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Tips for a Better Nights Sleep

October 2, 2018 — Room temperature: Keeping the temperature in your bedroom at 70 degrees Fahrenheit or below is recommended. Studies show that the body can better relax with temperatures at 70 degrees or slightly below. Reduce caffeine. The effects of caffeine last much longer than most people expect. The result is difficulty falling asleep. Studies have shown better... Read More

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 2, 2018 — What is breast cancer? Breast cancer occurs when cells in our breast grow out of control creating tumors that cause damage to the nearby tissues. The tumors which are cancerous are known as malignant tumors and can cause a lot of damage to the body. Breast cancer has always been a dreaded disease, but in... Read More

October is Physical Therapy Month

October 2, 2018 — Physical Therapy Exercises Physical therapy exercises are intended to restore strength and endurance, increase range of movement, and also improve balance and coordination. To increase the effectiveness, physical therapists use physical therapy exercises treatment along with external stimulation such as heat, coldness, ultrasound, electricity, infrared or UV light, traction, water, and massage. All are applied... Read More

October 14th is National Dessert Day!

October 2, 2018 — A “dessert” is a meal course that usually comes after dinner. Most often dessert foods are of sweet food but can also be of a strongly flavored food, such as cheese cake. The world dessert comes from the Old French word “desservir”, which means ‘to clear the table’;. Often times in the English language dessert... Read More

October 13th is National Train Your Brain Day: Sudoku

October 2, 2018 — Sudoku is the puzzle craze sweeping the nation. Many people refer to this challenging game as the new Rubix Cube. It’s difficult to forget the six-sided and six colored square, but Sudoku is doing just that. If you think that Sudoku is a new game, you would be incorrect. In fact, it was created in... Read More

National Fire Prevention Week Starts October 7th

October 2, 2018 — In the U.S. alone, there are more than 500,000 residential fires every year that are serious enough to require a call to the fire department. Stay safe with these fire safety tips: Plan an Escape Route If a fire does break out, you must get out fast. Being awakened by a smoke alarm at 2:00... Read More

Ice Cream Fun Facts

September 5, 2018 — Today’s average American consumes 23.2 quarts of ice cream per year, with the first ice cream parlor in America opening in 1776 in New York City. So, which countries like ice cream the most? The United States, New Zealand, Denmark, and Australia top the list. The favorite flavor is the classic vanilla. Then comes chocolate,... Read More

How to Age Healthy, Wealthy and Wise

September 5, 2018 — September is Healthy Aging Month You may feel overwhelmed by the amount of advice that is available when it comes to dealing with aging. Here are some of the most important tips: Eating a nutritious diet is an essential component in healthy aging. You want to eat plenty of fruits, vegetables, whole grain and fiber;... Read More

National Preparedness Month: Preparing For Disaster

September 5, 2018 — During this year’s hurricane and tornado season, here are some tips to help prepare for almost anything: First-aid kit, flashlight, whistle, matches, candles, radio with batteries, work gloves (supplies for at least a week) Nonperishable food such as granola bars and bottled water Pen and notebook An extra set of eye-glasses Copies of prescriptions, insurance cards,... Read More

Cholesterol Education Month

September 5, 2018 — Cholesterol is a waxy, fatty substance that is found in every cell of the body. It is involved in the production of cell membranes, some hormones, vitamin D, bile acids, and other tissues in the body. It also insulates nerves. Cholesterol is produced in the liver, but we also get cholesterol from our diet. The... Read More