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Approaching the Holiday Season with a Whole-Person Health Mentality

The holiday season can evoke a range of strong emotions. While stereotypically associated with feelings of joy and excitement, the holidays can also be ridden with physical and mental demands — from cooking meals and hosting family, to entertaining and traveling — which … read more

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What Women Need to Know About Stroke Risks

It may not be widely known that women face unique risk factors for stroke throughout their lifetime. Things like pregnancy, preeclampsia and chronic stress can increase the risk for high blood pressure, a leading cause of stroke. Cardiovascular disease, including stroke, is the … read more

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Beyond Exercise

Five Ways to Boost the Benefits of Your Time Outdoors

Has your outdoor exercise become routine? Since early 2020, many people headed outdoors to stay fit. The natural world offers many of the benefits of a gym, but sometimes we need a reminder to boost our sense of play and our sense of … read more

Disc Golf

West Sound a Popular Spot for Disc Golf Enthusiasts

Disc golf, which got its start in Southern California back in the early 1970s, used to be considered something of a “hippie” sport because of its deep roots connected to the throwing of Frisbees and the wearing of tie-dyed shirts and so on. … read more

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10 Quick Tips for Getting Outside to Ease Your Mind

Physical activity and time outside are two wonderful gifts for your body and mind; they’re proven to reduce stress and anxiety, and offer a greater sense of wellbeing. L.L.Bean recently partnered with Mental Health America to share 10 ways getting outside can boost … read more

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Six Tips to Help You Maintain Mental Health

Mental health issues are not new. However, Mental Health Awareness Month has been observed around the country since 1949 through the media and special events. Today, conversations about mental health have become more mainstream and much less taboo than ever before. To continue … read more

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Six Tips to Prevent Falls for Older Adults

Few things are more important to older adults than their independence — being able to do what they’d like when they’d like. But independence can be fleeting. Something unexpected, like a fall, can change everything. That’s why it’s important for older adults and … read more

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Do You Have Undiagnosed Diabetes?

Diabetes is a chronic condition that leads to serious life-threatening complications; however, many people go undiagnosed and are undertreated — a situation being further exposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. For this reason, understanding risk factors, symptoms and the importance of early diagnosis and … read more

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Tips for Managing Asthma and Allergies During the Holidays

What’s in those delicious holiday cookies? How come it’s hard to breathe while decking the halls? Is that adorable puppy in the big red bow causing you to have a big red nose? “The holiday season is full of fun festivities and beloved … read more

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