How to Tell the Difference Between Muscle Soreness or Injury

A little bit of muscle soreness after a workout is your body’s natural reaction to exercise. In fact, a little bit of inflammation is part of how the body signals that it’s going to rebuild. Especially when you’re new to working out – even if the exercise is gentle yoga or moderate-paced walking – little tears in the muscles are how they grow back bigger and...
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Here’s Some Not-So-Sweet News: Sugar-Free Drinks Can Damage Your Teeth

It’s well known that sugar-filled sodas, sports drinks, and juices can be bad for your teeth. Now, a new study shows that although diet sodas have benefits like being a calorie-free alternative that can help with weight control and can also potentially benefit those who need to control their blood sugar levels, such as people with diabetes - sugar-free sodas share some of the great...
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Your Eyes Aren’t Playing Tricks on You: There Is A Higher Risk of Blurred Vision in Winter

Did you know eye health problems can become a big problem during the winter months? New research shows that temporary blurred vision is far more likely to occur in winter when the atmosphere is cooler. Symptoms of temporary blurred vision, especially if you already have issues with dry eyes, can be potentially dangerous. But although this can be a serious problem, there is good...
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BBB Warns of New Phone Scam Across the Country

Along with email and online scams, there is a recent trend across the country that the Better Business Bureau (BBB) is warning the public to be vigilant towards. Scammers are calling and texting potential victims, claiming to be calling from The Consumer Financial Bureau. Seniors are the primary targets for these callers. People have been scammed out of thousands of dollars and some have...
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