of cabin fever. Some people may even suffer from seasonal…

Four numbers you need to know for good health

Four numbers you need to know for good health

When it comes to health by the numbers, you probably already know to keep an eye on your cholesterol level, body mass index (BMI) and blood pressure. But are you…

Seniors: Create an independent, restful and peaceful home setting

Seniors: Create an independent, restful and peaceful home setting

Senior living is a time for rest and relaxation, and the home is the first place to incorporate a comfortable and spa-like living quarters. The chaos of raising children has…

Nearly 1.5 million baby boomers may suffer from chronic Hepatitis C without even knowing it

Nearly 1.5 million baby boomers may suffer from chronic Hepatitis C without even knowing it

Did you know that Hepatitis C is a leading cause of liver cancer and the number one reason for liver transplants in America? Between 1999 and 2007, more people died…

Protect your eyes from sunburn: How to pick shades

Protect your eyes from sunburn: How to pick shades

Finally! Warmer weather is here, and for most people, this means more time outside. While everyone wants to enjoy summer to the fullest, outdoor enthusiasts must remember that the sun,…

Life after stroke: Advice for physical and emotional recovery

Life after stroke: Advice for physical and emotional recovery

Did you know a stroke occurs every 40 seconds on average? About 795,000 Americans suffer a new or recurrent stroke each year, according to the American Stroke Association. If you…

Ask the Pharmacist: Caregivers, take care

Ask the Pharmacist: Caregivers, take care

Approximately 42 million Americans provide unpaid care to an ill or disabled adult and new research shows the stress associated with this responsibility can have a negative effect on a…

Is your drowsiness dangerous? Sleep apnea evaluation urged for those at risk

Is your drowsiness dangerous? Sleep apnea evaluation urged for those at risk

Despite common misconceptions, anyone – regardless of gender, weight or fitness level – can develop obstructive sleep apnea, a life-threatening condition characterized by episodes of complete or partial airway obstruction…

DIY for your IRA: What you should know about self-directing

DIY for your IRA: What you should know about self-directing

Ups and downs in the current market and recent corporate and banking scandals have prompted many people to seek ways to have more control over their retirement funds. Self-directed IRAs…

Health watch: Superbug infections putting more at risk

Health watch: Superbug infections putting more at risk

If you’ve ever felt sick or battled a bug, you may have asked your doctor for an antibiotic. Ever since the advent of these wonder drugs, these medications have one…

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