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What you need to know to control this silent killer

What you need to know to control this silent killer

Most people assume they only need to take their medication when they are sick, meaning when they experience symptoms. But in the case of hypertension, this type of thinking could…

Tips to help cancer patients prevent infections during the winter

Tips to help cancer patients prevent infections during the winter

“Oh the weather outside is frightful.” For many, this sums up the blustery season known as winter. With cold temperatures blanketing cities and towns, many have been spending more time…

Why women need to reassess retirement planning

Why women need to reassess retirement planning

Men and women are not the same when it comes to retirement planning. Consider this: A husband and a wife of the same age, earning the same salary and looking…

With diabetes, don’t overlook yearly eye exams

With diabetes, don’t overlook yearly eye exams

Diabetes can affect many aspects of a person’s health, such as increasing the risk for heart disease, stroke or serious kidney damage. However, many people may not realize that diabetes…

Pocket doors offer accessibility in every home

Pocket doors offer accessibility in every home

Did you know that the smallest room in your home can be the most dangerous? Every year 235,000 adults seek emergency care for injuries sustained in bathrooms from falls and…

Managing the holidays with a loved one who suffers memory loss

Managing the holidays with a loved one who suffers memory loss

The holidays are supposed to be a time of joy when families and friends gather to share each other’s company, revisit fond stories of holidays past and make new memories…

Personalizing your Medicare options: What’s right for you?

Finding the right Medicare plan can be a little confusing – there are so many plans and coverage options to choose from. Health and wellness company Humana is helping to…

Diabetes Discussion: Tips for Managing Your Diabetes

Diabetes Discussion: Tips for Managing Your Diabetes

Diabetes is a complex disease affecting more than 29 million people in the United States. Although there is no cure, patients with diabetes see better results when the disease is…

Achieving blood sugar control is important for people with type 2 diabetes

Achieving blood sugar control is important for people with type 2 diabetes

Do you know how to control your blood sugar? If you are one of the 29 million Americans living with diabetes, learning the basics is a great first step to…

Is vision loss inevitable with age? The answer may surprise you

Is vision loss inevitable with age? The answer may surprise you

Eighty-three percent of U.S. adults believe their eyesight will worsen as they age, no matter what preventive steps they take, according to a recent DSM Nutritional Products survey. While genetics…

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