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Summer Safety

Summer Safety

by Health & Wellness Team - July 07, 2015

Oh, the joys of summer – pool parties, cookouts, lake days and vacations! As summer continues and we plan activities to enjoy the outdoors, we must keep sun safety in mind.

Vacation Hangover

Vacation Hangover

by Holly Foreman - July 01, 2015

Summer is here and vacations are something to look forward to. Vacation, or even a stay-cation, is the perfect way to de-stress, unwind, relax, and sometimes indulge.

Real men go to the doctor

Real men go to the doctor

by Health & Wellness Team - June 19, 2015

Each June, Men’s Health Week begins on Father’s Day. The purpose of this week is to raise awareness and promote healthy living in men of all ages. Women might neglect their health because they are busy making sure everyone else in the household is healthy, but according to the Centers for Disease Control, men are 24 percent less likely than women to have visited a doctor within the past year.

A Sugary Secret

A Sugary Secret

by Holly Foreman - May 28, 2015

Experts say nutrition is the key to a healthy lifestyle. It can lower the risk of disease and improve your overall health. Yes, this is VERY true. But, do you ever get bogged down with the complexities of nutrition?