• Are Fitness Trackers Worth It?

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    Almost one quarter of Americans use wearable fitness trackers. Are you one of them? Maybe you got a fitness tracker as a gift this holiday season, or you ’ re considering buying one to help you meet your New Year ’ s resolution. Do fitness trackers actually help people meet their...

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  • Protecting Your Cervical Health

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    How much do you know about protecting yourself from cervical cancer? More than 14,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year. The good news is cervical cancer is easy to catch through screening and is very treatable when caught early. January is C...

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  • Protect Your Ears: Headphones & Hearing Loss

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    Today, it’s not usual to see people sporting an earbud or two when out and about. Headphones are an integral part of everyday life for many of us. Whether you’re at the gym, joining an online work meeting or listening to a podcast during household chores, chances are you’re using...

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  • Cold-weather Injuries

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    Baby, it's cold out there. Let’s talk about cold-related injuries—including frostbite, hypothermia and carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning—and how to be prepared for those bitter cold days ahead. Certain conditions put some people at greater risk for cold-related Injuries, so, to star...

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  • Helping Your Child with ADHD Succeed in School

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    Millions of children struggle with a chronic condition called attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). In fact, it is estimated that approximately 4%-12% of children have ADHD. School requires students to sit still for long periods of time, concentrate and listen – all of...

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  • Is There a Best Time to Exercise?

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    Building an exercise habit often starts with this question: when is the best time for me to work in a workout? Only about 22% of Americans are meeting the recommended exercise guidelines of 30 minutes a day. While many of us know how important movement is for our overall health a...

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  • Green Spaces Give Mental Boost, Even When White With Snow

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    If you need a body image boost, go outdoors. Whether you’re in green space, a blue space near a river or the ocean or even a snowy environment, it can make a difference. “A body of evidence now exists showing that nature exposure — living close to, frequenting or engaging with en...

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  • Lana’s Story: Weight Lost, Freedom Gained

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    For years, Lana was missing out on living an active life due to excess weight. With the surgical weight loss expertise from Holland Hospital Bariatric Services and Grand Health Partners, Lana has significantly improved her physical and mental well-being. Listen as she shares her ...

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  • Protecting Your Child from RSV

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    Hospitals are reporting a surprising rise in the number of young children getting RSV this fall, according to the CDC and local and national news outlets.  RSV  is  respiratory syncytial virus , a common seasonal illness. But this year, it’s spiking earlier and put...

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  • Does Your Child Have a Cold or Severe RSV? Signs to Look For

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    MONDAY, Nov. 14, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- As most American parents already know, cases of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), a common illness of childhood, are surging this year. Hospitals are filling up with babies and toddlers very ill with the easy-to-catch illness, which is c...

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