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    Diabetes: Ignorance Isn’t Bliss …

    Here are some frightening facts: A quarter of adults with diabetes don’t know they have it, and only about 1 in 10 know they have prediabetes. Could you be at risk and not even know it? Know the warning signs.  Read More >

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    Get the Tissues Ready — It’s Flu Season!

    Fever, aches, cough, congestion, fatigue … we’ve all been there. The flu is, in a word, miserable. Preparation now can help you lessen the effects of the flu - or better yet, avoid it altogether!  Read More >

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    There’s No Sugar Coating It — We’re Getting Fat.

    We’ve all heard the statistics. Americans are getting fat. Kids, young adults, the middle aged and seniors — we are all packing on the pounds. And as society gets heavier, the implications are becoming abundantly clear: extra weight leads to health issues and even premature death.  Read More >

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    Are Your Kids Getting Enough Sleep? Chances Are No.

    Every parent has been there — the inevitable meltdown when your child gets overtired. But a temper tantrum isn’t the only downside to lack of sleep for your little one - lack of sleep can lead to serious health problems such as high blood pressure, injuries, diabetes and obesity in kids. In teens and adults, lack of sleep can lead to depression. So just how much sleep enough?  Read More >

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    (Don’t) Burn, Baby, Burn!

    Skin cancer rates are on the rise, and it has become the most common form of cancer in the U.S. Yet more than a third of the country’s adult population has reported at least one sunburn in the past year, a clear sign of exposure to dangerous ultraviolet (UV) rays.  Read More >

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