Health Tip: Stroke Warning Signs

News Consumer News Health Tip: Stroke Warning Signs — Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death and a leading cause of disability in the United States, says the American Stroke Association. The association mentions these warning signs: Face drooping. Is the person’s smile uneven or lopsided? Arm weakness. Is one arm weak or numb? […]

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Health Tip: Reducing Soreness in Muscles

News Consumer News Health Tip: Reducing Soreness in Muscles — Starting a new exercise or increasing the intensity of physical activity may leave you with sore muscles, says the American Academy of Family Physicians. To minimize the soreness you feel, the academy suggests: Warm up your muscles before exercise. Drink water to loosen your joints. […]

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Run Smart This Winter — Here’s How

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 4, 2019 — Cold, wet winter weather doesn’t have to put the kibosh on your running. Just follow some basic advice to help you maintain your exercise program safely. Before you head outside, check the forecast for temperature, wind and moisture. This is key in planning a safe winter workout, said Julie Ruane, […]

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Ski Your Way to a Healthier Aging Brain

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 4, 2019 — Cross-country skiing may be good for your brain, a new study suggests. Previous research found that participants of the Vasaloppet, a popular long-distance, cross-country skiing race in Sweden, have a lower risk of heart attack, but potential brain benefits have been unclear. This new research compared the brain health of […]

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