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December 6, 2016

Driving Under the Influence of Age

Many people are living longer, and that means more older drivers are behind the wheel. It is a trend that continues to raise safety concerns on the road. This week is dedicated to Older Driver Safety Awareness.

Older drivers -- the facts

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December 1, 2016

World AIDS Day: Continuing the fight!

December 1st is World AIDS Day – a day set aside to bring attention to the continuing impact of HIV/AIDS both here in the United States and across the world. The first was held in 1988, and we are very happy to see the tradition continue.

We have made significant progress toward understanding HIV/AIDS. HIV is the virus that attacks the immune system, which causes it to fail and leads to AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrome). People with AIDS eventually get sick from other infections, often leading to death.

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November 29, 2016

Take a Hike!

Do you enjoy being outdoors?  Have you been looking for a new way to stay fit? Have you ever wanted to “get away from it all” – the cell phones, electronics and every day stress? Then hiking may be for you!

Walking is known as the most universally appropriate form of exercise with a myriad of health benefits such as building bone health and cardiovascular fitness. It is convenient as well – just open your front door! People usually walk on level ground, in a neighborhood or urban/suburban setting that is close to home and other people.

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November 28, 2016

Five Facts about Diabetes During Pregnancy

When I first meet a woman who is pregnant and newly diagnosed with gestational diabetes (GDM), she often expresses a multitude of emotions including guilt, annoyance, and fear.  She may have been misinformed about the condition from unreliable sources in her community and the internet. 

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November 23, 2016

Giving Thanks

Gratitude can do amazing things.

As we sit down to a Thanksgiving feast with family and friends, it’s the perfect time to reflect on all those things in our lives we are fortunate to have. From our special relationships to wondrous moments that often go unnoticed -- the inexplicable colors of a sunset, a child’s smile, a gathering of friends, a home to go to after a long day -- these are the things in life to savor.

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