Dec 09, 2013
Sleepy student wearing santa hat while studying

Sleep Soundly During the Holidays

The holiday season, as known by many, is the most wonderful time of the year. You know, there will be Parties for hosting… Marshmallows for toasting… And caroling out in the snow… And the song goes on.  But we all know that the holiday season can be one of the… Read more »

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Dec 09, 2013

Know Your Flu Shot Facts

It’s that time of year again! Flu season is upon us and we need to start thinking about how to stay flu-free.  Although washing your hands and disinfecting surfaces are helpful, the flu virus is highly contagious and should not be taken lightly. Flu Shot Complications According to the CDC,… Read more »

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Dec 07, 2013

7 Simple Ways to Keep Your Back Healthy

When your back feels good, life is good. Here are some effective, everyday strategies for keeping it that way. Standing: Keeping one foot forward of the other, with knees slightly bent, takes the pressure off your low back. Sitting: Sitting with your knees slightly higher than your hips provides good… Read more »

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Dec 06, 2013

Keeping Your Eyes Healthy While Wearing Contacts

Contact lenses are a safe and effective way for people to enjoy good and comfortable vision without glasses. However, if the proper precautions aren’t taken, they could cause severe eye problems. To Experts at the UPMC Eye Center offer their best advice to keep your eyes healthy while wearing contacts. Keep… Read more »

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