The Standards For High Blood Pressure Are Changing. Here’s What You Need to Know

It’s out with the old and in with the new in 2018—especially when it comes to medical guidelines about healthy blood pressure! In late 2017, the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and American Heart Association (AHA) issued a set of comprehensive new guidelines for the detection, prevention, management, and treatment of high blood pressure, the first such set since 2003. All Americans should take notice…

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5 Healthy, Easy, and Totally Attainable New Year’s Resolutions

A new year . . . A new you? Every year, millions of us write down New Year’s resolutions, confident that this will finally be the year that they stick. But many of us fall short. In fact, according to Forbes, just about eight percent of people achieve their New Year’s goals. Setting yourself realistic, achievable goals is one way to set yourself up for…

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January is National Bath Safety Month. Here’s What Seniors Need to Know

Did you know that January is national bath safety month? Well, believe it or not, it is—and it may just be one of the most important national occasions you’re not observing! Every year, about 235,000 people visit emergency rooms due to injuries suffered in the bathroom, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report. Of those cases, more than a third of the…

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Too Cold to Go Out? Why Bother, Try These Three Great Ways to Exercise Indoors

Even the most die-hard fan of winter weather has to admit that, sometimes, the season can be a little bit extra. There are days when the cold, blustery weather makes it hard to go outside to commute to work, let alone find the time to exercise outdoors. Even the biggest fitness fanatic can sometimes have trouble finding ways to stay active in the winter months….

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3 Pitfalls of Not Using a Health Insurance Broker

When you have a toothache, you’d rather have a dentist inspect and fix your mouth than have to reach in there yourself, right? It’s better to trust a pilot to steer the airplane, rather than trying to handle that cross-country flight yourself. What we’re saying is: Sometimes it’s best to trust the experts. That’s certainly the case when it comes to enrolling in health and…

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