You’re in Your 30s (or 40s) – Now What?

Taking care of your health as you mature Ahh, your 20s. Back then, you could eat what looked good, stay up all night, and indulge to your heart’s content. You bounced back faster, had plenty of energy, and wondered why older people complained about aches and pains. The 30s are a bit of a wake-up […]

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What Men Should Know About their Health

While June may be Men’s Health Month, men’s health is important all year long. Let’s talk about the top health issues men face and ways to prevent and treat problems. We talk about heart health, cancer risk, and an often-overlooked concern, mental health. Know your heart health Heart disease is the number one cause of […]

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Health in Your 20s

Set yourself up with healthy habits for life Being healthy means creating sensible habits that help you be at your best mentally and physically. This includes taking inventory of your mental health. How do you do that? Start by asking yourself a few questions. Which of the following four habits would you like to focus […]

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Get Well and Stay Well Recap: Healing Your Mind, Body & Spirit

Wow, doesn’t time fly? We’re already in June…and even though we’re only halfway through, what a year it has been already. Quick check-in: Have you been taking care of your health and well being? As our wonderful Facebook Live guest, Dr. Mary Jo Kreitzer reminded us earlier this year, we’re living in uniquely challenging times. […]

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Harness the Resiliency of Military Families When Moving

Lessons in the emotional and physical impacts of moving through the eyes of military families. May is Military Appreciation Month. Considering fewer than one-half of one percent of the population serves in the U.S. armed forces, it may not be a particularly notable month compared to others. However, those in the military dedicate their lives […]

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How to Make the Mediterranean Diet Work for You, Now

For years the Mediterranean diet has shown steady health benefits, such as lowering inflammation, helping you lose weight, maintaining your memory and brain function, and much more. The basics of the Mediterranean diet A good place to start is our free Mediterranean Diet Pocket Guide. But here are the basic principles that can improve most […]

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What should I know about medical cannabis?

What should I know about medical cannabis? Find answers to some frequently asked questions and check out our new Cancer and Cannabis Pocket Guide You have options. This may be the most important message to share these days about medical cannabis. Also known as medical marijuana, and kin to the popular CBD products you may […]

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When Your Body Makes the Rules: Living with a Chronic Condition

Six in 10. For older adults, more than eight in 10. That’s how many Americans live with a chronic disease or health condition, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Wisconsin Institute for Healthy Aging[i] [ii] . The CDC also tells us that 4 in every 10 U.S. adults live with […]

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Animals for Mind, Body, and Spirit Health

Research has long suggested that humans benefit physically and emotionally from spending time with animals. Lower blood pressure, reduced stress,[i] and more exercise[ii] are just a few of the findings. Other benefits may include preventing the development of allergies[iii] and helping us get to know our neighbors.[iv] The bond with pets If you have a […]

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Grieving the Healthi(er) Person You Used to Be

The pain of loss from chronic illness or a life-threatening diagnosis is very real Olivia’s lupus struck during her second year in college. An art major, she noticed her hands hurt a lot, and thought it was just because she was drawing so much. But her other symptoms prompted her to see a doctor on […]

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