Do Stress Balls Relieve Stress?

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You may find it difficult to believe that a foam “stress ball” could have any impact on your stress. But for some people they can be a great tool.

What Makes Salads So Healthy?

what makes salads so healthy

In 2023 the packaged salad market was a $11.16 billion industry in 2023. It’s widely known that salads are a great choice for a fresh meal. What nutrients and health benefits make salads such a popular choice?

How Does Diabetes Affect Your Heart?

diabetes and heart health

Diabetes and high blood sugar can negatively impact your heart and cardiovascular system. Diet and exercise are very important for managing your risk of heart disease.

How Does Diabetes Affect Feet?

diabetes and foot health

Diabetes can negatively affect many aspects of health including your toes, feet, or legs. An estimated 80% of lower-limb amputations in the United States are the result of diabetes.

Thymus Gland: What Does it Do and Why is it Important?

thymus gland

The thymus gland trains a special type of white blood cell, called T-lymphocytes or T-cells for short. These T-cells enter your blood and are dispersed to organs in your lymphatic system (like lymph nodes) where they can be used to fight disease and infection as part of your immune system.

March National Health Observances

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March is a busy month for national health observances. Two key organs that are often overlooked, your kidney and your colon, are highlighted this month. It is also National Nutrition Month, which is among the most universally applicable health months all year.

When Should Kids Have Well-Child Visits?

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It is recommended that children receive regular well-child checkups to help parents stay on top of immunizations, health screenings, and a child’s overall picture of health.

February National Health Observances

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With Valentine’s Day taking place in February, it makes it even more fitting that it’s heart month! But there are a few more health months observed in February including Low Vision Awareness Month, Cancer Prevention Month, and Children’s Dental Month.