Tag Archives: Wellness

Smart Ways to Exercise on Bad Air Days

Unfortunately, the air contains pollutants that can cause respiratory problems especially for people with allergies, asthma, and those who like to exercise outdoors. Understanding the pollution levels in your city or town can help you to reduce your exposure to … Continue reading

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Tips to Keep Your Lungs Healthy

Breathing is a subconscious activity that is often taken for granted. Its main function is to provide an essential nutrient to each cell in the body – oxygen. However, only 50 percent of the lungs’ capacity is used while at … Continue reading

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Best Foods for Lung Health

The respiratory system consists of the mouth, nose, trachea, throat and lung. This system has direct contact with the environment and exposure to harmful substances such as tobacco smoke and bacteria, which can cause damage to airways and reduce oxygen … Continue reading

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What is Thirdhand Smoke?

Ever walked into a room and smelled cigarette smoke even though there was no one smoking? Although physical smoke may not be present, nicotine residue from cigarette smoke may linger in the environment on walls, carpets, furniture, dust particles, clothing, etc. … Continue reading

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6 Tips to Improve Leadership Skills

Strong leaders are often thought of as outgoing and dominant, but there are a number of ways for those with “quiet” personalities to lead effectively. Good listening skills, the ability to thrive in collaborative environments, and openness to new ideas … Continue reading

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Sunscreen Myths Debunked

Clear up misunderstandings about sunscreen to protect yourself this summer! 1) I can skip it – UVA and UVB rays can still cause sun damage on cloudy days. Apply sunscreen whether you will be outside for 15 minutes or 5 … Continue reading

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Tips to Prevent Heat-Related Illnesses

Beyond skin damage, overexposure to the sun can lead to illness and even death. Heat-related deaths and illness are preventable yet over 600 people succumb to extreme heat annually. Extreme heat can affect the body by causing very high body … Continue reading

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