Why You Shouldn't Restrict Your Holiday Treats

No matter what holiday you’re celebrating, there’s no doubt that there’s a fair number of festive treats involved. If you’ve been trying to lose weight or get healthy, those tables filled with treats are probably more temptation than you’ve allowed yourself to face in a long while. Trying to restrict over the holidays is stressful, …

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Signs and Symptoms of the Flu

You start your day as normal, and as soon as you sit down at the office, you’re overwhelmed with fatigue, even though you’ve sleep for eight hours and just finished your morning coffee.  You also feel congested and your head is pounding. What is the flu? Influenza, commonly known as the flu, is a viral …

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Occupational Healthcare – Caring for Employees and Employers

Occupational Health refers to the many disciplines devoted to the safety and well-being of employees in the workplace, often concentrating on injury prevention. Even with solid practices in place, accidents do occur, and having an experienced occupational healthcare provider you trust can make all the difference. Workplace injuries can result in lost time, indemnity costs, …

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Don't Let The Flu Scare You

What’s scarier than a ghost during Halloween and the fall season?  The flu. Flu season usually starts right before Halloween and can last up until May.  With everyone coughing and sneezing around you, you’re probably scared you’ll get sick, too.  Spooked about getting sick this fall?  These tips will help you stay flu-free this fall …

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Family Health and Fitness

Did you know that the family is the most important social influence for physical activity? Research shows that children of active parents are 5.8 times more likely to engage in physical activity on a regular basis. Today, most children do not meet the recommended amount of daily exercise, which is crucial to healthy growth and …

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Is it Dislocated?

There is nothing worse than getting ready to play and five minutes into the game, you get sidelined by an injury.  A sprain or a strain might not need the evaluation of a medical professional, but when it comes to dislocations, it’s important to recognize the symptoms and seek immediate treatment. Here are a few …

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When to Get a Back to School Physical

No matter what grade your child is entering, a routine physical is an important part of getting ready for the upcoming school year.  This annual exam can also be combined with your child’s sports physical if they plan on participating in any sports or extracurricular activities throughout the school year. Here are a few things …

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Protect Yourself from Ticks and Mosquito's This Summer

Summertime brings many opportunities for outdoor activities. From camping and hiking to playing tag in the backyard, kids and adults alike can enjoy the warm weather. Make sure your family takes the following precautions to avoid missing outdoor fun due to mosquito and tick bites. Before you go outside: Use bug repellent on your skin …

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