Chris Carlee

What’s the Risk? | Controlling Cardiovascular Disease

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Chutes and Ladders, Monopoly, and Parcheesi. I remember one particular board game called Risk. The object of the game was to occupy every territory on the board and, in doing so, eliminate the other players. The players controlled armies and tried to capture territories from other players. The results were largely determined by dice rolls.

Lacey Durrance

What Does Organic Mean?

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Such a small word means so many things! While “organic” is often viewed in a positive light, many people may not know what it means for a food to be organic. Nationally regulated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the organic seal takes a lot to earn! Check out the criteria:

Lacey Durrance

Are You Choosing the Right Milk?

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America is all about that milk, ‘bout that milk, but no dairy! Walking through the grocery store, one might be perplexed and overwhelmed by the number of dairy-free milk options. While milk is a common allergen, the boost in dairy alternatives likely stems from the shift to plant-based diets as we learn more about the benefits in doing so, as well as the appeal of some novel milk flavors — honey, almond coconut and chocolate left me tempted.

Dr. Jannifer Harper

Why Did You Become a Nurse? | National Nurses Week

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National Nurses Week is celebrated annually from May 6 through May 12, to coincide with the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the inspiration for modern nursing.

Florida Blue’s 292 nurses play an integral role in the success of the company, supporting our members through a number of health care programs focusing on utilization, case and disease management, wellness, and quality. These dedicated, skilled professionals work very hard to understand our members’ health care needs while leading them to better health care solutions.

Michelle Schurman

A Beginner’s Guide to Yoga

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Beginner's Guide to Yoga

Want to try a yoga class but not sure what to expect? Yoga is not just for people who are flexible or want to meditate. Yes, yoga does make the connection to the mind and the body but it may not always be from a meditation stand point.