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Core Foods

Core Foods

By Karina Hammer, Certified Holistic Wellness Coach Did you know that we are fed by not just what we eat, but by other areas in our life that “feed” us?  These are what I call Core Foods. Core Foods can nourish us just as much as food can. They satisfy us internally at our core and provide energy on a …

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Wood Floors Are Healthy

Wood Floors Are Healthy

When shopping for Wood Floors, remember this is a life long product of natural beauty and durability. Other positive aspect of wood flooring: It’s affordability, easy to maintain, environmental soundness, and they are healthy for you, not to mention the wide variety and selection. From its sustainable source to its healthy qualities indoors, wood flooring makes a smart choice for …

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JANUARY IS NATIONAL RADON ACTION MONTH

JANUARY IS NATIONAL RADON ACTION MONTH

Licking County historically has the highest radon levels in Ohio. Radon is a naturally occurring, invisible, odorless gas that is harmlessly dispersed in outdoor air; but when trapped in buildings, can be harmful at elevated levels. The United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) has determined that radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the U.S., second to smoking. …

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5 Ways Your Fitness Roadblocks Are All in Your Head

5 Ways Your Fitness Roadblocks Are All in Your Head

By Janelle Keith Discouragement hit me when I least expected it. You see, I’d been consistently doing what I needed to reach my fitness goals. I was doing the work and making good choices, so I expected to see progress. But when I didn’t see it, I wanted to give up on my goals. All my good efforts seemed lost and …

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Hypothyroidism: A Hidden Menace

Hypothyroidism

We’ve all experienced changes in our bodies from time to time that seem more of a nuisance than a medical issue. Take, for example, forgetfulness or fatigue, difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep, perhaps even muscle or joint pain. Too often we chalk these symptoms up to the stresses of modern life or simply getting older. And that may seem to …

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The Evolution of the Mattress

Sleep Outfitters

Sleep Outfitters flashes back to major mattress innovations By Adam Turner In the beginning, there was earth, man, and darkness. It’s only natural that we’d want to take advantage of that nighttime respite to catch some rest, which we came to call sleep. With time came resources, and with those resources we crafted superior vessels to the mysterious and irresistible …

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Sexual Violence – Prevent sexual assault before it starts.

Sexual Violence - Prevent sexual assault before it starts.

Sexual violence is a very serious public health problem that affects millions of women and men. In the United States, 1 in 5 women have experienced completed or attempted rape, and about 1 in 15 men have been made to penetrate someone in their lifetime. Most victims first experienced sexual violence before age 25. Statistics underestimate the problem because many …

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Winter Safe Driving Tips

Winter Safe Driving Tips

Reduce your speed! . When it snows, use your head not your feet. Slow down for wet, snowy, or icy conditions; when visibility is poor; or when conditions are changing or unpredictable; no matter what type of vehicle you drive. Even an SUV with four-wheel drive may not be able to stop any faster, or maintain control any better, once …

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The Hibernation Situation

The Hibernation Situation

Sleep Outfitters explores why some hibernate and some don’t By Adam Turner When temperatures plummet and the seasonal blues kick in, a familiar thought often blows through with the winter winds: “I wish I could just hibernate through all of this!” It certainly has an allure. Why can’t we just choose to tap out and rest for weeks on end? …

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What is Overactive Bladder?

What is Overactive Bladder

Overactive Bladder (OAB) isn’t a disease. It’s the name of a group of urinary symptoms. The most common symptom of OAB is a sudden urge to urinate that you can’t control. Some people will leak urine when they feel this urge. Having to urinate many times during the day and night is another symptom of OAB. As many as 30 …

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