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Are you choosing the right kind of vegetables? [Video]

Growing your own vegetables or buying all seasonal vegetables at the grocery store (or at your local farmers’  

How to plan the perfect weekend

With a week full of cool weather and the kids heading back to school, it’s starting to become clear that summer is almost finished. For many parks, pools and other outdoor facilities, Labor Day is the unofficial closing day, which means you have about two more weeks to squeeze in everything on our list! Kings  

Fight back against pain

Back pain is one of the most common complaints for people seeking medical help. By some accounts, nearly 80 percent of people will seek a doctor’s help at some point in their lifetime because of it. Dr. Richard Hoblitzell, a doctor with Commonwealth Orthopaedic Centers who specializes in the care and management of lower back  

Is your young athlete training too hard?

High school sports are in full swing, which means your young athlete is spending time with friends, bringing out  

Are you overworking?

Most of the time, people who are workaholics don’t knowingly show up to speak to therapists for that reason, says Kelly Clasgens, a licensed professional clinical counselor with the St. Elizabeth Employee Assistance Program. “What ends up happening, they will come in for a work-related conflict, or stress, or relationship problems,” she says. “And then you  

4 surprising facts about your nails

Most of us don’t know much about our nails beyond how long they are and whether or not  

Did you pay attention last week? We’ll be the judge

You know what to do. If you miss any questions, think about subscribing to our daily newsletter. Next week, we  

How to properly dispose of your “sharps”

Properly disposing of sharps – the needles, syringes and lancets people with diabetes use for finger sticks and  

How to help your loved ones survive a heart attack

How can you mend a broken heart? With short, powerful compressions. Two hands, center of the chest, push.   

Guys … Pay attention to these symptoms

We fellas aren’t exactly the most medically conscious people. Admittedly, nor are we the most observant. When it  

How to ditch the salt

Toss the salt – right out. That’s one of the first things clinical pharmacist Elizabeth Giordullo tells patients at St. Elizabeth Healthcare’s Congestive Heart Failure Clinic. “I tell them to throw away their salt shakers,” said Giordullo. “Your taste buds usually turn over in two to three weeks, and you’ll get used to it.”  Your body  


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