Category: Family Health

Youth Sports Safety

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Playing sports helps children and young adult athletes stay healthy, have fun, and build their self-confidence. Unfortunately, over 1.2 million American children receive emergency room care for sports related injuries every year and 90% of student athletes claim they’ve been…

National Diabetes Month 2018: Promoting Health After Gestational Diabetes

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November is National Diabetes Month and this year’s National Diabetes Month is focused on promoting health after gestational diabetes. Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that develops in pregnant women who have not previouslyhad diabetes. The high blood glucose…

Stay Healthy This Season! Wash Your Hands and Get Your Flu Shot!

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The flu affects between 5 – 20% of Americans every year and can lead to hospitalization and possibly death for children under 2 years of age, seniors, and people with chronic health conditions. Stay healthy this flu season by not…

September is National Cholesterol Education Month

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Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance found in your body and many foods. While necessary for normal body functions, too much cholesterol in the bloodstream will build up on the walls of your blood vessels and arteries, increasing your risk…

Kick Back and Relax: Celebrate National Relaxation Day August 15th

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  National Relaxation Day is a holiday we can really get behind. Observed annually on August 15th, this day encourages us to take a break from our hectic, fast-paced lifestyles…and relax. A certain amount of stress is a normal part…

Back to School: Physicals and Immunizations

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Back to school means backpacks and new school supplies. It also means it’s time to make sure your children are in their best physical health for the school year ahead. Now is the time to schedule your family’s sports physicals…

Partner with Russell Medical for Your New Year’s Health Resolutions

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Most Americans resolve to make healthier choices at the beginning of the New Year, but unfortunately a majority of these changes barely continue through January, let alone become lifestyle changes. Make this year different! Partner with Russell Medical and take…

Healthy Weight Loss

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It’s natural for anyone wanting to lose weight to want to do it quickly, but you should skip the cabbage soup diet or drinking nothing but maple lemon water for days. Radical changes to your eating habits may lead to…

Stress and Your Health

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Sometimes stress is a positive factor in your life. When faced with danger, your body kicks into high gear with flooded hormones, an elevated your heart rate, and an energy boost. This type of stress motivates us to perform well…