Asthma: Avoiding Triggers and Preventing Flare-Ups

Asthma is treated with medication – usually a prescription inhaler – but there are also things that patients with asthma can do to reduce the risk of a flare-up without medication. Let’s go over some of the most common triggers for asthma flare-ups or attacks.
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When Was the Last Time You Stretched?

One of the biggest mistakes when it comes to stretching is jumping right into it without knowing what you’re doing. Oftentimes people will start stretching too quickly and hurt themselves unintentionally. By keeping a few basics in mind, stretching becomes second nature. Here are a few tips on stretching effectively and safely.
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The Power of Walking

You don’t need a complicated workout. Walking is a fantastic way to increase your physical activity with no need for any equipment, fancy training or coaching. Plus, with the sun out, you can get fit, enjoy the outdoors, and soak in some Vitamin D all at the same time. Adults should ideally be getting at least 150 minutes of moderate to intense aerobic physical activity every week and walking is an excellent way to accomplish that weekly goal.
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Beat the Biggest Health Issues in Latino and Asian Communities

April celebrates National Minority Health Month, providing the perfect opportunity to raise awareness on health issues facing the two largest communities served by SOMOS Community Care – the Latino and Asian communities – and tips on addressing them in order to stay healthy.
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Sneaky Vegetables

By Denisse OllerSometimes even as adults we don’t want to eat the healthiest options. For instance, I know kale is a beneficial addition to any meal since it’s low in calories, high in fiber, and has zero fat, but I just cannot bring myself to eat it often. However, it’s
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Are You Getting Necessary Nutrients?

As National Nutrition Month, March is the perfect opportunity to evaluate eating habits to make sure you are getting all the necessary nutrients to stay healthy. But what do nutrition and nutrients really mean? How do you know if you are eating the right amount of nutrients? What nutrients should you be keeping track of? Here are some key definitions and explanations that give a well-rounded view of what nutrition really means.
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4 Workout Ideas You Can Easily Do at Home

Now that January has come to an end, it is easy to lose momentum in the dreary February months and to stay committed to a New Year’s resolution – especially when that resolution involves going to the gym. Nobody wants to leave the comfort of their homes and face a cold February day or night to go to the gym.
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5 Ways to Prevent Heart Disease

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. As February is American Heart Month, we’re providing you with some tools and tips to help protect your heart.
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A Heart Healthy Dinner for Your Sweetheart

Valentine’s Day is all about hearts. Stores are filled with heart shaped cards and candy, bears holding hearts that say ‘I Love You’, and heart covered clothing. Not even pizza is immune from the being turned into a heart on Valentine’s Day. With all this joy and celebration around the shape that symbolizes love, let’s not forget the heart inside your loved one’s chest.
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New Year, New Healthy You

By: Denisse Oller In many cultures, the Holiday Season – revolves around the three Fs: fun, family and food. Whether it’s coquito or fried dumplings, holiday treats are delicious and pay homage to our cultures, but they are not always healthy. That’s why the holidays have a strong reputation of
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