• whole-grains-Newsroom
    07/13/2016 // Posted in
    Whole grain foods have been shown to be critical to maintaining good health. They contain the essential nutrients of the whole grain seed.
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    07/12/2016 // Posted in
    Washing your hands regularly helps protect you from catching or spreading disease and illness. Many preventable diseases could be avoided if everyone washed their hands.
  • triglycerides-Newsroom
    07/11/2016 // Posted in
    Triglycerides are a source of energy for your body. They’re made from carbohydrates and fats. Triglycerides are an important part of staying healthy, but too many can raise your risk of heart disease, kidney disease, diabetes, and pancreatitis.
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    07/06/2016 // Posted in
    Tetanus shots protect you from the serious illness caused by tetanus bacteria. These bacteria can enter the body through a deep cut or puncture wound, such as one you might get from cutting yourself with a knife or by stepping on a dirty nail.
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    07/05/2016 // Posted in
    Managing stress effectively is essential for healthy living. Too much stress can affect blood pressure, weight, emotional wellbeing, sleep, and your risk for heart disease.
  • Strokes-Newsroom
    07/01/2016 // Posted in
    A stroke is a type of cardiovascular disease that affects the arteries leading to the brain. When one of these arteries is blocked by a clot or hemorrhage, part of the brain can’t get the blood and oxygen it needs.
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    06/30/2016 // Posted in
    Smoking is the leading cause of preventable death. Each year, smoking kills more people than the combined death toll of AIDS, cocaine, heroin, alcohol, fires, car accidents, murder, and suicide.
  • safety-tips-kids-Newsroom
    06/29/2016 // Posted in
    Accidental injury is the #1 killer of America’s children, taking more lives than disease, violence, and suicide. But taking simple precautions is estimated to prevent 90% of these accidental injuries.
  • registance-weight-training-Newsroom
    06/28/2016 // Posted in
    Resistance training, also known as weight training, is exercise that uses weights, exercise machines, and even your own body weight to strengthen your muscles.
  • protecting-back-Newsroom
    06/27/2016 // Posted in
    Learning how to protect your back can help prevent injury and back pain. There are six leading causes of back injury: trauma, poor posture, poor physical condition, improper body mechanics, lifting awkward objects, and assuming awkward positions.
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    06/24/2016 // Posted in
    Body Mass Index (BMI), is a number calculated using your weight and height. Your BMI estimates how much you should weigh based on your height. Knowing your BMI is a simple way to find out if your weight puts you at risk for health problems.
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    06/23/2016 // Posted in
    Approximately every 60 seconds, an American will die from a coronary event. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), an estimated 71 million Americans have some form of heart disease, the most common being high blood pressure.
  • stress-manage-Newsroom
    06/22/2016 // Posted in
    Managing stress effectively is essential for healthy living. Too much stress can affect blood pressure, weight, emotional wellbeing, sleep, and your risk for heart disease.
  • heat-emergencies-Newsroom
    06/21/2016 // Posted in
    Heat emergencies are easily preventable by taking precautions in hot weather. Children, elderly, and obese people have a higher risk of developing heat illness. People taking certain medications or drinking alcohol also have a higher risk.
  • healthy-training-Newsroom
    06/17/2016 // Posted in
    Top benefits of conditioning, flexibility, and strength.