Archive for the ‘CarePro Healthy Living’ Category

4 Tips for More Safety in the Bathroom

Posted on: January 24th, 2016 by CarePro Blogger

New beginnings, New Year’s resolutions and bathroom safety – that’s what we celebrate in the month of January.  For National Bathroom Safety Month, and to help make your home safer in 2016, CarePro Health Services is giving you 4 quick and easy tips to start in your bathroom today! Keep your bathroom door unlocked If […]

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How to Enjoy Thanksgiving Dinner with Diabetes

Posted on: November 9th, 2015 by CarePro Blogger

The holidays are coming up fast, which means an exciting time of loved ones getting together for food and fellowship. But, if you’re living with diabetes, events such as Thanksgiving dinner can be hazardous to your health! Most of us consume well over 2,000 calories during this annual meal, which is problematic for those who […]

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4 Scary Causes and Effects of Smoking-Related Vascular Disease

Posted on: November 9th, 2015 by CarePro Blogger

It’s the largest preventable cause of death and disease in the United States, with more than 480,000 Americans fatally succumbing to its effects each year. An estimated 42 million U.S. adults still do it, racking up a $170 billion yearly medical bill across the nation. It fosters bone decay, impotency, and more than 100 different […]

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4 VITAL Tips on How to Avoid the Flu this Season

Posted on: October 15th, 2015 by CarePro Blogger

It’s creepy, it’s crawly, and it’s coming for you: welcome, flu season. It’s estimated that between 5% and 20% of all Americans catch the flu each year, with 200,000 of those cases requiring hospitalization. All those aches, chills, and sneezes can be avoided, however, with these tips from CarePro Health Services: Get shot: The Center […]

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3 Key Products for Fall Prevention in Older Adults

Posted on: September 8th, 2015 by CarePro Blogger

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, falls are easily the leading cause for both fatal and nonfatal injuries in older adults.  What causes these falls?  As we age, our muscles weaken, our reflexes get slower and we have pain where there wasn’t pain before. All of these common symptoms of aging lead […]

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Fall Favorites: Pumpkin Spice Lattes, Crisp Air and Flu Shots for the Whole Family

Posted on: September 8th, 2015 by CarePro Blogger

What items make up your fall favorites list?  Pumpkin spice lattes, fall leaves, crisp air, hearty soups, flu shots – wait, no!  OK – flu shots might not be on your fall favorites list, but they should make an appearance on your fall to-do list.  While recent years have brought doubt and suspicion to flu […]

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Back-to-School Medicine Cabinet Must-Haves

Posted on: August 11th, 2015 by CarePro Blogger

Back-to-school season brings fall allergies, common colds and playground bumps and bruises. This means the contents of your medicine cabinet is more important than ever. You don’t want to have to make a late night run to the store, so today’s CarePro Health Services blog is about back-to-school medicine cabinet must haves. All of these […]

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Important Kids Vitamins

Posted on: August 11th, 2015 by CarePro Blogger

If your child is young, you know they are growing like crazy, but they may not be getting all the necessary nutrients to help them grow. Today’s CarePro Health Services blog has the benefits of a multivitamin and how it can bridge the nutrition gap for your child. Benefits of a multivitamin for children: Bridges […]

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Spring Means Sunshine, Picnics… and Allergies

Posted on: April 28th, 2015 by Chris Nichols

The weather is finally getting nicer in the Midwest. Are your seasonal allergies stopping you from enjoying it? The first step to better controlling your seasonal allergy symptoms is figuring out what causes them in the first place. What causes spring allergies? Pollen is the main spring allergy trigger. Pollen consists of small particles that […]

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Beat Seasonal Allergies to the Punch

Posted on: April 6th, 2015 by CarePro Blogger

Spring has finally arrived, and Eastern Iowa’s pollen counts are on the rise. In fact, you may be struggling with allergy symptoms already. What’s behind your sniffling, and how do you fight it? What causes seasonal allergy symptoms? Many allergy symptoms are caused by the release of histamine, a chemical that triggers inflammation when your […]

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