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Common Winter Sports Injuries And How To Prevent Them

Lots of people are thrilled when winter arrives, and they can finally enjoy skiing, snowboarding, sledding, ice skating, ice hockey, and all the other cold weather sports.  It’s fun until there is an accident. The most common  injuries range from fractures, breaks, sprains, strains, and dislocations. Let’s learn more about the most common winter sports injuries and how to prevent them.

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How Can Diabetes Affect My Bone And Joint Health?

Those with diabetes are quite familiar about how it affects their blood sugar, their kidneys, and their eyes and heart. Unfortunately, many are not aware of how diabetes can affect their joints until they are faced with an orthopedic problem.

It is a lesser known consequence of diabetes, and at that point many begin to ask: how can diabetes affect my bone and joint health?

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Maximizing Your Health Insurance Benefits Before The End Of The Year

Maximizing your health insurance benefits before the end of the year should be a priority for you and your family. Don’t give up extra benefits just because you are busy or have forgotten about these perks. Now is exactly the time to review what you are still entitled to.

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How Often Should You Visit Your Primary Care Physician?

Everyone knows to see their primary care doctor if they have fever and a sore throat. That’s an easy call. How often you should visit your primary care physician is another matter. There is no set answer, nor timetable for everyone, but there are some guidelines.

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Why Regular Physical Activity Is So Important For Your Health

Most of us might respond “duh” to this statement, but we wonder if you really know why regular physical activity is so important for your health. We doubt you are aware of all the benefits so keep reading and learn the importance of regular physical activity. Essentially, get ready for a pep talk.

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How To Choose The Right Sunscreen

You know it’s important to wear sunscreen. You know it’s important to wear it even when it’s not summertime. You also know it’s even more important to use sunscreen in the summer when we are outside longer hours and when the sun is the hottest.

You know all these things and try to put them into practice, but do you know how to choose the right sunscreen?

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