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Drinking Enough Water

Drinking Enough Water

Water is the body’s principal chemical component and makes up about 60 percent of a person’s body weight.  Water keeps crucial bodily functions working properly, including digestion, absorption, circulation, creation of saliva, transportation of nutrients, and body temperature control.  Fluid losses occur continuously through skin evaporation, breathing and passing urine and stool – these losses must be replaced daily for good …

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Sleep Outfits – Sleep Outfitters details what you should wear to bed

Sleep Outfits - Sleep Outfitters details what you should wear to bed

By Adam Turner Sleeping on the right mattress is crucial to getting the sleep we need, but we tend to overlook other elements of our sleep environment that contribute to our overall quality of sleep. Keeping it cool, dark, and disruption-free are key, but an oft-neglected factor is just as important: our attire. Despite our name, we at Sleep Outfitters …

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5 Back-to-School Confidence Boosters for Your Kids

5 Back-to-School Confidence Boosters for Your Kids

By Susan Merrill The first day of school at my house ran the gamut from, “I am so excited to go back to school!” to “My stomach hurts. I don’t want to go to school.” In other words, there were years my kids couldn’t wait to go back, and there were other years when the dread they felt made my …

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Mosquito Control in Licking County

Mosquito Control in Licking County

Mosquitoes can be a summertime pest which no one enjoys being bitten by. The best way to avoid mosquito-borne diseases is to take steps to prevent mosquito bites in the first place. The Licking County Health Department (LCHD) reminds Licking County residents about the public health dangers associated with mosquitoes, including mosquito-borne diseases like West Nile Virus, St. Louis Encephalitis, …

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Tobacco Free Program Quit Smoking. Earn Free Diapers. Enroll Today!

Tobacco Free Program Quit Smoking

The Licking County Health Department (LCHD) provides pregnant women in Licking County the support and resources they need to quit smoking through their Baby & Me – Tobacco Free program. The Baby & Me – Tobacco Free program is funded through a grant from the Ohio Department of Health and helps educate pregnant women who smoke on the many benefits …

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How To Prepare Your House For Sale

How To Prepare Your House For Sale

Prepping and staging a house. Every seller wants her home to sell fast and bring top dollar. Does that sound good to you? Well, it’s not luck that makes that happen. It’s careful planning and knowing how to professionally spruce up your home that will send home buyers scurrying for their checkbooks. Here is how to prep a house and …

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A Simple Path

A Simple Path

It was way past midnight.  The house was quiet around me.  Members of my family were nestled snug in their beds.  And there I was, sitting in front of the computer typing away; I had brought my work home once again.  I leaned back in my office chair and swiveled side to side, stretching tired muscles.  My eye caught the title …

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Just You & The Bike: 5 Physical Benefits of Indoor Cycling

Just You & The Bike- 5 Physical Benefits of Indoor Cycling

By Erica Marken You walk into a room amid a sea of water bottles, bright colored spandex and a buzzing crowd of excited participants. You place your towel down, adjust your bike, hop on and take a deep breath. You give the person on the bike next to you a knowing nod. You’re in this together. You both know that you’re …

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LIFTING FOR STRENGTH OR AESTHETICS: KNOW YOUR GOALS

LIFTING FOR STRENGTH OR AESTHETICS

-Article Written by Elite1Fitness Many gym goers commonly mistake a very good physique with lifting a lot of weight.  When in reality, the strongest people in the world don’t have the greatest physiques; and the people with the best physiques are usually no more than decently strong (everything being relative of course).  Of course there are exceptions to this, but in …

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Walking for Your Health

Licking Memorial Health Systems

Walking is a great way to improve or maintain overall health.  Just 30 minutes every day can increase cardio vascular and pulmonary (heart and lung) fitness, strengthen bones, improve balance, reduce excess body fat, and boost muscle power and endurance.  Walking improves management of ailments such as hypertension (high blood pressure), high cholesterol and joint and muscular pain or stiffness.  …

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