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“There will always be a reason why you meet people. Either you need them to change your life or you’re the one that will change theirs.”

– Angel Flonis Harefa”

People enter your life for many reasons. How have you impacted others? How have others impacted you?

Thoughtful Tuesday

“With a new day comes new strength and new thoughts”- Eleanor Roosevelt

Waking up in the morning is not always an easy task, but every day is always a new beginning. It’s up to you to seize the day and keep a positive attitude. How will you

Thoughtful Tuesday

I have found that if you love life, life will love you back.”
–Arthur Rubenstein

It’s all a matter of perspective. What do you love most about life right now?

Here’s What You Really Need to Know about Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a condition that interrupts your regular breathing pattern at night and prevents your body from receiving an adequate amount of oxygen. Although sleep apnea is a common condition that affects approximately 22 million US adults, nearly 80% of sleep apnea cases remain undiagnosed. Sleep apnea is

How to Spice Up Your Water

We all know how important it is to stay hydrated throughout the day. After all, more than half of the human body is made of water. But let’s face it – sometimes it’s hard to reach for another glass of plain, tasteless water day after day. Here are some of our

The Heart of the Matter

Cardiovascular disease occurs when plaque builds up in the blood vessels over time, causing blockages in the heart and other vessels throughout the body. In recent years, the prevalence of cardiovascular disease amongst men and women in the US has been on the rise, according to a study from the American

Thoughtful Tuesday

“When you change the way you think, you change the way you feel. When you change the way you feel, you change the way you act. When you change the way you act, you change your life.”

Whether it’s adding a few minutes of exercise to your daily

FCCI’s Amputation Prevention Center


Woodrow Buie had reached the last resort. He was facing a wound that could not heal without proper blood flow. It seemed that his options were becoming more limited and he was at risk for amputation. Continue reading “FCCI’s Amputation Prevention Center” »

Health Hacks: College Edition

It’s never too early to start monitoring your heart health. The reality is that heart disease can affect anyone – even college students. Now is the time to start forming heart healthy habits that you can practice throughout your life. Not sure where to start? Keep reading to learn more about

Grilling May Increase Your Risk of High Blood Pressure

With summer in full swing, it seems like the perfect time to get outside and fire up the grill. From backyard BBQ’s to pool parties, summer and grilling go hand-in-hand. But did you know that regularly grilling your food may increase your risk of developing high blood pressure? Continue

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