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Tips to Running Through the Winter Cold

Looking to work-off that Thanksgiving meal, but not thrilled about braving the cold? Don’t let chilly weather discourage your outdoor exercise routine now or throughout the winter. There’s an easy way to ensure that you’ll stay warm while running that mile or taking a brisk walk. The key to staying warm and dry is by […]

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Become a Cholesterol Know-It-All

You know what cholesterol is right? Well, atleast you know high cholesterol levels isn’t good for you. But what is cholesterol, actually? The truth is, cholesterol is something we all know of, but don’t know much about. Let’s change that. There are three kinds of cholesterol: HDL (high-density lipoprotein): HDL is good cholesterol that prevents […]

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Safely Reduce Your Caffeine Intake

Caffeine is a mild stimulant. Many people drink coffee, tea or soda for this effect—it helps them feel more awake and alert. This stimulant effect, however, can also cause jitters, anxiety and difficulty sleeping. Each person’s tolerance to caffeine is different, and with age, we appear to become more sensitive to the effects of caffeine. […]

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Blood Pressure: How Much Do You Know?

Slipping your arm into a cuff to get your blood pressure checked has probably been a routine part of your doctor visit since you were young. But what do you really know about blood pressure and how it affects your heart health?  Healthfinder has the facts on what you need to know about blood pressure. With […]

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Know Your Heart

Few months bring matters of the heart to the forefront quite like February.  With Valentine’s day just behind us and Heart Awareness Month in full swing, what better time to present you with some amazing facts you might not know about your heart. By the numbers: A normal heart beats anywhere from 50 to 99 […]

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