Manicures and Pedicures Can Be Good for Your Health

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FEELING GUILTY ABOUT indulging in manicures and pedicures? Don’t! These spa services may actually be an investment in your health. Many manicures and pedicures include massage of the hands and feet, which can  encourage blood flow and moisturizing treatments to improve the condition of dry, cracked cuticles and skin. But these spa services aren’t reserved for women alone. The therapeutic spa …

Control Your Blood Pressure

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DON’T IGNORE HIGH blood pressure or wait to start treatment. High blood pressure, which occurs when your blood pushes harder on your artery walls than it should, can lead to stroke or heart complications. Blood pressure numbers measure the amount of pressure on your heart when it moves blood out (the systolic or top number) and in (the diastolic or …

Fall into Fitness

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COLD WEATHER’S moving in, but that doesn’t mean your workout routine has to suffer. When seasons change, your fitness routine should, too. Learn some smart strategies for exercising this fall. Here are four helpful tips to keep in mind as you set out to exercise this autumn: Have a drink. Always remember to stay hydrated and cool down after exercising, regardless …

Preventive Screenings Are the Best Medicine

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How’s your health? A preventive screening may make it easier to answer that question. Health screenings give you a sneak peek into your well-being, letting you know when adjustments need to be made or when you’re doing a good job of taking care of yourself. Most health insurance plans cover routine preventive care at little or no cost, making it …