Stress. We have all felt it at different times in our lives. Stress can be a positive experience to help us get through tough situations, deadlines at school or work, health problems, or challenging situations with family or friends. Unfortunately, stress can turn negative when difficult experiences linger over a long period of time. View full article »
Tag Archive: heart disease
Recognizing American Heart Month, February 2011
Many Americans keep their hearts healthy by exercising regularly and carefully watching their diets—eating in moderation those foods with sugar, starch, grease or fat. These are great lifestyle habits, but to maintain a healthy heart it’s also important to take care of your oral health.
Medical professionals have identified a link between coronary heart disease and periodontal disease— an infection in the structures around the teeth. In fact, they believe that individuals with periodontal disease are almost twice as likely to experience coronary heart disease and strokes. View full article »
Recognizing Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 25, 2010
Dating back to the 1620s, the first Thanksgiving was organized in Plymouth, Mass., as an autumn harvest celebration feast between the Plymouth colonists and the Wampanoag Indians. This tradition of pausing to give thanks continues today. Although we may not gather to celebrate a successful harvest, we do take time with family and friends to remember the many blessings in our lives.
You can also show your thankfulness throughout the year in the following ways: View full article »