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Do You Have High Blood Pressure? Here’s What You Need to Know

July 20th, 2017|

High blood pressure does not have obvious symptoms but can lead to major health problems.
As high blood pressure, or hypertension, is not only incredibly prevalent

How to Best Use the Data From Your Fitness App

July 19th, 2017|

We are constantly bombarded with fast and furious data from our fitness apps. What is the best way to use this data to improve our

Should You Get Your Hearing Checked?

July 14th, 2017|

It’s common to go to the dentist or eye doctor at least once a year, but when was the last time you had your hearing

8 Lifestyle Changes to Help With Chronic Pain

July 14th, 2017|

Try these lifestyle changes to help you reduce and manage chronic pain.
Chronic pain can stem from multiple health issues – car accidents, sports injuries or

What Blood in Your Urine Could Mean

July 14th, 2017|

Finding blood in your urine can be a stressful experience. Here’s why it happens and what you should do.
Finding blood in your urine can be

What is the difference between good and bad cholesterol?

July 11th, 2017|

Cholesterol — a waxy substance that builds in the arteries — is not completely harmful, despite its reputation for being bad for you. In fact,

Coffee might help you live longer, according to science

July 10th, 2017|

Whether it’s caffeinated or decaffeinated, coffee is associated with lower mortality, which suggests the association is not tied to caffeine.
Here’s another reason to start the

How to Get the Most out of a Fitness Tracker

July 10th, 2017|

The fitness tracker craze doesn’t show any signs of slowing down. Here are a few tips on how to get the most out of your

Slippery When Wet: Preventing Water Sports Injuries

July 6th, 2017|

Like any other sport, water sports can cause joint pain, concussions, fractures and other injuries. Learn how you can prevent injury and still have fun.
Whether