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Tips from the Care Team

Improving your quality of life by creating healthy habits may seem overwhelming at times. Eating better, being more active, stressing less, and living more… These goals are easier said than done. Friendly, relatable, and authoritative advice from the Care Team at USPM makes becoming healthier that much more attainable. Follow our blog for wellness tips, life hacks, and personal stories to motivate and encourage you on your pursuit of a healthier you!

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Give Your Heart Some Love

Your heart spreads love to the people around you. But you may forget how important it is to take care of it and keep it

Casey Preston

Stop Drinking Your Calories

Did you know sugar-sweetened beverages are the leading sources of added sugars in American diets? Drinking sugary drinks has been associated with weight gain/obesity, type

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November is American Diabetes Month

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month in the United States. Across the globe, World Diabetes Day is observed on November 14, the birthday of Dr.

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Is Cow’s Milk Moo-ving Out?

Have you been to the dairy section of the grocery store lately? If you have, you may have noticed some difficulty finding your favorite cow’s

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What’s All The Hype on Whole Grains?

The current Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends that half of the grains we eat be whole grains. We have heard a lot lately about whole

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National Cancer Survivors Day

Did you know that there are more than 15.5 million cancer survivors in the United States and 32 million around the world? National Cancer Survivors

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome

April is Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Awareness Month and we are happy to raise awareness on this topic that we know is not among the

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World Health Day 2019

World Health Day is a chance to celebrate health, and this year’s theme is Universal Health Coverage: Health for all – everyone, everywhere. Advocacy events

Christina Lewis

Flu Facts You Should Know

The “flu” is the common term for influenza, which is a viral infection that targets the respiratory system. The flu will normally be resolved on

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Suicide Rates Rising Across the U.S.

USPM is taking this time to share information and resources in an effort to bring awareness to this difficult topic. Considered one of the biggest

Jennifer Martin

Don’t Let Falls Trip You Up

According to the World Health Organization, falls are the second leading cause of accidental or unintentional injury deaths worldwide1. It is estimated that 646,000 fatal

Jennifer Martin

Tips for Self-Managing Your Health

A chronic illness is one that is ongoing versus an acute illness which doesn’t last very long, typically less than 12 weeks. An example of

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5 Tips to Reduce Stress This Year

Stress is inevitable – We can’t avoid it, but we can reduce our stress and learn strategies to deal with it in healthier ways. Not

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The Dangers of Energy Drinks

Over the last decade, energy drinks have risen in popularity among teens and adults. Marketed with flashy slogans and promises of better focus and performance,

Jennifer Martin

Prediabetes: What You Need to Know

One out of 3 American adults has prediabetes – that’s 86 million people. And, 9 out of 10 of them don’t even know they have

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Understanding Drug Abuse and Addiction

According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 21.5 million American adults (aged 12 and older) battled a substance use disorder in 2014.

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Spread Kindness for a Happier You

Kindness can create a virtuous cycle that promotes lasting happiness and altruism. Kindness is contagious. Once you start doing nice things for others, you might

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Step It Up This October With Walking

Walking is a great way to increase your physical activity and improve your health. It’s an easy way to start and maintain a physically active

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Taking Care of Your Mental Health

From childhood to adulthood, mental health is a part of your life every step of the way. It includes our psychological, emotional, and social wellbeing.

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Grocery Shopping on a Budget

When it comes to grocery shopping, preparation is key. You should plan to go to the grocery store with a well thought out list, and

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Break Free From Financial Stress

About half of Americans believe they are unprepared for a sudden financial need such as the purchase of a new car, appliance or furniture or

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Stress and Your Heart’s Health

You may be surprised to learn that you might be bringing unnecessary stress into your life by your own choices and lifestyle habits. It’s important

Casey Preston

Grill Like a Pro & Stay Safe This Summer

Cooking outdoors was once only a summer activity shared with family and friends. Now more than half of Americans say they are cooking outdoors year

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Impact of Alcohol on Health

We know nutrition and exercise are ways to improve our health, but it’s also important to discuss alcohol consumption and the impact of excessive alcohol

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Men: Take Charge of Your Health

June is Men’s Health Month and we would like to focus on increasing awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of

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Depression Affects More Than We Think

Depression is a common but serious medical condition that can cause severe symptoms affecting how you think, feel, and act. The CDC estimates that more

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Transforming Health Care Holistically

What’s the difference between wellness and wellbeing? While wellness refers to the physical health of an individual, wellbeing is the holistic view of the individual’s

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Debunking the Weight Loss & Diet Myths

Learn the facts and tips about weight loss, nutrition, and physical activity to help you make healthy changes in your daily habits. Dietary Myths Speak

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Fruits and Veggies: More Matters

You’ve probably heard it all your life — eating fruits and vegetables is important for good health, however, most of us still aren’t getting enough.

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Investing in Our Future: Our Children

It’s easier to establish healthy behaviors during childhood than having to change unhealthy behaviors during adulthood. Chronic conditions are becoming increasingly common among children and

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Raising Awareness of Rare Diseases

7,000 may not seem like such a big number. But 30,000,000 definitely is. According to the National Institute of Health, about 7,000 rare diseases exist,

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Journey to Better Stress Management

Stress! This one word may set your nerves on edge. Everyone feels stressed from time to time. Some people cope with stress more effectively than

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Cervical Health Awareness & Cervical Cancer

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, and there’s a lot people can do to prevent cervical cancer. HPV (human papillomavirus) is a very common infection

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Create Your Healthy New Year

It’s that time of the year when we evaluate and set our health goals. Goal setting can be challenging but it doesn’t have to be.

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5 Ways to Spread Workplace Wellness

Look around, and you’ll notice we are spending the greatest amount of our time at work; most full-time employees will spend over 2,000 hours at