Archive | July, 2018

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How to Put a Healthier Spin on Summertime Sweets

Summer is filled with sugary goodies that can tempt kids — and kids at heart. As temperatures spike over 100 degrees, grab-and-go popsicles and endless varieties of ice cream can sometimes seem like the only option to cool down. However, there are ways to swap in a few healthier items. To inspire you to think […]

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True or False: What to Know When It Comes to Sun Protection

We’re in the heat of summer, and many people are rushing off to cool down in pools or nearby lakes. But before you seek relief from the heat, it’s important to first take the time to protect your skin. Below, Dr. Jennifer Malin, UnitedHealthcare’s senior medical director of oncology and genetics, sets the record straight […]

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Make Your Health a Priority this Summer

While some people talk about getting a “beach body” for summer, fitness is more than just a matter of aesthetics – it can mean the difference between a long life and premature death. Studies show 80 percent or more of premature chronic conditions, such as heart attack, stroke or diabetes, are caused by modifiable lifestyle […]

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