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Family Wellness

“Wellness” has become a health buzz word, but what does it really mean for you and your family? The National Wellness Institute has explained wellness as…

Pain

A Quick Guide to Pain

Chronic pain affects millions of Americans each year, making simple, everyday tasks difficult to tackle. Check out this infographic to learn more about chronic pain and…

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An Age-old Form of Exercise

Putting a new name on it The lists of exercise trends for 2016 have been published, and everyone is talking about body weight exercise. Sounds difficult; sounds…

Opioids

Opioid Addiction

When the “cure” becomes the problem EVERYONE IS TALKING ABOUT IT – members of Congress, law enforcement, mental health professionals, parents, teachers, the media, medical professionals and…

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Role Reversal

When the time comes to take care of Mom and Dad IT’S A SIMPLE FACT: AMERICANS ARE GETTING OLDER AND LIVING LONGER. Not surprisingly, this has resulted in…