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  1. 15 Fun Ways to Celebrate Great Outdoors Month this June

    by zywaveblogger

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    June’s arrival means that it’s time for warmer weather and longer days. It also means that it’s time to formally celebrate and enjoy the natural wonders of America during Great Outdoors Month by partaking in fun outdoor activities. However, with a variety of activities to choose from, it can sometimes be difficult to decide which […]

  2. Benefits of Seasonal Shopping

    by eradka

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    June 17, 2017, is National Eat Your Vegetables Day, and there is no better way to celebrate than with seasonal produce.  Eating seasonal produce is beneficial for a variety of reasons. Below are just a few of the reasons why you should shop seasonally this summer. Taste A large portion of the fruits and vegetables […]

  3. Simple Exercise Ideas for Your Pet

    by zywaveblogger

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    Whether you and your pet have grown tired of your daily walking trail, or are simply longing for creative ways to get moving and burn some extra calories, look no further. Here are some innovative ways to get your furry friend on its feet, keeping both its body and mind stimulated. The “high and low” […]

  4. Grilling Safety Tips

    by zywaveblogger

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    The warm summer months are the perfect time to call your family and friends, head outside and fire up the grill for some delicious meals. But remember, the great tastes that come with grilling aren’t without risks. According to the U.S. Fire Administration, gas and charcoal grills contribute to an average of 10 deaths, 100 […]

  5. Safe Swimming Tips

    by zywaveblogger

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    With the weather getting warmer, people are dusting off their swimwear and getting ready for swimming season. This week (May 22-28) is Healthy and Safe Swimming Week, making it the ideal time to review swimming best practices. Below are some things to consider next time you get into the water. Health Benefits Swimming is a […]

  6. HIV Awareness

    by zywaveblogger

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    In 2015, over 39,000 people in the United States were diagnosed with human immunodeficiency virus—better known as HIV. This number is just a small fraction of the 1.2 million people in the country currently living with this disease. While HIV is certainly a menacing sickness, there are several ways to protect yourself from contracting this […]

  7. The History of Mother’s Day

    by zywaveblogger

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    Ask any mother, and she’ll tell you that every day is Mother’s Day—families just can’t seem to function without a maternal presence running the show. Still, it is nice to set a day aside to thank the motherly figures in our lives, whether that means  planning a day at the spa or running to the […]

  8. Healthy Vending Machine Options

    by zywaveblogger

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    How many times have you stared into a vending machine and thought, “Why aren’t there any healthy options in here?” Too often, these machines are stocked with fat-laden snacks and treats, with no reasonable alternative in sight. This makes it hard for you to maintain health goals, especially if this describes your office vending machine. […]

  9. How Vaccines Work

    by zywaveblogger

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    After a 1998 study raised concerns about a possible link between the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine and autism, many parents panicked and stopped vaccinating their children. As a result, there were many confused parents and subsequent outbreaks of diseases that were once uncommon. The study was later found to be seriously flawed and […]

  10. 7 Stress-reduction Tips During National Stress Awareness Month

    by zywaveblogger

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    Every April, the Health Resource Network sponsors National Stress Awareness Month as a cooperative effort to inform people about the dangers of stress, coping strategies and harmful misconceptions about stress. According to the American Institute of Stress, 77 percent of people regularly experience physical symptoms caused by stress, including fatigue, headaches and changes in appetite. […]

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