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Common seasonal allergies and how to find relief

relief from seasonal allergies

Summer is here! With the return of warmer weather and longer days, you probably want to spend as much time outside as possible. But if you suffer from seasonal allergies, you might worry about exposing yourself to outdoor allergy triggers.

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Save a life: Become an organ donor

organ donor Reid hospital IndianaDespite medical advances and greater awareness of organ donation and transplantation, there remains a growing gap between the need for organs and the number of donors out there. According to the American Transplant Foundation, more than 120,000 men, women and children are in need of a lifesaving organ transplant today. An additional name is placed on the national organ transplant waiting list every 12 minutes, and on average, 21 people die each day due to lack of available organs for transplant. (more…)

The health benefits of foam rolling

 benefits of foam rolling

As we age, we lose elasticity in our muscles, joints and connective tissue, causing stiffness and soreness. One way to alleviate these problems is with foam rolling — a safe and effective form of self-massage and stretching that uses a stiff foam cylinder to apply pressure to certain parts of your body.

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