5 Ways to Fight Fatigue and Energize Your Life

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Feeling tired is a common complaint people express. Sometimes the self-description morphs into "I feel tired all the time," and experts say that's when extreme tiredness becomes better known as fatigue.

Fatigue, when someone lacks energy and feels exhausted mentally or physically, can negatively impact performance at work, family life, and social relationships. Often, it is not a medical issue, but one that can be reversed by a lifestyle change.

Your Health - Bugged by The Flu or Other Ailments?

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3 Ways Good Nutrition Protects and Heals

As another flu epidemic tears through the U.S., the nation appears almost defenseless.  From flu shots to healthy habits such as hand washing and covering the mouth when coughing, no remedy is infallible.

One of the best bets against getting the flu, experts say, is eating healthier. Good nutrition, according to the American Dietetic Association, can help you avoid the flu by boosting the body's immune system. 

3 Ways Millennials Can Help Their Baby Boomer Parents Get Fit

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Aging baby boomers who neglect their health and fitness don't just harm themselves. Their lifestyles also affect their adult children, who eventually could end up caring for them - both financially and physically - as their health declines.

Of course, that's not the only reason those adult children might feel concerned. They also may like having mom and dad around and want that to continue for years to come.

6 Things You Need to Know About This Flu Season

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Influenza A (H3N2) viruses have been most common this season. H3N2-predominant seasons have tended to be more severe. However, other flu viruses are circulating too, contributing to serious illnesses. This season, the highest hospitalization rates have been in people 65 years and older, followed by people 50-64 years, then children 0-4 years of age. About 90% of influenza A-related hospitalizations in people 65 and older have been associated with H3N2 virus infections. About 20% of influenza A-related hospitalizations in people 50-64 have been associated with H1N1 virus infections.

For 50 Years, 9-1-1 has been there for Emergencies

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Senator Rankin Fite made the first 9-1-1 call February 16, 1698, in Alabama, marking the start of what would become a universal emergency number across the United States. Days later, Nome, Alaska, implemented the same service as the roll out across the country began, according to the National Emergency Number Association, an organization that focuses on 9-1-1 policy and related matters. The effort stemmed from a recommendation by the National Association of Fire Chief in 1957 to have a single number to report fires.


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