Health Update

ACUA Earth Day Festival Offers Something for Everyone
Don't miss the 27th Annual ACUA Earth Day Festival on Sunday,  April 23, 2017 at the ACUA location in Egg Harbor Township.  This free celebration is a great way to bring the family together for fun-filled day of activities and learning. Start with a Color Run at 8:30 am to benefi…
Smoother, Firmer Skin This Week
The three step Obagi ZO Peel is an in-office procedure that targets acne, fine lines, rough texture, large pores and dullness, followed by an at-home treatment that produces longer lasting results than ordinary peels.
According to Obagi, here is what you can expect from the Three Step ZO Peel...
Why You Might Need A Specialty Pharmacy
 
Over the past decade, there has been a rise in chronic conditions in our country. These include:

Hepatitis
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Diabetes
HIV/AIDS
Multiple Sclerosis
Hemophilia
Crohn’s Disease
Cancers

As more of the population is in need of treatment methods that will address their specific illness, the deve…
Is It More Than Just A Cold?
“Don’t worry it’s just a cold.” How many times have you or someone you know said that? We usually associate sneezing, couching, congestion and several other symptoms with the common cold or allergies, but when does it turn from a cold into …
Wanna Get Fit? There’s An App For That
Every year technology is makes our life easier and now we can even use our smartphones to get healthier. New apps are being developed all the time that can help with our diet or exercise programs, and some can even become our own personal trainer, and the good news is most of them are free.
The One Thing You Could Do To Improve Your Health
Sure we know we need to eat right,  exercise and avoid harmful habits, but doing this can help you detect problems early and keep you on a better track to good health.  Our health is our own responsibility, so we need to do all we can to take care of ourselves.
Go Bananas
You know the saying, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away” ? Well that may go for bananas too. Bananas are filled with tons of nutrients such as vitamin C, potassium, fiber and much more. But that is just the start.
Perks Of Peppermint
If I asked you what type of  candy comes to mind when you think of the holidays - you would probably say candy canes. Their  sweet, minty flavor is the true taste of Christmas. You may think that peppermint is just a tasty holiday treat, but it’s actually full of health ben…
Healthy Holiday Traveling
Almost 75% of all Americans travel over the holiday season, if you are one of them, you know it can take a toll on your health.  Whether you're traveling on the road or getting on a plane for a longer trip, preparing in advance can help you avoid some of the toughest travel pitfalls.
Share the Spirit of the Season with ACUA Holiday Food Drive
'Tis the season of giving and you can help fight hunger and poverty in our community by supporting the Community Food Bank of NJ, Southern Branch, through the Atlantic County Utilities Authority's Annual Holiday Food Drive. Simply place non-perishable food in a clearly marked bag…
5 Ways to Stay Healthy During The Holidays
The holidays are full of family, fun and lots of food..  If you are already squeezing into your clothes well it has only just begun.  We are just at the start of the season of eating. So how do we stay healthy and maintain our fitness during this time of year?
Why Are My Lips Always Chapped?
When we’re bundled up in our winter gear there is usually one body part that is exposed, and that is our lips.  The cold and wind can cause our lips to become severely dry if we don't take care of them, but there is something we can do about it.

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