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Mental Wellness—Coping with Life’s Challenges

Any sort of change can make people feel stressed, even “good” change.What is considered stressful in life is very subjective - it can be very different for each individual. One person may feel stressed by retiring from work, while someone else may not feel stressed at all.  

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Heartburn, Acid Reflux, and GERD

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and acid reflux are essentially similar, but different in the fact that...

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Heat-Related Illness Prevention

Excessive exposure to heat can cause a range of heat-related illnesses from heat rash and heat cramps to heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Heat stroke can result in death and requires immediate medical attention.

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Lyme Disease

It’s that time again – and it is getting worse by the year – we’re talking about Lyme Disease.

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Your Morning Sets the Tone for the Whole Day!

Having an early morning routine is a commitment to improvement. It means you will have time to yourself in a quiet atmosphere and gives you the opportunity to be more organized for the rest of your day, which cuts down on stress and anxiety.

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Stay Active During the Cold Winter Months!

Baby, it’s COLD outside! At least here in the northeast! It’s cold, it’s dark, and it’s difficult to stay motivated about being healthy and fit when all we really want to do is stay inside and keep warm… hibernate!

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The Top 4 Ways to Avoid the Cold and Flu this Season

COLD AND FLU SEASON IS OFFICIALLY HERE, and, unfortunately, cold and flu viruses are extremely contagious. BUT, if you are careful and consistent with your preventative care, you definitely have a good shot at avoiding these illnesses.

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Will Someone Get Hurt Today?

Think about this.  Is it possible, or maybe even probable, for someone in your organization to make an unsafe choice today?  How you answer this question absolutely influences how much energy will be generated to reduce the risk of injury within your company.  What would you do; what would you look for; and what might you say to your team if someone came into your office today and told you that in the next hour an employee was going to get hurt? 

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What's Causing Your Neck Pain?

Some of the Most Common Causes of Neck Pain:

  • Poor posture and muscle strains. When you slouch and collapse your shoulders forward, it puts unwanted stress on the body. Muscle strains can result from overuse such as tilting your head and chin in an undesirable position for too long (looking up, down, or having your neck bent to the side).

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Positive Attitude - Better Health

Not only can having a positive attitude do wonders for your quality of life, it also affects your overall health in a positive way. Researchers have found that people with chronic pain, who also have a negative attitude, suffer worse pain than those with positive attitudes. Stress and negativity tend to make the sensations of pain stronger. Negative attitude folks also suffer from more psychological distress regarding their chronic pain.  What are other health benefits from having a positive mental attitude?

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Winter Weather Health Advisory – Heart Attack

By Cody Boren, Occupational Athletic Trainer

Brrrr. It is officially that time of the year! It’s time to bundle up inside and get warm and cozy while we watch our favorite Christmas movies, right? This time of the year brings joy and happiness to just about anyone without the name Grinch or Scrooge, but it can also be the most dangerous and shocking time if you don’t take the right precautions. During the winter months the number of heart attacks and fatalities as a result, dramatically increases in parts of the country that see below freezing temperatures and significant snowfall.

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