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Five Steps to Manage Stress

April is National Stress Awareness Month Everyone can experience stress in different ways and as such, it is difficult to define stress in one single way, but the most common explanation of stress is a physical, mental, or emotional strain or tension. Here are 5 steps to help you manage stress: Is there anything else […]

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What Happens To Our Bodies When We Don’t Get Enough Sleep?

March is Sleep Awareness Month and sleep is one of the most important ways we can fuel our bodies. We always hear people boasting about how well they’re eating and how much they’re working out. But we rarely hear anyone talking the same way about their sleep. The reality is many of us do not […]

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Tips for Healthy Eating on a Budget

Eating healthy can be expensive but it’s one of the best investments we can make for our health. Eating on a budget doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice nutrition. With a little know-how and planning, you can enjoy nutritious foods without breaking the bank.A diet that includes plenty of vegetables, fruits, and lean proteins is […]

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Eat Healthy this Heart Month

Eat Smart this February for Heart Month. The American Heart Association recommends a healthy dietary pattern that promotes fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and fat-free or low-fat dairy products. Start making smart food choices to help reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke today. For tips, visit […]

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National Cancer Prevention Month

February is National Cancer Prevention Month

February is National Cancer Prevention Month. According to the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), nearly half of all cancers diagnosed and deaths from cancers in the United States are due to preventable causes. These causes include smoking, excess body weight, physical inactivity, and excessive exposure to the sun. This means we can take steps […]

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American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month

Did you know heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States? According to the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases account for approximately $320 billion in health care expenditures and related expenses annually, and are among the most widespread […]

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COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shots

Although COVID-19 vaccines remain effective in preventing severe disease, the CDC now recommends booster shots to increase immune response and increased protection against getting infected with COVID-19, especially in people ages 65 and older. You may wonder why you need a booster shot. The CDC says that “studies show after getting vaccinated against COVID-19, protection […]

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Summer Safety Tips

Summer is here! It is a great time to have fun outdoors, especially with loosened pandemic restrictions. It is still important to stay healthy and safe in the sun, water and heat. Here are some tips from Better you at Florida Blue. Sun Safety If sunburn happens: Recreational/Sports Safety Water Safety Bites and Stings If […]

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10 Steps to Better Health

May 9-15 is National Women’s Health Week and you may be wondering what steps to take for better health. Below is a list to help you get started. Take care of your physical and mental health: Seek help if you or someone you know is experiencing domestic violence. National Domestic Violence Hotline is a 24/7 […]

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Meet Rosa Hammer

Catholic Health Services is fortunate to care for amazing patients every day throughout its four medical campuses and there are patients who leave an indelible mark on the healthcare staff and anyone who meets them. This was the case with Rosa Hammer. At 101 years old, Rosa still maintains her broker’s license and works with […]

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