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Check Your Blood Pressure.

Spare a minute to keep your heart and kidneys healthy—a fast and simple test can tell you if your blood pressure is too high. Medicare helps make checking your blood pressure easy, as part of your “Welcome to Medicare” and yearly “Wellness” vi ...

Take a Deep Breath.

Breathing, it is something we all do, all the time, and yet many of us do it very poorly. Take a deep breath. Now exhale and let it go. If you are like many people, as you inhale, your shoulders rise to your ears. Then as you exhale, your belly relaxes fo ...

Live Dangerously: Sit.

Sitting is risky business. It’s no newsflash that sedentary behavior is unhealthy, but as a posture, sitting is detrimental in ways many people don’t consider. We think of sitting as a relaxing pose and it certainly doesn’t require much energy expen ...