Health & Wellness

Healthy Habits

By Metro Creative A long and healthy life is the ultimate goal for many people. While a host of factors beyond a person’s control, such as genetics, impact how long that person lives and how ...
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How exercise benefits your heart

By Metro Creative Improved health is a primary motivator among people who routinely exercise. Exercise can help people feel better about themselves and their appearance, and it has ...
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Heart-healthy lifestyles begin in the kitchen

By Metro Creative Weight-loss initiatives and dieting often go hand-in-hand, but healthy diets can do more than help women shed pounds. Heart disease is the primary killer of females but ...
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Symptoms of Heart Valve Disease

By Metro Creative Heart disease is a blanket term that includes a variety of conditions and illnesses. Heart valve disease is one such condition that poses a significant threat, a threat that ...
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Managing Diabetes During the Holiday Season

Courtesy Metro Creative The holiday season is synonymous with many things, includingfood. Family gatherings and holiday office parties wouldn’tbe the same without great food. Food plays ...
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How to Avoid Caregiver Burnout

By Metro Creative Caring for an aging or sick relative is not always so easy. In addition to the physical demands of caring for such loved ones, tending to sick people can take a mental toll, ...
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Frequently asked questions from a personal trainer’s perspective

By Aimee Hodges, Personal Fitness Trainer Eat this and not that. Do this and not that. Are we even sure anymore? We have believed one set of rules and recommendations and now, science gives ...
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Can diet prevent breast cancer from spreading?

By Metro Creative Healthy diets that include plenty of antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables that can boost the body’s natural immune system can help people in their fight against cancer. ...
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Learning Breast Anatomy is Important for Health

By Metro Creative The well-known breast cancer advocacy and research group Susan G. Komen indicates that, according to the most recent data available, 1.7 million new cases of breast cancer ...
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How to Travel if You Have Limited Mobility

By Metro Creative Many people dream of traveling the world in retirement. Such dreams come true every day. However, many more retirees or people nearing retirement fear their dreams of ...
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Getting Outdoors Really is Good for You

By Metro Creative Getting outdoors really is good for you. People who live in regions where winters are cold often note the feeling of rejuvenation they enjoy on the first warm day of ...
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Knee Health Strengthening Exercises

By Aimee Hodges, Fitness Trainer Knee health is vital for longevity in mobility and your fitness ability. Working with a vast array of clients over the years, from aging population, high ...
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Senior Focus: Brain Healthy Habits to Embrace

Cognitive decline is a condition that is often associated with aging, but even middle-aged people can experience memory loss or cognition issues. The Alzheimer’s Association says that more than ...
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Stretching to Improve Mobility and Independence

By Aimee Hodges, CI-CPT, Personal Trainer, Fit-N-Wise, Opposite Way Training The importance of stretching is sometimes overlooked by many but has always remained high on my priority list. I ...
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Sunburns and Their Relation to Skin Cancer

Sunburn can be a painful, unsightly consequence of too much unprotected time spent in the sun, but sunburn is more than just a temporary nuisance. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, ...
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Senior Focus: Changing Senses

Aging comes with several sensory changes, many of which people expect. Loss of hearing or diminishing vision are widely associated, but one’s senses of smell and taste may diminish with aging as ...
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