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Blog Posts in November, 2014

Enter the Holiday Season with Smarter Eating Habits

It’s all too easy to gain a few extra pounds during the holiday season, since many holiday social activities emphasize the sharing of delicious foods. If you have a medical condition that ...
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Getting on the Right Path to Quitting Smoking for Good

If you’re trying to quit smoking, setting a date can be helpful and empowering. Consider making your quit date the third Thursday of November, which is the date of the annual Great American ...
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How Walkable Neighborhoods Can Reduce Obesity

The lifestyle choices an individual makes on a daily basis have a significant effect on that person’s waistline and overall wellness. However, some scientific studies have also demonstrated the ...
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How to Maintain Your Brain Health As You Get Older

Although Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of cognitive decline are prevalent among seniors, these conditions are not inevitable. You can take steps now to protect your brain health as you age ...
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A Look at the Devastation of Genetic Disease

Muscular dystrophy, including myotonic muscular dystrophy, is a type of inherited disorder that affects the muscles and other parts of the body. As you’ll learn by watching this video, people ...
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Combating Wintertime Arthritis with Physical Activity

The pain and inflammation associated with arthritis often leads to reduced physical activity. However, staying physically active when you have arthritis can actually help you manage your symptoms. ...
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Why Early Diabetes Should Be a Wake-Up Call for Your Health

Type 2 diabetes doesn’t develop overnight. Often, individuals have early diabetes, or pre-diabetes, for years before developing type 2 diabetes. Unfortunately, it’s difficult to know if ...
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Movember Health Tips for All Men to Remember

Each Movember (November), the Movember Foundation launches a global challenge for men to raise funds toward men’s healthcare costs by growing mustaches and requesting donations for the ...
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