Health & Wellness

Education, Health & Wellness, Home Life January 14, 2020

Youth Suicide Prevention: How to Spot the Signs and Offer Help

Clarissa S., Editor

Many teenagers and young adults experience loneliness, depression, stress or anxiety that can lead to suicidal thoughts. Despite the fact that nowadays social media platforms give us so many opportunities to connect to others, many young people fe...

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Health & Wellness January 9, 2020

Cervical Cancer Screening Saves Lives

Maggie K., Senior Editor

Cervical cancer – caused by the sexually transmitted human papilloma virus (HPV) – affects nearly 13,000 women in the U.S. each year. There are usually no signs or symptoms of early cervical cancer, but the good news is that it can be detected ear...

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Health & Wellness January 7, 2020

Overcoming Anxiety: Top Tips for a Calmer 2020

Amanda S., Editor

If you feel anxious or worried from time to time, you're not alone. These nervous feelings can be brought on by a multitude of things, such as work, relationships, health issues, finances and much more. Regardless of where it comes from, overcomin...

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Health & Wellness December 19, 2019

3 Easy Fitness Tips to Help You Achieve Your New Year’s Health Resolutions

Clarissa S., Editor

Every year, we make New Year’s resolutions in the attempt to improve ourselves. One common resolution is to develop a healthier lifestyle. Take the beginning of a new year as an opportunity to focus on your health; you deserve it! It may seem daun...

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Health & Wellness December 17, 2019

Jingle All the Way with These Holiday Party Safety Tips

Amanda S., Editor

The holidays are a wonderful time of the year, bursting with joy, peace and good cheer. One prerequisite of the season is attending a festive holiday party or two. When we think of holiday party safety, perhaps we think of not putting the lit cand...

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Health & Wellness December 5, 2019

Taking Charge of Seasonal Affective Disorder

Maggie K., Senior Editor

Seasonal affective disorder is no myth – the cold, dark and gloomy fall and winter months lead many people to develop symptoms of depression that even the joyful holiday season can’t help. Inform your community or patients about the realities o...

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Health & Wellness December 3, 2019

End the Stigma: Common Questions and Answers About HIV and AIDS

Clarissa S., Editor

World AIDS Day is observed on December 1 every year. It is an opportunity to raise awareness of HIV and AIDS, and to improve education on the HIV epidemic worldwide. HIV and AIDS affect the lives of millions of people around the world, yet they ar...

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Health & Wellness, Home Life November 26, 2019

Thanksgiving Food Safety: How to Prepare and Store Your Turkey

Clarissa S., Editor

There is nothing better than gathering around the dining room table with your whole family to enjoy a delicious turkey dinner on Thanksgiving. It is a time-honored American tradition that the entire Nation looks forward to participating in every y...

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Health & Wellness, Military Life October 30, 2019

Simple Self-Care Strategies for Caregiver Success

Erika S., Editor in Chief

Being a caregiver may be one of the most important roles you will ever take on in your life.  It is not an easy role, and most of us are never prepared for it. Take the steps to make sure you and your care recipient are both living the best lives ...

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Health & Wellness, Home Life October 24, 2019

The Flu and Seniors

Zena L., Editor

Flu season is fast approaching. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) define flu season as occurring (generally) between October and May with peak activity between December and February. The flu and seniors is an important thing to ...

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