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Why Watching Your Blood Pressure Matters

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High blood pressure, or hypertension, is a common condition that can lead to serious complications such as heart attack or stroke if untreated. Many people may not even realize that they have high blood pressure, which is why the American Heart Association refers to the condition as “a silent killer.” The association recommends that people, particularly as they age, have their blood pressure checked by a health care professional.…

Taste the Rainbow

By Elizabeth Colen Elizabeth Colen   The phrase “Taste the Rainbow” was made popular by the Skittles commercials, but did you know when you eat your meals you should be eating the colors of the rainbow?   The more colorful your plate the more beneficial for your body.…

Safe in the Sun

By Elizabeth Colen Bring on the heat!  There are two types of people. The ones that love the heat and the ones that retreat from the heat. Which one are you? Well, either way summer is here and it’s time to get out and play but be smart about it.…

You are the choices you make

By Elizabeth Colen Elizabeth Colen A friend of mine shared a statement with me that she heard at a funeral. It was so profound to me that I would like to share it with you. “When you are born, you look like your Mom and Dad, but when you die you look like the choices you’ve made.” Take a minute and let that sink in.…