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COVID Vaccine Update

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Are you protected? Covid’s not over yet… If you or your family members are not yet vaccinated, your vaccine doses are still out there waiting for you, free of charge. To claim them, goto https://floridahealthcovid19.gov/vaccines/vaccine-locator/ and find the nearest location to reserve yours now. 70% of U.S. adults have had at least one shot of a Covid vaccine, according to …

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Helpful Foods and Drinks to Try When You’re Dehydrated

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Dehydration results from losing more fluids and/or electrolytes than you’re taking in. Many things can cause you to become dehydrated, including heat, medications and vomiting. You might feel faint, dizzy, thirsty, fatigued, or have a dry mouth or trouble focusing (1). Dehydration can also manifest as a headache before other, more serious symptoms appear. Fortunately, there’s more than just water …

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Chiropractic Massage Reduces Stress and Anxiety

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If you are dealing with stress and anxiety, a chiropractic massage may help you. The art of massage takes a mental wellness approach to healing. Since ancient times, massage has been instrumental in calming down the mind to clarity. The entire process of relieving physical and mental stress on the body facilitates the healing process. Massage is the science and …

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COVID Update – Delta Variant

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The bad news: The highly transmissible delta variant of the coronavirus now makes up the majority of COVID-19 cases in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).(1) Although almost all hospitalizations and deaths are occurring with unvaccinated people, even some vaccinated people are picking up breakthrough infections, and can become carriers in spreading the …

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Easy Ways to Exercise

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Sometimes we are not getting enough movement in our daily lives. Fortunately, it doesn’t have to take a lot of time or effort to incorporate exercise into your schedule. If all you can manage is a five-minute walk, do it. Five minutes are better than none. Eventually, you will be able to work your way up to 30 minutes or …

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How to Be Healthy While Working From Home

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People began working from home due to changes brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. More than half of America’s workforce was working from home at the pandemic’s height with some companies planning to continue once there was a return to some level of normalcy. But there are many ways you must be more careful in treating your body while taking …

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Backpack Safety Tips for Back to School

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We are nearing the back-to-school season, and kids will be loading up their new backpacks with all of their important school supplies. Backpacks might seem harmless enough, but many do not appreciate the risks associated with these school-day accessories. Lately, many doctors and therapists are noticing that children are developing back problems from backpacks that are too heavy for the …

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Correct Posture Tips for Grilling

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Summer is in full swing and that means beach days, swimming in the pool, and firing up the grill. You think you may have already mastered the grill, but you need to also think about your posture to help prevent back pain while you’re having fun on the weekends. You may think you can’t do much damage in the time …

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Health Benefits of Coconut Water

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Coconut water is a famous beach-day treat for those who are familiar with most tropical settings. Coconut water has gained popularity lately. Celebrities, athletes and fitness coaches believe in the powers provided through coconuts. There’s more to this island staple that most people aren’t aware of. Source of Hydration: Coconut water is slightly sweet with a subtle, nutty flavor. It’s …