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Posted by Katie Sack at 8:54AM

I just recently decided to start using coconut oil as a moisturizer for my skin. My mother and I used to use it when I was younger and I remember it doing wonderful things for both of us! Winter weather can be very rough on skin, I know that for me, as soon as the temperature drops into the 30’s my hands become extremely dry and itchy. For the past two weeks I’ve seen the winter...

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Posted by Katie Sack at 8:22AM

Lung Cancer Awareness Month began in 1995 and continues to be celebrated each November. Did you know that lung cancer is the leading cancer killer in both men and women in the United States today and causes more deaths than the three most common cancers combined? It is clear that lung cancer is serious, so here is a list of the risks associated with developing the...

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Posted by Katie Sack at 3:54PM

There are millions of applications available to any smart phone user (with enough storage!). Recently, health applications have been trending, turning your distracting device into a health promotion tool. What’s better than having a hand held health coach at the click of a button (or tap of a screen). Health apps can help to improve your personal health metrics, keep track of your goals...

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Posted by Katie Sack at 9:05AM

Is it for your health and appearance?
Smoking can have negative effects on a person’s physical appearance. For example, cigarettes interfere with the functioning of your gum tissue cells which can lead to all sorts of dental problems. Long-term effects include bad breath, tooth discoloration, swelling of the salivary glands and plaque and tartar buildup. Smoking...

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Posted by Katie Sack at 8:48AM

Recent data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey found that half of the US population consumes at least one sugar sweetened beverage every day. On average every day, men consume 178 calories from sugar sweetened beverages and women, 103 calories. Soda makes up the majority of sugar sweetened beverages that are consumed in this country, all too often replacing healthier...

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