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September 22, 2020 diet and brain Health & Wellness Read Article

Diet Plays a Role in Brain Health

The old saying “you are what you eat” rings true when it comes to brain health. Growing older isn’t something you can avoid, so it is important to focus on the positive aspects of aging and making the changes necessary to ensure a long and healthy life.

September 17, 2020 Child Immunizations Health & Wellness Read Article

Keep Your Immunizations Up to Date

While limiting your family’s public exposure was appropriate early in the pandemic, regulations in our region have loosened and it’s time that you consider following up on those missed appointments, and more importantly those missed vaccinations.

September 10, 2020 Hydration Autumn Health & Wellness Read Article

Hydration Key to Staying Healthy

Whether you’re an athlete or just enjoying the outdoors, it’s important to drink plenty of water to stay properly hydrated. Sounds simple, but dehydration is more than a matter of being hot and thirsty.

September 8, 2020 Quarantine Drinking Health & Wellness Read Article

Myth vs Fact: Alcohol’s Effects on the Heart

Unwinding with a glass of wine or a "quarantini" might seem like a good way to cope with stress. But for some people, too much alcohol is making the ongoing health crisis worse.

September 1, 2020 Cancer Screenings Health & Wellness Read Article

Don’t Put Off Essential Cancer Screenings

While scheduling a mammogram or colonoscopy may not be top of mind for you right now, screening tests like these can spot cancer before it causes any symptoms. Usually, the sooner cancer is found, the better the chance it can be treated.

August 27, 2020 Pregnancy Expectations Health & Wellness Read Article

Setting Expectations for a Healthy Pregnancy

Being aware of the ways that your growing baby is affecting your body will help you better prepare yourself for the changes as they happen and set expectations for provider visits and tests.

August 18, 2020 Occupational Therapy Health & Wellness Read Article

Physical Therapy or Occupational Therapy? Seeking the Right Care

Occupational therapy and physical therapy are commonly confused with each other. It's important to know the similarities and the differences between the specialties and how they support your recovery plan.

August 11, 2020 Caregiver Support Health & Wellness Read Article

Tips to Avoid Caregiver Burnout

Caring for a loved one that needs extra support can be mentally, physically, and emotionally exhausting. The stress of having to manage someone else’s life or the excessive compassion you may feel for your loved can turn into caregiver burnout.

July 31, 2020 WFH Stress Health & Wellness Read Article

Managing Stress and Anxiety: When Is It Too Much?

Everywhere we turn we’re being inundated by all that’s going on in the world. The global pandemic, social unrest, and life in general may be causing you stress and feelings of anxiety. It's important that you practice self-care and manage stress.

July 28, 2020 Breastfeeding Health & Wellness Read Article

Partner Support Essential for Breastfeeding Moms

Breastfeeding is often thought of as a gift between mother and baby. Not only does it provide bonding time, but the health benefits for both baby and mom are undeniable. However, breastfeeding is really a family affair.

July 21, 2020 Kid Sun Safety Health & Wellness Read Article

Six Tips for Sun Safety for Kids

Over the last few months our families have spent a lot time at home and indoors, and we are ready to spend quality time outside. Before we send our kids out to play and enjoy summer, we need to be careful to protect their skin from the harmful UV rays.

July 14, 2020 Active Survivor Health & Wellness Read Article

Rehabilitation Key to Improving Cancer Survivor’s Quality of Life

More people are surviving cancer than ever before, thanks to early detection and advancements in cancer treatment. Rehabilitation is key to improving a survivor’s quality of life.