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Get Into the Game! Benefits of Joining a Rec League

Looking to meet some new people while indulging your competitive side? Rec leagues offer a great way to stay in shape and also play the game you love. Sports ranging from softball to water polo and everything in between are offered for adults at every level. Get together a group of friends or coworkers and join in on the fun!

Digital Super Tracker

The U.S. Department of Agriculture offers a free resource that allows you to create a personalized nutrition and physical activity plan; track the food you eat and your physical activities; and compare nutrition information on over 8,000 foods side-by-side!

Four Healthy Hanukkah Swaps

Are you looking forward to your favorite holiday foods, but not to the added calories? By making a few conscious choices about food ingredients, you can indulge guilt free this holiday season. Check out these 4 healthier swaps for traditional Hanukkah dishes.

Family Health History and the Holidays

Family members share more than just matching holiday sweaters; they also share genes, lifestyles and environments that may influence their health and risk of chronic disease. The Holidays offer a great opportunity to discuss your family’s health history while everyone is gathered. Having a family member with a chronic disease or condition like cancer, high blood pressure, diabetes and heart disease may increase your risk of developing that disease. Understanding your family history and discussing it with your primary care physician is an important step to preventing disease in individuals and their close relatives.

Bladder Health Awareness

November is Bladder Health Awareness month. Knowing the symptoms is very important since most bladder cancer can be diagnosed early and treated. By taking a few preventive steps, you can reduce your chances of getting bladder cancer.