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5 diet mistakes even smart women make

Think you know how to diet? Then why haven’t you reached your weight-loss goal? Here are some common dieting mistakes and their fixes to help you get back on track and shed pounds. For some helpful tips on the correct way to follow a diet, check out...

6 health tricks you need to know – right now

Want to lose weight, get smarter, be more attractive or get the sympathy you deserve? Then what are you waiting for? Getting healthy just got real. Learn a few simple and effective ways to help your body get and stay healthy from this post on the...

What the Health? Are tanning beds safer than sunlight?

“Beauty is pain.” We’ve all heard this mantra and know someone who goes to great lengths to achieve their beauty goals. Perhaps they go to a tanning bed to get that “healthy glow,” insisting that they’re safer than sunlight – right? After all...

Can you hear me now? Coping with hearing loss

After decades of listening to the lawn mower, loud music, city traffic or noisy machinery, the human ear often begins to falter. High-pitched sounds usually fade first – birds chirping, telephones ringing, even women’s voices. And age-related...

Classic chicken noodle soup with a twist!

Put a heart-healthy spin on your favorite homemade classic.
For tips on making a healthy chicken noodle soup without sacrificing the classic taste, check out this post on the Your Health Today blog.

6 heart-healthy habits

On average, a healthy adult heart beats more than 100,000 times per day. Almost every second of every day, our hearts pump blood through our bodies and keep us alive. As such, it only makes sense that we take care of our hearts. Learn a few...

5 diet mistakes even smart women make

Anyone who has tried dieting knows how frustrating it can be to not see quick results. After putting in hours at the gym and deliberately avoiding all the sweet and sugary foods that we love, we expect to see a difference. Why, then, after all that...

Winter issue of Your Health Today now available

Ever wondered how to fight off winter weight gain? Curious which diet mistakes even the smartest dieters seem to make? Check out the winter issue of Your Health Today for answers to these and other pressing health questions. If you’re on Jagwire...

Start your holidays off with the gift of self-compassion

The holiday season is upon us. Regardless of the planning and our joyous anticipation of time spent with family, we are entering the most stress-filled time of the year. Paired with the stress is the abundance of sugary and heavy foods, which...

Partnering for patient success

A patient’s chance of surviving a heart attack dramatically increases if the patient or a bystander calls 911 and uses emergency medical services (EMS). That’s why Augusta University Health invests not only in early heart attack care but also in...

Quiz: Test your knowledge about cholesterol

Can you tell fact from fiction when it comes to cholesterol and your health? Answer the questions below to find out your cholesterol IQ.
This this quiz at the Your Health Today blog and learn more about cholesterol.

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