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Make a Healthy Plan for Success in 2021

Don’t just wish for better health in 2024 – plan for it! We’ve put together this Healthy Plan Checklist to help you get focused on how you will achieve your health goals this year. Print this page to make your plan for better health in 2024. My 2024 Healthy Plan Checklist Make your annual wellness visit Check your BMI Book […]

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Five Reasons You Should See Your Doctor Every Year

As your partners in health, Griffin Health believes a yearly visit to your doctor is critical to maintaining and managing your health for the longterm. Our focus on wellness exams at Griffin Faculty Physicians is on the prevention of serious diseases, so you stay healthy, avoid or delay the onset of diseases, and take control of your health. Here are the […]

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Lung Cancer Causes, Symptoms, and Prevention

Lung cancer is a disease in which cancer cells grow in the lungs. The most common type of lung cancer are: Non-small cell lung cancer—generally grows and spreads more slowly (most common) Small cell lung cancer—generally grows more quickly and is more likely to spread to other parts of the body Lung Cancer. Causes Cancer occurs when cells in the […]

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Sweet Treats to Beat the Heat

Summer is here and the temperatures are rising. As the days get hotter, cooking is less appealing than binging on ice cream or a cold berry mojito. But have no fear. Here are some healthier recipes for cold treats that can satisfy your sweet tooth. Low-cal Strawberry Limeade Ingredients 1½ cups strawberries ¾ cup fresh lime juice 1½ teaspoons sweetener […]

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Healthy Summer Grilling Recipes

Try these summer grilling recipes for a light and refreshing meal your family will love, including a healthy desert! Grilled Swordfish and Coriander Lime Butter Serves 2 Ingredients 1 1/2 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened 1 teaspoon freshly grated lime zest 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice 1 small garlic clove, minced 1 tablespoon minced fresh coriander leaves Two 6- to 8-ounce […]

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How to Know If You Are a Stress-Eater

“Stress eating,” also called “emotional eating,” refers to eating food in response to feelings rather than to your body’s signals, especially when you are not hungry. Causes There are many different causes for stress eating. Some people stress eat when they are sad or lonely. Other times, eating can be a way of avoiding problems or tasks. If we know […]

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Having a Baby: The Man’s Role

Thinking about starting a family? A little common sense coupled with an ounce or two of prevention can go a long way in having a healthy child. Once you and your partner decide you’re ready to be parents, you probably want to get the baby show on the road right away. For couples actively seeking pregnancy, it can take months […]

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Planning a Pregnancy

The decision to have a baby is one of the biggest you will make in your lifetime. When you are ready to take this step, there are a few things you can do to have a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby. A Preconception Healthcare Visit Schedule a preconception visit with your doctor before you try to get pregnant. During […]

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