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The Importance of Sunscreen

Did you know that skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States? One in five Americans will be diagnosed with skin cancer. The deadliest form of skin cancer, melanoma, is responsible for most of the deaths from skin cancer. The number of people diagnosed with…
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All About Metabolism

We all have a friend who can eat or drink whatever they want and never gain an ounce. Some, on the other hand, can’t even look at a piece of cake without gaining five pounds. No fair! What gives? It’s the differences in metabolism.  How fast your metabolism functions is…
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Managing Burnout

Burnout has been officially classified by the World Health Organization as a syndrome resulting from unmanaged workplace stress. It calls burnout “an occupational phenomenon.” Does endless emails, a demanding boss and a bottomless to-do list leave you feeling stressed and burned out from work? You’re not alone. What are some…
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Sleep Deprivation

Far too many Americans don’t get enough sleep. When we feel pressed for time and have too much to do, we often sacrifice hours of sleep in order to cope. Maybe you’re someone who actually boasts about how little sleep you need each night. But many of us don’t understand…
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Tips For Stretching

Flexibility is the ability to extend or stretch without breaking. Improving your flexibility is important for preventing injury. It can also improve performance. Loss of flexibility can lead to permanent changes in posture and normal muscle function. There are countless benefits for all aspects of life in maintaining and improving…
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Skinny on Dietary Fat

Believe it or not, you shouldn’t try to eliminate all fat from your diet. Some fats actually promote good health. Fat is a major source of energy and it helps the body absorb vitamins and minerals. Fat is needed for blood clotting, cell development and nerve function.  But there are…
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Don’t Be a Slouch!

“Sit up straight!” Most of us probably had parents and teachers direct that timeless bit of advice to us as children. Well, it turns out that they were on to something! Good posture and how you hold your body is very important for many reasons. Poor posture leads to back…
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Boost Your Brain Power

Can’t find your keys?  Having trouble remembering the name of the restaurant you were at at last month?  Perhaps you need to improve your brain power.  Better memory, sharper thinking and enhanced creativity are just a few of the benefits of boosting your brain power. Try these tips to train…
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Meniere’s disease and Chiropractic: Study Shows Positive Results

Do you know someone with Meniere’s disease?  A recent study of 300 patients showed that getting Upper Neck Chiropractic adjustments, especially if there was a history of some neck trauma, provides very positive improvements for patients with Meniere’s disease. The study tracked patients for 6 years and researchers saw good long-term results.…
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Randomized study shows: Prayer Decreases Migraine Intensity

Many of you will find it interesting that a recent randomized study was done to see if prayer helped decrease migraine intensity. Here’s their findings: “The present study revealed that prayer can be used as a nonpharmacologic pain coping strategy in addition to pharmacologic intervention for this group of patients.…
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