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Move More and Move Often

A 30-minute daily trip to the gym is great but your activity should not stop there.  Adding constant movement throughout the day is even better.  Instead of finishing a workout and calling it quits for the day, make activity a 24/7 priority.  

Confusion About Cancer Is Common

According to a new survey, fewer than half of Americans are aware that some major lifestyle factors -- like not smoking, eating a healthy diet and getting regular exercise -- can affect their cancer risk. 

Drink More Water

The advice varies. But experts agree that drinking water is a must-have healthy habit. 

Eat Clean in 2015

We all want to live long and happy lives, but unhealthy habits can put a kibosh on the quality of those years or even shorten your life. To equip your body for the marathon that is life, there are simple things you can do. One of them is eating clean.

Take a Stand

Research shows that sitting for long hours is linked to poor mental health, a higher risk of death from heart disease and a higher risk of being disabled. Standing a little more each day tones muscles, improves posture, increases blood flow, ramps up metabolism and burns extra calories.

Give It a Rest!

We are all busy with work life, home life and everything in between. We don't have time to get sick.

Chronic Cough: Diagnosis and Treatment

Chronic cough is one of the most common complaints in adults seeking outpatient medical treatment. More than 3.6 billion dollars is spent on over-the-counter medications to treat cough. Fortunately, 90% of people experience relief if a systematic and thorough approach is taken by their doctor.

How to Address Employee Concerns About Ebola

Ebola is a serious disease, and it has created fear for many. But it is important to stay informed and to maintain perspective. Here are tips for alleviating workplace concerns.

Are You Hungry or Thirsty?

A BJC Medical Group physician gives tips for determining if the stomach pains you feel are related to thirst or hunger -- which might prevent unnecessary eating.

The Truth About Diabetes

The American Diabetes Association helps clear up the many myths and misconceptions about this increasingly common condition.

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