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Flu Prevention Tips

Having the flu is awful. The aches, the pains, and it can last if the strain is a particularly brutal one. No one wants to feel like that, so the best plan is to plan. We’re talking about flu prevention—like getting your flu shot—which is seriously important. Just like wearing your mask nowadays to keep […]
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Health Benefits of Swimming

An exercise that is especially beneficial to seniors is swimming. Water exercises allow the elderly to get in better shape without adding stress or strain on the body. Here are just a few of the health benefits swimming offers to older adults: Improves Heart Health Swimming makes your heart stronger and larger and improves your […]
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The History of the Pledge of Allegiance

The Pledge of Allegiance has had several iterations throughout its history. Captain George T. Balch, a veteran of the Civil War who later became an auditor of the New York Board of Education, wrote the first widely used pledge. It was as follows: We give our heads and hearts to God and our country; one […]
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How to stay hydrated throughout the summer

Not drinking adequate amounts of water leads to dehydration. When the temperatures rise, it is easy to get dehydrated, but sometimes drinking water just doesn’t hit the spot. Signs of dehydration include dark urine, fatigue, dizziness, extreme thirst, and confusion. Even mild dehydration can make you feel rundown and tired. More severe dehydration can be […]
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Taking Care of Mental Health During This Time Staying-at-Home

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Dr. Amy Acton, the Director of the Ohio Department of Health, made the order back in March for everyone not employed in essential work to stay at home because of the COVID-19 pandemic. It has been nearly a month since that order went into effect. The positive effects are already […]

What You Need to Know About COVID-19

Early information out of China, where COVID-19 first started, shows that some people are at higher risk of getting very sick from this illness. This includes: If a COVID-19 outbreak happens in your community, it could last for a long time. (An outbreak is when a large number of people suddenly get sick.) Depending on […]