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5 Ways to Prevent Pickleball Injuries

By |2023-09-29T15:53:46-04:00September 29th, 2023|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: |

Pickleball has become America’s fastest growing sport – probably because it has physical and social benefits and can be played at any age or skill level. But injuries sometimes happen, particularly in people over age 60. About 60% of pickleball injuries are sprains, strains and fractures. If you’ve joined [...]

Better Bone Health

By |2023-07-20T13:03:12-04:00July 12th, 2023|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , |

Summer’s warmth and light lure us to get up, out, and move. Because weight-bearing exercise can trigger bone growth, additional activity in the summer is just one of several reasons the season is a great time to improve your bone health, according to CentraState rheumatologist Sawsan Najmey, MD. “People [...]

Joyful Movement

By |2023-07-13T09:31:10-04:00July 12th, 2023|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: |

If movement is medicine, then we should be doing more of it. What’s the best way to move more? Make it fun! You won’t be alone in this pursuit – in fact, the hashtag “#joyfulmovement” is trending on social media. The idea behind joyful movement is that there are [...]

Stay Summer Smart

By |2023-07-17T13:33:24-04:00July 12th, 2023|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: |

Spending time in the sun, swimming in the pool, and grilling outside are activities we enjoy in the summer months. As we prepare for these fun-filled activities, we offer best practices and helpful tips to stay safe and healthy. Pool Safety: Checklist for Parents Enjoying a cool [...]

7 Common Health Concerns African Americans Should Monitor

By |2022-11-14T11:59:22-05:00February 1st, 2022|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: |

Several health disparities exist between African Americans and white Americans. Doctors are seeing diseases that you’d expect to see in older patients—heart disease, diabetes, stroke—in relatively young African Americans. While genetics may play a role in certain instances, socioeconomic factors have a significant impact on how African Americans are [...]

Summer Rx: Get Outside

By |2021-04-13T13:25:18-04:00July 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, [...]

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