Managing your high blood pressure

If you have been diagnosed with high blood pressure, you may worry and wonder what treatment options are available to you to lower your blood pressure. There are medications your provider and prescribe that can assist you in lowering your blood pressure, but there are also lifestyle changes you can make to control your blood pressure, and possibly not have to take medication at all.

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Workouts that burn calories and make you stronger

When it comes to exercising and staying active, you can’t go wrong with options that not only provide cardio but strength-training, too. Combined with a healthy diet, workouts that make your body move will burn calories and make you stronger are essential for shedding extra weight and getting healthier.

Read on to learn more about how strength-training and cardio exercises can help you reach your fitness and athletic goals.

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Starting healthy habits at age 60—and beyond

When is the last time you jogged up a staircase? Bounced to your feet after sitting on the floor? Dashed to the kitchen to pull something from the oven?

Time makes us wiser, but it also takes a toll on our bodies. As you age, you might have started to notice that some things you did with ease when you were younger now take a little more time and effort these days, better health after age 60 is possible.

All seniors experience some occasional aches, but growing older doesn’t have to come with chronic soreness and debilitating pain that keep you from doing what you love.

There are a variety of things you can do and changes you can make—even today!—that will make a difference in how you feel.

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Medication assisted treatment for opioid addiction

It is no secret that opioid addiction is an ongoing challenge in healthcare across the country. The consequences of untreated addiction to opioids or any other substance can be tragic for addicted individuals, their families, and entire communities. In 2017, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) declared the opioid epidemic to be a public health emergency. Since then, HHS estimates that 10.3 million people misused prescription opioids in 2018, causing 130+ deaths every day from opioid-related drug overdoses. 

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