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Summer Rx: Get Outside

By |2020-06-23T14:45:06-04:00July 9th, 2020|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: |

Spending time in natural spaces has a host of benefits for your mental and physical health. There’s even a scientific name for taking part in outdoor activities—ecotherapy. Research suggests spending time outdoors enjoying the greenery, breathing in the fresh air, or going for a stroll can help you relax, [...]

Breathe Easy: Seasonal Allergies 101

By |2020-06-23T16:26:17-04:00April 12th, 2020|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: |

Spring is here—which means we’re settling into the warm sunshine and taking in the fresh air. But for some, springtime may bring sneezy, stuffed-up noses and itchy eyes. We’re talking about those dreaded seasonal allergies. “Statistics show that 50 million Americans of all ages suffer from allergies,” says Philip [...]

Getting Heart Healthy with Hypertension Health Coaching

By |2020-06-23T16:22:57-04:00April 9th, 2020|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , , |

Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, is a chronic medical condition that affects tens of millions of adults in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). What are the risk factors for hypertension? Family history Advanced age Lack of exercise Poor diet Excess [...]

Can Vaping Be Deadly?

By |2020-02-03T11:56:51-05:00January 14th, 2020|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: |

As of November, 48 Americans have died from vaping, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Once considered a safer option than cigarettes, vapes and e-cigarettes—particularly those used with tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)-containing products—are now linked to a lung condition known as e-cigarette, or vaping, product use associated [...]

Going the Distance Applewood Resident Bikes 85 Miles on 85th Birthday

By |2020-04-07T10:47:35-04:00January 10th, 2020|Categories: Healthy Aging|Tags: , |

On October 4, Spencer Halper spent his birthday a little differently than most people turning 85. He pedaled 85 miles with companions from his local bike club, the 600-member Princeton Free Wheelers, traveling one mile for every year of his life. He began this annual tradition at age 80 [...]

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