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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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Detect Breast Cancer Early: Performing Breast Self-Exams

Breast exams aren’t only for those over the age of 40. Women should begin performing breast self-exams (BSE) starting at age 20. BSE’s help you learn the normal feel and look of your breasts, so you can notify your doctor if you notice any irregularities. They can be performed in the shower, in front of […]

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1 out of 8 Women is Expected to Develop Breast Cancer in her Lifetime.

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time to reflect on personal risk, promote education and raise awareness. A difficulty that arises with diagnosing breast cancer is the lack of early symptoms. The telltale signs are breast lumps or an abnormal mammogram. Fortunately, early detected breast cancer is very treatable, and the survival rate is […]

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July is UV Safety Month

From cook-outs to swimming pools to beach vacations, we spend a lot of July outdoors. But don’t let your fun in the sun affect your health—skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the US, and the main cause is exposure to UV radiation from the sun. In honor of UV Safety Month, Healthfinder is […]

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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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