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June 22, 2016Health News You Can Use

We can help alleviate pain, without medication.

After rapid growth in recent years, the opioid epidemic is now among the leading causes of death in the United States. Opioids, a category of drugs that includes prescription painkillers, killed more than 28,000 people in 2014, with the rate of overdoses tripling since 2000, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Almost two […]

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June 16, 2016Health News You Can Use

Tips for Staying Active This Summer

The arrival of spring and summer means days at the pool, family picnics, baseball and other outdoor activities. Here are some tips from the American Heart Association to keep your family physically active in the warmer months: Hydrate! Drink plenty of water before, during and after physical activity to avoid dehydration. For low-calorie flavor, add slices […]

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June 9, 2016Health News You Can Use

Healthy Father’s Day Gifts for All Dads

Father’s Day is just around the corner, which means it’s time to put on those thinking caps. And don’t even think about getting him a tie—30% of dads report that a tie is what they want least, according to a Families Online Magazine survey. This Father’s Day, impress Dad by knowing just what he wants. Health.com has […]

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May 31, 2016Health News You Can Use

Physical Therapist’s Guide to Osteoarthritis

“Arthritis” is a term used to describe inflammation of the joints. Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis and usually is caused by the deterioration of a joint. Typically, the weight-bearing joints are affected, with the knee and the hip being the most common. An estimated 27 million Americans have some form of […]

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