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Improving Your Health In 2013

We all know the importance of a good diet and exercise, but did you know that even small exercise and diet improvements can improve the health of people who have diseases associated with aging or are frail? Being physically active can also help you stay strong and give you the ability to keep up the lifestyle that you have grown accustomed to. Here are just a few more reasons to stay active and maintain your health along with some suggested exercises. Continue reading

Healthy Numbers

Do you know your numbers? A lot of things influence our health, but part of a healthy lifestyle is having healthy numbers for things such as cholesterol, blood pressure, blood sugar, and body mass index (BMI). According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, knowing your numbers and taking steps to get them within a healthy range can lower your chances of developing heart disease, high blood pressure, and many other illnesses. We at Viva Medicare Plus are here to fill you in on what those healthy numbers are.
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Signs of Colon Cancer

Colon cancer, or colorectal cancer, is one of the most common types of cancers in the U.S. In 2013, The American Cancer Society estimates that the number of colorectal cancer cases will reach over 100,000 in the U.S. Continue reading