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Celebrate American Heart Month!

Your heart – it beats on average 100,000 times a day and pumps the equivalent of 2000 gallons of blood each day. Imagine what a workhorse our hearts must be! So vital to our life and yet not well taken care of by most of us. Heart disease continues to be the leading cause of […]

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Why You Should Know Your Body Mass Index

For decades public health experts have relied upon Body Mass Index (BMI), a number calculated using your height and weight to determine where you fall on the continuum of overweight to obese. A BMI of 25 to 29.9 could mean you’re overweight and a BMI of 30 or greater indicates obesity. In most cases BMI […]

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