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It’s Still Not Too Late to Get Your Flu Vaccine

It’s Still Not Too Late to Get Your Flu Vaccine

Meant to get vaccinated in the fall to ward off the flu, but somehow didn’t get around to it? Think it’s too late to get vaccinated now? Not so. Vaccinations can be protective as long as flu viruses are circulating. And although seasonal flu outbreaks can happen as early as October, flu activity usually peaks
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Eat Healthy During the Holidays

Eat Healthy During the Holidays

Tis the season for large family dinners, festive holiday parties, and catching up with friends…With all of the hustle and bustle and sweet treats, who has time to focus on eating healthy and exercising? Weight gain is inevitable, right? Although it can be tough, here are some tips, along with a little determination, that can
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What’s New with the Flu?

What’s New with the Flu?

Have you gotten your flu vaccine yet? Flu activity is still low right now, but activity often starts to increase during and after October. It takes two weeks after vaccination for the body to mount its protective immune response, so get vaccinated now. Yearly vaccination is the first and most important step in protecting against
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How Well Do You “Fall Back” to Sleep?

How Well Do You “Fall Back” to Sleep?

When Daylight Savings Time (DST) ends in October, we get a whole extra hour to sleep in that weekend, right?   Maybe not.   We might be gaining an extra hour by the clock on the bedside table, but our body’s clock may be losing time. Sleep deprivation is associated more with the advent of
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Blood Clots: Know the Risks and Symptoms

Blood Clots: Know the Risks and Symptoms

Pulmonary embolisms (PE) and deep vein thrombosis (DVT), caused by blood clots forming in veins, are responsible for up to 100,000 American deaths each year. Do you know who’s at risk and how to recognize the signs of a blood clot?   Risk Factors:   * Limited mobility because of a medical problem, surgery, or
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