Health & Wellness

Poor Sleep Often Equals Poor Health
Poor Sleep Often Equals Poor Health
Sleeping problems lead to far more trouble than tiredness. Up to 70 million Americans suffer from short sleep duration, which has been linked – if left unchecked – to numerous... Read More
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Jerry Reimenschneider
High Cholesterol: Prevention, Causes, and How to Cope
High Cholesterol: Prevention, Causes, and How to Cope
Despite increased awareness that has led to 2 out of 3 Americans having cholesterol screenings over the past five years, the plaque-like substance remains a huge problem, costing America 868,000... Read More
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Jerry Reimenschneider
Loneliness Can Threaten Lives
Loneliness Can Threaten Lives
Isolation, which spiked during the pandemic, has impacts beyond mental wellness. It can cause as much physical harm as smoking 15 cigarettes a day, and more than a third of... Read More
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Jerry Reimenschneider
Migraines Have No Cure, But There Are Ways to Ease the Pain
Migraines Have No Cure, But There Are Ways to Ease the Pain
Migraine headaches affect about 40 million people in the U.S. and cost businesses billions in absenteeism. While there are no cures, there are medications and effective strategies to lessen the... Read More
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Jeff McGaw
Tap Into Summer Hydration Tips
Tap Into Summer Hydration Tips
We’ve all heard about how important it is to drink enough water, whether or not we’re physically active. Yet too few of us heed the warnings, raising some serious health... Read More
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Jerry Reimenschneider
Men's Health: Closing the Longevity Gap
Men's Health: Closing the Longevity Gap
On average, women now outlive men by 5.4 years. Wider adoption of routine preventive care, telehealth services for mental wellness counseling, and colorectal and prostate screening all can play a... Read More
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Jeff McGaw
Proper Drug Disposal Can Make Your Home Safer
Proper Drug Disposal Can Make Your Home Safer
Your home’s medicine cabinet can be a pathway to big problems if it contains accessible prescription drugs that are unused, unwanted, or expired. The safe removal and disposal of these... Read More
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Jerry Reimenschneider
Obstructive Sleep Apnea Can Fuel Workplace Woes
Obstructive Sleep Apnea Can Fuel Workplace Woes
Obstructive sleep apnea afflicts millions, and can contribute to various health problems. It is a leading cause of sleep deprivation which can lead to costly and tragic workplace accidents. Read More
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Jeff McGaw
Creating a Fitness Plan
Creating a Fitness Plan
Americans are paying the price for health problems associated with lack of exercise, more than $100 billion per year by some estimates. For many, the key to getting more exercise... Read More
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Jeff McGaw
Misuse of Antibiotics Has Dire Consequences
Misuse of Antibiotics Has Dire Consequences
The development of antibiotics is a life-saving medical miracle. Now, concern is growing about the public health and economic threats caused by overuse of antibiotics. Read More
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Jeff McGaw