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October 2017
October 1, 2017

What You Need To Know To Prevent Running Injuries

Statistics show that 82 percent of runners get injured. This means that it is important to listen to your body. You must make sure it is working properly.

September 2017
September 1, 2017

What About Coffee? Sept. 29: A Day Of Celebration for Coffee Lovers.

Yes, it is time to celebrate the brewed drink that is often credited with giving us bursts of energy. Coffee, prepared from roasted coffee beans, contains about 95 milligrams of caffeine in an 8-ounce cup – something cherished by those who are always on the go. But is it worth celebrating? Is coffee harmful to your health?

August 2017
August 1, 2017

Keeping Fit In The Heat

When the weather is nice, you may get the urge to exercise outside. However, before you head out for that run, make your way to the closest trail for your hike or join your friends to play a recreational sport, make sure that you are prepared to battle the heat.

August 1, 2017

Be A Happier Person

We all experience pleasurable moments, but we may sometimes wonder what we can do to be happier.

August 1, 2017

Packing Healthy Lunches

School is about to start, and that means getting back into your daily routine. When life gets hectic, you may easily forget that both you and your family should continue to live a healthy lifestyle – despite the homework, sports games and other time-consuming activities. Staying healthy means being mindful of both your fitness level and what you eat.

July 2017
July 1, 2017

What To Do If You Have Lyme Disease?

This spring, the state’s tick population increased, meaning there is also a greater risk for Lyme disease.

June 2017
June 1, 2017

Knowledge Is Power

Looking for a new doctor, visiting a physician’s office or preparing for surgery can be overwhelming. It may be difficult to understand what a procedure entails and the care instructions involved, and sometimes, a diagnosis can make you nervous or upset. Still, it’s your body, and it is important for you to be an active participant in the health care process.

May 2017
May 1, 2017

Skin Check: Preparing For Summer

This summer, as you prepare to head to the beach, the park, or to garden, don’t forget to use sunscreen – and reapply.

May 1, 2017

Recognizing Mental Health Awareness Month

Life can be hard, and sometimes, you will need a little help. Do you know when to seek it?

May 1, 2017

Take Control of Your Asthma

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 25 million Americans have asthma: 1 in 11 children and 1 in 12 adults. The numbers are higher in Connecticut when compared to other state averages.