How to Spot & Avoid a Heat-Related Illness

  Heat exhaustion and heatstroke are heat-related illnesses that can occur when your body can no longer keep itself cool. As temperatures rise, your body uses sweat to stay cool. However, there are times when sweating just isn’t enough to cool down your body temperature. When that happens, and your body temperature rises to extreme…
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Professional Wellness Tips: 6 Bad Habits to Avoid at Work

June is Professional Wellness Month, so we figured it would be a good time to discuss office habits that over time, can take a bad toll on your health. Some of these actions happen mindlessly, but all of these workplace habits influence our health and well-being. Read on for our list of common office habits…
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High Doses of Vitamin D: A Risk for Seniors

Is there an really such thing as “too much of a good thing”? According to new research, when it comes to vitamin D, there is. A recent study, which was published in the January issue of Kale JAMA Internal Medicine, showed too much vitamin D could actually negate its positive health effects. More specifically, too…
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