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“Health is like money, we never have a true idea of its value until we lose it.”  ~Josh Billings

 

 

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Understanding Rights Key to Helping Children Manage Diabetes at School
Children with type 1 diabetes (T1D) still often find themselves left out of birthday celebrations or school trips, but that can end with more education of school staff.

 

Elders

ACLS Online Library: Staying Active in Your Golden Years 
Article outlining the importance of excersise and maintaining a healthy diet for older adults.

 

General Information

5 Lifestyle Changes Could Prevent 80 Percent of Heart Attacks
A new study conducted at the Karolinska Institute found that engaging in five healthy lifestyle habits could prevent nearly 80 percent of first-time heart attacks in men.

Basic First Aid Resources
It is important to know first aid because it can prevent injuries or illnesses from progressing in severity, and it can save lives. There are certain first aid skills that are critically important to know.

Dive In: The Benefits of Swimming for Cancer Survivors
Exercise has seemingly endless perks for our physical and emotional health. This guide discusses how beneficial swimming can be to those who have won the battle against cancer.

How to Start Exercising and Stick to It
Building a regular exercise routine into an already jam-packed schedule can feel daunting. This helpful article provides practical advice on how to get started and how to maintain your momentum.

It's Never Too Late: Five Healthy Steps at Any Age
Whatever healthy change you want to make, it’s not too late to see big benefits. Here are five places to start, with inspiration from a Johns Hopkins expert.

Relaxation Techniques for Stress Relief (helpguide.org)
Practicing relaxation techniques such as deep breathing, meditation, rhythmic exercise, and yoga can help reduce everyday stress and boost your energy and mood.

The Science of Sleep: How Healthy Sleeping Habits Can Reduce Chronic Pain
If you suffer from painful chronic ailments, such as backaches or headaches, then you might want to spend more time in bed. A study conducted at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit finds that getting extra sleep every night could provide relief.

Weight loss: Choosing a diet that's right for you (Mayo Clinic)
Don't fall for gimmicks when it comes to weight loss. Evaluate diets carefully to find one that's right for you.

 

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