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The COVID-19 Vaccine Brings Us Closer To Herd Immunity

Apr 09, 2021

Because the situation surrounding COVID-19 is constantly evolving, some information may not be up to date. Stay informed by following information from your local officials and by visiting the CDC website. With over 15 million Americans fully vaccinated, the U.S. seems to be on schedule for...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
COVID-19 Vaccine

A Beginner's Guide to Reading Nutrition Labels

Mar 22, 2021

Nutrition labels are great; they help you figure out the ingredients and nutritional composition of a food product. Sometimes, though, they can be a bit deceitful. That snack may look healthy with only 6% of your daily saturated fat intake and 5% of your sodium, but take a closer look, and you...

Diet & Fitness
General Health & Wellness
A large mix of healthy foods including salmon, blueberries, and kale.

20 Nutrient-Dense Ingredients To Add to Your Shopping List

Mar 12, 2021

Get the most nutrient-packed ingredients on your next shopping trip! Some foods provide a lot of calories without much nutritional value. Nutrient-dense foods, however, are rich in vitamins and minerals that fuel your body without added sugars, sodium, and saturated fat. Here’s our list of 20 foods...

Diet & Fitness
General Health & Wellness
This colorful Thai salad is loaded with heart-healthy vegetables, fiber-rich whole grains, and a who

Learn to Make a Thai Quinoa Salad

Mar 09, 2021

Looking for a new recipe to spice up your lunch or impress your family at dinner? This Thai quinoa salad is loaded with colorful veggies, fiber-rich whole grains, and lots of flavor. Give it a try, and let us know what you think! Recipe: Thai Quinoa Salad Ingredients: 1 cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed...

Healthy cookie dough dip served in a bowl alongside carrot sticks and apple slices.

Recipe: Healthy Cookie Dough Dip

Mar 08, 2021

Have you ever snuck a spoonful of cookie dough for a snack? Next time you need to satisfy your sweet tooth, try our healthy cookie dough dip! Not only is it guilt-free, but it’s also safe to eat. Recipe: Healthy Cookie Dough Dip Ingredients: A handful of vegan dark chocolate chips  1 15-oz. can...

Comparing the health benefits of an orange to several donuts.

Satisfy Your Unhealthy Cravings With These Alternative Snacks

Feb 24, 2021

We’ve all been there: you’ve reached the afternoon slump and need a little pick-me-up. Then you remember that vanilla ice cream in the freezer. The frozen confection seems to be calling your name, and it’s hard to focus on the rest of the day’s tasks until you get yourself a scoop. But you also...

Diet & Fitness
General Health & Wellness
Resolutions - Body
Woman wakes up feeling refreshed after understanding her sleep chronotype.

What Are Sleep Chronotypes & Which One Are You?

Feb 24, 2021

You may be familiar with circadian rhythms, but that’s not the only component to consider when looking at your bedtime routine. Understanding your sleep chronotype, or circadian typology, can help you sleep better and boost productivity. Once you discover your chronotype, you can align your routine...

General Health and Wellness
Resolutions - Body
A middle-aged adult sits down with a doctor to discuss the results from her colonoscopy screening.

Why Was the Colorectal Cancer Screening Age Lowered?

Feb 24, 2021

Colorectal cancer is one of the most treatable forms of cancer when caught early. There are a variety of techniques used to screen for precancerous growths, called polyps, in the colon or rectum. By catching these polyps early, doctors are capable of removing the growths before they turn into...

Digestive Health
 Surgeon operates on patient using minimally invasive technique next to a  monitoring device.

Innovating Heart Care With Minimally Invasive Procedures

Feb 09, 2021

When most people think about heart procedures, they often picture open-heart surgery. However, minimally invasive procedures can repair many common cardiovascular concerns with small incisions. Some of these procedures are made possible through the power of the catheter, a thin tube that...

Cardiovascular Care
Catholic family prays together before eating a meatless meal for Lent.

5 Lent Recipes You’ll Want To Eat All Year

Feb 08, 2021

Lent is a time of repentance, fasting, and growing closer to God. To practice self-discipline, the Catholic Church instructs Christians to abstain from meat — traditionally seen as a luxury — on Ash Wednesday and every Friday throughout the liturgical season. As we observe these instructions, it...