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The summer months are high energy months and are full of lots of fun activities. Even as summer heightens, some action prevention items are worth sharing to help us remember what we may already know.  Or at least try them, if we did not know.  Implementing these things will be useful. Skin Protection: This includes…

Increase Your Physical Stamina for Remarkable Health Benefits Physical stamina is vital to maintain a fit and healthy lifestyle.  There is a saying, “you are what you eat,” and while this is very true, doing the right type of exercise, as well as paying attention to your diet, will ensure that you remain physically and mentally…

  With summer in full swing and Fourth of July cookouts and barbeques right around the corner, it’s important to keep food safety in mind.  Food safety is a key part of overall health and safety with one main goal: making sure you, and others, don’t get sick from the food you prepare. The symptoms…

National HIV Testing Day (NHTD) is June 27th.  This is a great opportunity to take care of your health, because Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is still alive and well.  It is not easy to tell by looking, whether it has affected someone.  You have to get TESTed. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),…

Start Spring Fresh With this Healthy Kale, Apple and Pecan Salad My oldest brother loves to tell me how, before the kale craze, the largest single buyer of kale was a pizza chain – not for the pizza, but for the decorative green stuff that lined the salad bar!  I have no idea if this…

The skin is the largest organ in the body and consists of three primary layers.  Our skin plays a significant function in protecting us from the elements.  The skin can be a good indicator of something going wrong inside of us, and there we need to pay attention; especially if you have dark/black skin which doesn’t readily…

Developing the right habits can be challenging, however possible.  As a Life Coach, I often mentor youth and young adults and had one ask me the other day, “I am always late to wherever I go, and I don’t mean to, but no matter how I try, I am.  How can I improve?”  We sat…

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