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Can You Drink Too Much Water?

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We all need water. Every cell in the body needs water to function well. The problem arises when you drink too much water, which is called overhydration. There’s no single formula to determine how much water you should drink daily. Most doctors recommend eight glasses a day as a good starting point. You should adjust your intake around this amount …

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Monkeypox

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It seems like every time you turn on the news now all you hear is Monkeypox. As of August 9th, 2022, there are roughly 9,492 cases of monkeypox in the United States and about 976 cases in Florida (1). Monkeypox is a rare disease caused by infection with the monkeypox virus. Monkeypox virus is part of the same family of …

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Fireworks Safety Tips

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With summer comes barbecues, beaches, parties and fireworks. The National Safety Council advises everyone to enjoy fireworks at public displays conducted by professionals, and not to use any fireworks at home. They may be legal but they are not safe. In 2017, eight people died and over 12,000 were injured badly enough to require medical treatment after fireworks-related incidents. Of …

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Summer Fitness for Children and Parents

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As the weather gets warmer and the school year ends, many families are thinking about scheduling summer activities. For kids of all ages, this might include summer camps, family travel, learning a new hobby or playing a sport. While summer activities can be a great way for children to stay physically active, summer fitness doesn’t have to be scheduled. There …

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How to Deal With Different Types of Stress

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Did you know your health could decline due to being in a constant state of stress? There are three main types of stress — emotional, physical, and chemical stress. Chiropractic is great for natural stress relief and overall wellness. Emotional Stress – An individual’s emotional and mental health plays a significant role in their well-being. An easy way to visualize …

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Hurricane Guide 2022

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Hurricane season begins on June 1 and runs until Nov. 30. Last year there were 21 named storms, and was the third most active hurricane season on record. This year forecasters expect 19 storms so they’re calling for another active year. Storm names for 2022 are Alex, Bonnie, Colin, Danielle, Earl, Fiona, Gaston, Hermine, Ian, Julia, Karl, Lisa, Martin, Nicole, …

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Ice vs. Heat for Injuries

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Life can be a challenge when you strain a muscle, suffer from a headache, or wrench your back. In the event of an injury, which is better treatment: ice or heat? There is some understandable confusion regarding when to use ice vs heat for injuries. Acute Injuries In the case of acute injuries, which are less than six weeks old, …

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Everything You Need to Know about Biden’s Cancer ‘Moon Shot’

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The Cancer Moon Shot is about to be relaunched. President Joe Biden announced that he is reigniting the initiative that he spearheaded when he was vice-president during the Obama administration. The plan is to bring a sense of urgency to the fight against cancer and better support to cancer patients and their families. The aim is to reduce the death …

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Keep Your Holiday Travels Safe and Comfortable

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The holidays are here, and that often includes holiday travel. Traveling can be rough on our bodies, leaving us stressed, stiff and sore, or even physically ill. Traveling Long Distances If you are planning on traveling long distances, sitting for long periods of time can be damaging for your body. Here are some times to help you avoid aches and …