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Healthy Living

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle goes beyond diet and exercise - it's also about how we choose to live our lives. Laugh every chance you get, enjoy time with friends and family and make the most of every day with help from the following articles.

 

 

Tips to Help You Prepare for Emergencies

Tips to Help You Prepare for Emergencies

When you think about preparing for emergencies, many people may think all they need to do is head to the Emergency Department or call 911. And depending on the situation, that’s often true. But there are also some basic steps that you can take ...
2/21/2018 | Tips to Help You Prepare for Emergencies

At-Home Genetic Testing: Is It Right for You?

At-Home Genetic Testing: Is It Right for You?

With more advances in personalized medicine, it makes sense that more and more people want to take charge of their health by learning about their personal genetic makeup and how they can use that information to reduce their disease risks. As we have ...
11/08/2017 | At-Home Genetic Testing: Is It Right for You?

Sauna-Induced Sweating Offers Many Health Benefits

Sauna-Induced Sweating Offers Many Health Benefits

If you start to sweat at the thought of your blood pressure skyrocketing, you may be on to something.People have touted the benefits of sauna therapy for hundreds of years, and increasingly, studies are finding that there is something to this age-old...
10/16/2017 | Sauna-Induced Sweating Offers Many Health Benefits

Why Routine Eye Exams are Important

Why Routine Eye Exams are Important

It’s easy to forget to have an eye exam. After all, if you can see, there’s nothing that can be wrong, right? Not quite. “There are many eye problems that are not noticeable to the patient, but that are already causing problems...
10/02/2017 | Why Routine Eye Exams are Important

The Right Way to Treat Burns

The Right Way to Treat Burns

Water from a boiling pot splashes onto your arm. In search of cool relief, you reach for an ice pack. But that’s the last thing you should do, says Angela Gibson, MD, PhD, who specializes in the surgical treatment of burns and trauma at UW Heal...
9/19/2017 | The Right Way to Treat Burns

 

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