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Information is powerful – particularly when it relates to your health and your health care. That's why we provide insight and tools to help you understand how to take care of you.

You can find general information about health and wellness here. Our blog articles change regularly, so return to this page often for more information.

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Current blog articles

  • 10 tips to avoid slips, trips and falls this winter


    Cold weather brings more than ice and snow to our area. It also increases the risk of slips, trips and falls. Here are tips to help you maintain your balance and keep moving despite snowy, icy or wet conditions.

  • 5 simple ways to reduce your risk of falling at home


    Most falls occur at home –– and most broken bones result from falls at home, too. Falls can cause serious injury to people of all ages and, for the elderly, falls can lead to a tragic loss of independence and mobility. Fortunately, you can make simple changes in your house to cut your risk of falling in half. If you’re worried about falling at home, here are five easy ways to make your house safer.

  • 5 ways to keep your feet healthy this summer


    This summer, you might be tempted to show off your feet in a pair of sandals or go barefoot by the beach or pool. But did you know that giving your feet their moment in the sun can actually be harmful? 

  • How to prevent running injuries


    Running is one of the most popular leisure sports in the world, and the popularity of the sport continues to rise. According to Running USA, the number of runners who have competed in at least one running event rose from 4.7 million in 1990 to more than 19 million in 2013.

  • Can exercise help prevent back pain


    Maintain a healthy weight. Extra weight adds stress to your body, especially your back, which is a precursor to injury. Losing excess weight can help eliminate existing back pain and prevent future pain.

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