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February Heart Month

February Heart Month

      Cardiovascular disease continues to be the leading cause of death for women and men alike. February is the national heart month. So as a medical professional, it is the perfect time to educate your friends and family about the risk factors that could lead to heart disease. It’s also the month of heart-to-hearts, expressing love and showing appreciation to ourselves, our bodies, as well as the people around us. So for this occasion, here are some tips for a healthy heart and a successful Valentine’s day!   Tips for a healthy heart and a successful Valentine’s day...

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Resolutions Explore 2020

Resolutions Explore 2020

New Year’s Resolutions, Exciting PossibilitiesWith the new year comes the promise of new possibilities and exciting opportunities. It’s also the perfect time to reflect on the past, contemplate the future, and make new year’s resolutions. There are, of course, the perennial go-to; get in shape, eat better, lose weight, and be more positive. But for a lot of healthcare providers and professionals, resolutions are not necessarily confined to these quintessentials. So why not look at new goals, expand you and shine, for 2020 is here. Find the time to take care of yourself the same way you do for your...

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Taking Care of You

Taking Care of You

    “Dial it Back" How to take care of you during the Holiday Season   Ah, the Holiday season… Spending quality time with friends and family, cooking hearty meals, exchanging pleasantries, reminiscing over past memories, and playing fun games, right? Not if you’re a medical professional! When you’re first starting off as a healthcare practitioner, you’re excited about the prospects of your career, but most importantly, you’re looking forward to helping others. Then it gets less exciting when you come to realize that you have to work over the holidays. But think of it this way, it’s much worse...

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Positive Actions vs. Stressful Moments

    Did you ever stop to think that stress is really about your perception of demands or pressures placed upon you? After all, it is why one person might race around in an inefficient flurry when they feel they have too much to do, while another person with the same "to do" list may slowly and calmly peck away at tasks until done. One perceives that mountain of tasks as pure stress, the other as a list of things to simply address calmly. So, how can you help yourself when you feel you might be exceeding your personal ability...

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Veg Out for Health

                                      Need a healthy diet that works? Then veg out. Vegetables are an essential part of any healthy diet, helping with weight loss, disease prevention, and an increase in energy. Plant foods are low in fat and often packed with nutrients, such as vitamin A, C, folate, and fiber. Including vegetables in your daily meals produces a ton of personal health benefits. So how do you include more vegetables in your daily meal planning? It turns out being health isn’t so hard after...

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