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Are “Superfoods” Another Super Myth? One Quick Read That May Help You Decide…

By David Martin, President and CEO of VeinInnovations If poorly drawn ads on the Internet are to be believed, common problems such as unwanted belly fat and a case of diabetes can be solved with “One weird trick.” It’s unbelievable …

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The Most Important Room in Our Home for Better Health

A new device called Sense aims to improve our sleep through tech and tracking. We’re still teasing out just what happens during sleep and the factors, like stress, that turn a good night bad.

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Body Image: Why It Matters and How to View It Positively

The discussion of ‘good’ fat and ‘bad’ fat often ignores its sister subject, body image. How we view our body has a powerful impact on our physical and mental health.

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For Good Health, Avoid Trans Fat

There is no safe level of consumption of man-made trans fat. Though consumers have largely turned away from dangerous trans fats, it is still used in many processed and unlabeled foods.

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Limit Screen Time, Encourage Exercise for Healthier Kids

By David Martin, President and CEO of VeinInnovations Students count down the days until summer vacation. Weeks of freedom await them with nary a pop quiz, project or homework assignment. Ideally, students from kindergarten to high school use their summers …

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Recognize and Prevent Heat-Related Conditions

By David Martin, President and CEO of VeinInnovations Spring-cleaning has nothing on summer labor. The yard needs attention, the attic needs to be cleaned out (so does the basement), a community garden needs volunteers and why not add a run …

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Why We Love Junk Food and How to Kick the Habit

By David Martin, President and CEO of VeinInnovations A trip to the grocery store can be a weekly challenge. The produce is clustered together in one corner; the meat and dairy line the perimeter of the store. These are the …

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Effort of Nurses in Wartime Worthy of Recognition Too

Memorial Day ushered in the summer. Next year, remember to celebrate the nurses that serve alongside our soldiers!

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Nursing Forces in WWI Faced Harsh Conditions

By David Martin, President and CEO of VeinInnovations World War I earned the moniker the “Great War” for good reason. The First World War ranks among the deadliest conflicts in recorded history. The total number of casualties, both military and …

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Spare Your Loved Ones By Making Your Final Care Wishes Known

Making decisions about end-of-life care is difficult, but it’s a gift to those we leave behind. Don’t leave your family guessing what your wishes are – create an advance directive today.

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