Take the Heart Health Awareness Month Challenge

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February is American Heart Month. Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States1. This month, we want to empower you to make heart-healthy choices. Prevention starts with understanding the risks and making small lifestyle changes.

Together, we can fight back against heart disease and stroke. Participate in the Heart Health Challenge, and be one-step closer. Continue reading

New Year’s Resolution: Tobacco Cessation

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Making a New Year’s resolution can be one of the positive things about starting a new year. If you are one of the nearly 7 in 101 smokers in the United States who want to quit, make a resolution to get started in 2017. Smoking is the leading cause of preventable disease and death in the United States, and quitting now can cut your risk and leave you feeling stronger and healthier. Continue reading

Done Is Better Than Perfect

We all have things in life we are not excited about, such as school or work assignments, working out, home improvement projects, etc. Pushing through these tasks can feel dreadful—we do anything to avoid actually getting started. The longer we procrastinate, the more likely things are to sit on our ‘to do list’ week after week, or eventually fall off completely. At some point this all catches up to us, which leads to conflict, more stress, and yes, you guessed it—putting things off longer. Continue reading