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Preparing for Seasonal Allergies

Seasonal allergies have a tendency to sneak up on you and make you feel less productive than usual. Sneezing, nasal congestion, itchy, watery eyes, and a runny nose all make it difficult to concentrate on daily activities. So, when allergy season starts, be prepared to take it on. Here are a few tips on how…

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Getting a Healthy Start to Your Day

Setting up a morning routine is a terrific method to restart your self-improvement and urge you to think about your days and life more thoughtfully. Over time, you will notice improvements and become happier. You can become happier, healthier, and more mentally healthy by changing your habits. Follow these tips for a great start: Drink…

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Eating Tips for a Healthy Colon

According to the American Cancer Society, diets high in vegetables, fruits, and whole grains and low in red and processed meats have been linked to a lower risk of colon cancer. Follow these four dietary suggestions to help promote healthy colon health: Add plant-based foods to your diet. Eating a diet rich in whole grains,…

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March is National Nutrition Month

Happy National Nutrition Month! With this year’s theme being “Celebrate a World of Flavors”, The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is inspiring us to experience different cultures through food. As a federally qualified community health center, we truly appreciate diversity and the uniqueness of others. So, help us celebrate National Nutrition Month by adding a…

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Mindfulness Matters

A beginner’s guide to understanding mindfulness. What exactly is mindfulness? Mindfulness is defined as a type of meditation in which you focus on being intensely aware of what you’re sensing and feeling in the moment, without interruption or judgement. The best way to begin mindfulness is to just start! Practicing mindfulness has been linked to…

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Try this Sweet and Salty Snack Recipe!

Sweet and salty, for some, is a perfect match—it checks off all the boxes and satisfies your cravings. This salted chocolate popcorn trail mix is simple to make and free of gluten and dairy. Not to mention an extremely delicious and healthy snack. Ingredients: 1/4 cup jumbo popcorn kernels 1/4 cup dark chocolate (I used about a…

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Water You Doing About Dehydration?

Summer is in full swing, which means more time is being spent out in the hot sun.  With increased time in the heat, are you consuming enough water?  The fact is, most Americans are not.  Dehydration is when your body is losing more liquids than you are taking in.  Symptoms of Dehydration include thirst, dry…

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THE PRIMARY HEALTH NETWORK AWARDED VARIOUS ACCREDITATIONS FROM THE JOINT COMMISSION

Primary Health Network (PHN) has earned its 6th consecutive Gold Seal of Approval through the Joint Commission for Ambulatory Health Care, Behavioral Health, and Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Accreditations by demonstrating continuous compliance with its nationally-recognized standards. The Gold Seal of Approval is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing…

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Managing Seasonal Allergies

Did you know that in some parts of the United States, spring allergies start as early as February? When we have mild winter temperatures some plants pollinate early, causing you to experience those all-too-familiar symptoms earlier than you expected. In addition, more than two-thirds of people with spring allergies actually have symptoms year-round.Seasonal allergic rhinitis,…

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