Wellness

Sunscreen and You

Sunscreen and You

To avoid the damaging effects of the sun’s ultraviolet rays, we’re often advised to wear sunscreen whenever we go outside. And, with skin cancer being the most common type of cancer in the United States, wearing sunscreen is of the utmost importance. Recent changes mandated by the Food and Drug Administration have made sunscreen selection …

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Emotional Wellness Checklist

Emotional Wellness Checklist

Emotional wellness is the ability to successfully handle life’s stresses and adapt to change and difficult times. Here are tips for improving your emotional health: Brighten Your Outlook People who are emotionally well, experts say, have fewer negative emotions and are able to bounce back from difficulties faster. This quality is called resilience. Another sign …

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Eat Well, Live Well

Eat Well, Live Well

Replacing unhealthy eating habits with healthier ones can be difficult, especially if unhealthy habits are all you have ever known. One key to making lasting improvements in your diet is to make changes in stages. Start with a small, simple change and stick to it for a week. After mastering one change, add another. Here …

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Summer Picnic Safety Tips

Summer Picnic Safety Tips

 At some point throughout the summer, most of us will spend time outside with family and friends at a picnic or backyard barbecue. If you aren’t careful about handling foods during cookouts, you’re putting yourself and others at risk for potential food-related illnesses. Stay safe with these simple tips: Wash cooking equipment, dishes and …

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