On Stress: How to Manage

Stress is a common experience for most people, and it can affect both our mental and physical health. It’s important to understand how stress works, the ways it can impact our bodies, and how to prevent it. What is stress? Stress is a response to a perceived threat or challenge, and it...

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Sodium is out, Spices are in

Sodium is found in many of the foods we eat, and most of us get more of it than we need. This is because salt is already added to a lot of the foods we buy and dishes we order, and you may not even realize it. It is used by food manufacturers and others who prepare foods as a preservative and to...

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Defining Alcohol Misuse

Alcohol affects different people in different ways. Drinking alcohol in large amounts, too often, or being unable to control alcohol consumption are each signs of alcohol misuse. It feeds off of the same reward circuit that anyone with any addiction faces, which you can read about in our drug...

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April is National Minority Health Month

April is National Minority Health Month (NMHM). NMHM is a time to raise awareness about the health disparities that racial and ethnic minorities face. Specifically, NMHM is aimed at highlighting the importance of improving the health of minority groups by encouraging action. Theme The 2023 theme...

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Building Your Cancer Care Team

Being diagnosed with cancer can feel isolating. Relationships will change, boundaries will need to be set, and you will feel a plethora of emotions that you will come to cope with. This post serves as a guide to some of the resources available to you to add to your cancer care team. Through all of...

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