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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

  • Don't mix medications with these foods and drinks

    5/08/2017

    You probably know you shouldn’t drink alcohol if you’re taking certain medications, but you may be surprised to learn that some medications can have dangerous side effects or become less effective when taken with certain foods and drinks.

  • First aid tips for wound care

    5/02/2017

    Do you know the appropriate actions to take when someone has a cut, scrape or wound? Understanding wound care can help healing, recovery and prevent infection. 

  • What is mindfulness, and how can it reduce stress?

    4/26/2017

    If your go-to relaxation technique is zoning out in front of the TV or playing games on your phone, you might not actually be doing much to fight the effects of stress.

  • What's the difference between healthy and unhealthy fats?

    4/24/2017

    You may think you need to completely cut fat out of your diet in order to eat healthy, but the truth is that your body needs dietary fat to function. Dietary fats give your body energy and support cell function, while body fat protects your organs and keeps your body warm. 

  • 7 tips for relieving spring allergy symptoms

    4/12/2017

    If you suffer from seasonal allergies, they probably tend to affect you the most during the spring, when trees, grasses and weeds all release pollen into the air. While there’s no cure for seasonal allergies, knowing the causes can help you manage your symptoms.

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