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Preventing Back Injuries in Health Care Settings
CARE FOR THE CARERS

Preventing Back Injuries in Health Care Settings

July 21, 2014, 12:00 PM
Healthcare workers often experience musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) at a rate exceeding that of workers in construction, mining, and manufacturing. These injuries are due in large ...
7 Myths of Happily Ever After...
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7 Myths of Happily Ever After...

July 21, 2014, 12:00 PM
“We’re newlyweds. We’ve only been married 38 years.” People laugh when we introduce ourselves that way and reply wistfully, “You’re lucky.” Are we lucky? Or, ...
Do I Need a Dietary Supplement?
ADDING TO YOUR DIET

Do I Need a Dietary Supplement?

July 21, 2014, 12:00 PM
Because many products are marketed as dietary supplements, it is important to remember that supplements include vitamins and minerals, as well as herbs, botanicals and ...
Indoor Tanning Myths
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Indoor Tanning Myths

July 21, 2014, 12:00 PM
Ads for tanning salons, sun lamps, and tanning beds promise a bronzed body year-round, but experts agree that ultraviolet (UV) radiation from these devices damages ...
Age-Related Hearing Loss Doesn’t have to Remain a Burden
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Age-Related Hearing Loss Doesn’t have to Remain a Burden

July 21, 2014, 12:00 PM
Much like being forced to invest in reading glasses, hearing loss can also be a factor during the aging process. According to the Hearing Loss ...
Conquer Stress by Being Smoke-Free
WEANING OFF

Conquer Stress by Being Smoke-Free

July 21, 2014, 12:00 PM
Stress can be caused by anything from major life events to daily hassles that add up over time. Even happy events, like holidays with family ...
Food and Fitness for a Healthy Weight
BEFITTING FOODS

Food and Fitness for a Healthy Weight

July 21, 2014, 12:00 PM
You have probably heard the term "calorie" used a lot. When talking about food, a calorie is a unit of energy that the food supplies ...
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Periodic health check-ups and screenings with your health care provider are key to maximizing your chance of living a longer and healthier life. Not only can they help prevent health problems before they start, but check-ups may also help you discover health problems early enough to increase your chances of successful treatment and recovery!

The specific screenings and exams you need depend on your age, health, family history, and lifestyle choices (diet, exercise, smoking, etc.). This week, visit http://www.healthfinder.gov/prevention/myhealthfinder.aspx to find age- and gender-specific guidelines for how often and for what health areas you should seek physician advice. After reviewing the guidelines, consider scheduling an appointment with your health care provider.

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