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How to Maintain Better Balance as You Age

Declining muscle mass and a variety of medical conditions can contribute to a loss of balance as we age, making us more vulnerable to falls and injury. But there are things you can do to maintain and even build better balance. Community Exercise Program Manager Jennifer Logan offers these tips.

How to Maintain Better Balance as You Age

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How You Can Get a Better Night’s Sleep

May is Better Sleep Month a time to highlight the importance of quality sleep for physical, mental and emotional health. According to the CDC, a third of U.S. adults report they get less than the recommended amount of sleep each day. And studies show insufficient sleep is linked to many chronic diseases and conditions —including type 2 diabetes, obesity, heart disease, and depression.

How You Can Get a Better Night’s Sleep

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Testicular Cancer Awareness: Self-Exams Key for Early Detection, Better Outcomes

April is Testicular Cancer Awareness Month, a good time to shine a light on the disease and the importance of self-exams in detecting cancer early when it is easier to treat.

Testicular Cancer Awareness: Self-Exams Key for Early Detection, Better Outcomes

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Six Things to Know About Colorectal Cancer

While colorectal cancer rates have dropped in recent decades due to increased screening and better awareness about lifestyle-related risk factors, that downward trend has generally been seen in older adults. In people under age 55, colorectal cancer rates have been on the rise since the mid-2000s, increasing by 1% annually.

Six Things to Know About Colorectal Cancer

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Cancer Prevention Month: Eight Tips to Reduce Your Risk

February is National Cancer Prevention Month, a good time to spread awareness about the steps you can take and the changes you can make to lower your...

Cancer Prevention Month: Eight Tips to Reduce Your Risk

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Men's Health: Early Prostate Cancer Detection Leads to Better Outcomes

November is Men's Health Awareness Month, a time to highlight health issues affecting men – including prostate cancer. Prostate cancer is the second...

Men's Health: Early Prostate Cancer Detection Leads to Better Outcomes

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Testicular Cancer Awareness: Self-Exams Crucial for Early Detection

April is Testicular Cancer Awareness Month, a good time to shine a light on the disease and the importance of self-exams and screening for early...

Testicular Cancer Awareness: Self-Exams Crucial for Early Detection

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Five Things to Know About Physicals

This once-a-year appointment is part of your healthcare for life, from birth through adulthood. And while a physical for a five year old will look rather different from one for a 75 year old, both appointments have the same goals – healthcare maintenance and prevention.

Five Things to Know About Physicals

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Five Healthy Lifestyle Tips to Take to Heart

February is American Heart Month, a time to shine a light on heart disease, the leading cause of death for men and women in the U.S.

Five Healthy Lifestyle Tips to Take to Heart