Health & Fitness

Emotional state is as important as physical health, but sometimes is ignored

Sep 10th, 2018 | By

Mental illnesses — including depression and anxiety — are among the most common health conditions in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). More than 50 percent of our population will be diagnosed with a mental illness or disorder at some point in their lifetime. Although many people are
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Help your skin tell a nice lie about your age

Aug 31st, 2018 | By
Help your skin tell a nice lie about your age

Aging is a fact of life, and your skin is no exception. However, experts say that there is a lot you can do to help your skin at all stages of life. “By spotting signs that your skin is maturing, you can take steps to intervene early, helping skin stay as healthy and youthful looking
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Good to the core

Aug 16th, 2018 | By
Good to the core

The body’s core is literally the center of everything, and is comprised of the back, abdominal area, hip, and pelvic muscles. A strong core is essential to overall health, including the following benefits: It supports the spine, in turn keeping you balanced and stable to walk, go to the bathroom, etc. Core exercises also improves
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Good health for the golden years

Jul 25th, 2018 | By
Good health for the golden years

To encourage happy, healthy and productive golden years when older adults are able to pursue their hobbies and passions, consider these tips from Cigna-HealthSpring, one of the nation’s largest providers of Medicare plans: Get an annual exam. Annual visits are critical for identifying potential health issues early, as well as maintaining a relationship with your
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