Staying Fit & Healthy

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  • Are Americans Sleep Deprived?

    Americans today are sleeping less (seven hours nightly) compared to nine hours nightly a century ago, according to Harvard Medical School. Sleep deprivation can be complete or partial, based on duration and severity. Complete sleep deprivation occurs when you stay up all night. Partial sleep deprivation happens when you get less sleep than you need for several days (like [...]

    2019-03-10T11:48:20-04:00March 10th, 2019|Wellness|

    Numbers to Extend Life

    Recent studies reported in the AARP Bulletin, offer health numbers to extend life. 2.7: days you should stay home with the flu to reduce risk of infecting co workers. 2: hours of TV daily. Too much tube time increases triglycerides and lowers HDL cholesterol. 7+: ideal daily servings of fruits and veggies. The extra can reduce risk of early [...]

    2019-03-10T11:44:24-04:00March 10th, 2019|Wellness|

    Why Did I Get the Flu if I Had the Vaccine?

    Did you get the flu this season, even though you were vaccinated? As of February 9, the CDC estimated 7.2–8.4 million people sought medical treatment due to flu-like symptoms. First, understand that getting an annual flu shot is strongly recommended and your healthcare professional can determine a best choice You + Health Advocate = Expert Care [...]

    2019-03-06T12:55:38-04:00March 6th, 2019|Wellness|

    New Year, New You

    The New Year is here and it is time to think about resolutions and goals for the days ahead. It is time to plan your fitness regimen and put your daily routine in order. Routine and regularity are important, so it is essential that you set aside a time each [...]

    2019-01-16T14:09:24-04:00January 13th, 2019|Fitness|
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