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Making Quarantine Fu for the Kids

Making Quarantine Fun for Kids

As many of us find ourselves socially distancing from one another and staying isolated, we know many parents are having a hard time sorting through all of the resources available. Here is a list of our top five things to do with the kids while in isolation. 1. Check out all of the exciting things…

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Staying active while working remotely

Staying Active while Working Remotely

If working remotely full-time is new for you, you may be wondering how you can be active during this time. Staying active not only improves your health, but your productivity. Here are a few tips you can use today. Turn on your favorite tunes. Whether you want to dance, stand or take a moment to…

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Ways to Nourish Your Soul During a Health Crisis

Even in the midst of this global pandemic, we can find ways to focus on our spirituality. Spirituality is connecting with others, but most importantly, with yourself. By tuning into the present moment, our senses come alive and we’re able to see with clarity and focus. So, how do we remain in the present moment,…

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Relax and Recharge during Stress Awareness Month

Each year in April, the Health Resource Network (HRN), a non-profit health education organization, sponsors  Stress Awareness Month. This is a national, cooperative effort to inform people about the dangers of stress, successful coping strategies, and harmful misconceptions about stress that are prevalent in our society. As we navigate these uncertain times, it’s especially important…

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Welcome: A Note from Our Team

The Wellbeing Network, a joint production of the Winter Park Health Foundation and Growing Bolder, is proud to be sharing this Update as part of our new The Daily Well initiative launched in response to the COVID-19 forced closure of the Center for Health & Wellbeing (CHWB.) A virtual village of resources, digital programs, opportunities…

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Plant-Based Diets: The Science of Healthy Eating

Plant-Based Diets: The Science of Healthy Eating

From protein-rich, plant-based hamburgers to fresh leafy greens, plant-based diets are all the rage! More and more Americans are catching onto this trendy diet because of the science behind it. The plant-based diet eliminates processed vegan or vegetarian alternatives, excess salt, sugary foods, fatty or greasy fried foods, processed foods and even refined carbohydrates. Some…

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Colon cancer

Three Facts About Colon Cancer That Could Save Your Life

Simple screenings are the key to preventing diseases like colorectal cancer, a leading cause of cancer deaths among Americans. A colorectal screening can not only detect the presence of cancer, it may even prevent it from forming. This is because it can detect polyps — growths that your doctor can remove before they turn into…

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contact burn

How to Dodge a Preventable Contact Burn

Reduce the risk of contact burns with this quick guide:   Pavement Burns When it’s 77 degrees outside, the asphalt can reach a scorching 125 degrees. Therefore, take precautions before walking outside alone or with your pets. Hair Appliance or Hot Object Burns Have a discussion with your children about the dangers of playing with…

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Heart Health Month: Find and Follow Your Passion

They say if you do what you love every day, you won’t work a day in your life. There is some truth to that saying ­– follow your heart, and you’ll live a life of purpose, passion and contentment. And, it turns out there are a lot of health benefits to living a life of…

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How to read blood pressure results

How to Read and Understand Your Blood Pressure Results

The terms “high blood pressure” and “hypertension” are often brought up in doctors’ offices, articles and conversations about your overall health, but many still don’t know exactly what the numbers mean. Understanding why you should pay attention to important medical indicators is the first step to enjoying whole health. That’s why we’re focusing on blood pressure…

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