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CORONAVIRUS – TAKE ACTION

#BeCalm Take deep breaths, stretch, or meditate to cope with the stress.  Eat healthy and well-balanced meals. Exercise regularly. Get plenty of sleep. Stay well hydrated. Take a break from social media, news, and stories about the pandemic. Stay in touch with your loved ones #BeAware Be informed about the…

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Overview A novel coronavirus was identified as the cause of a cluster of pneumonia cases in Wuhan, a city in the Hubei Province of China late in 2019. This virus is a severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and belongs to a family of coronaviruses. The disease caused by…

Senior Fitness – Aging Well

Just as we look forward to a child’s development, we can look forward to reaching our senior years with positive anticipation. Retirement brings with it loads of free time to spend with loved ones and an opportunity to dabble in all the interests that got put on the back burner…

HIV/AIDS – Battling the Killer Virus

HIV and AIDS are terms often unknowingly used interchangeably. However, HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) is the virus that causes HIV infection and AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome) is an advanced stage of this viral infection.  HIV destroys the infection-fighting cells in the human body, thus lowering its immunity and making it…

Keeping Foodborne Illnesses Away

Every year millions of people get sick from eating contaminated food and while it may be easy to point the finger of blame in the direction of restaurants and street food vendors, in a significant number of cases, food made and consumed at home is the culprit.  Food poisoning is…

Caregiving with Self Care

A spouse suffering from a chronic disease, a child with a physical or mental disability or aging parents- there comes a time when we find ourselves taking care of a loved one at home. While this may be the right thing to do and one we approach with much emotion…

Heartburn or GERD?

Do you suffer from frequent heartburn? Do you find it hard to swallow at times and find yourself regurgitating sour liquid or food? If yes, you aren’t the only one. You could be one of millions of people around the world who suffer from GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease).  The tube…

Diabetic Eye Disease

About 422 Million people suffer from Diabetes and it remains one of the leading causes of death worldwide. However, a diagnosis of Diabetes for yourself or a loved one isn’t a death sentence. Early detection and intervention can help manage the condition. This includes not just keeping blood sugar in…

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