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To help your heart keep on keeping on, here are 10 things not to do!
Visit Talking About Men’s Health website to get current and factual information on a variety of men’s health topics.
Have you picked a day to quit smoking and want some extra support from the American Cancer Society? If so, try the Desktop Countdown Clock to receive daily quit tips.
USM was recently recognized with the Gold Star Standards of Excellence award by Maine Tobacco-Free College Network for its outstanding achievement in adopting a tobacco-free campus policy. The policy will become effective on January 1, 2013.
No need to confine yourself to the gym this season. The Portland area offers up wonderful trails to explore. You can get both your heart rate and your happiness rate up while taking fresh air and sunshine!
Feeling blue this winter? It may be Seasonal Affective Disorder, caused by a lack of light in the winter months. Here is some simple information and ideas to bring to light and alleviate the winter blues.
Nicci -Tina, the Kick Butts Ambassador, recently appeared at USM to promote a Tobacco-Free campus and to remind people who are thinking of kicking butts to take the challenge of going without smoking on the Great American Smokeout day, November 15th.
There's no cure for the common cold. But what about cold remedies that claim to make you feel better faster? Find out what's effective — and what's not.
World Kindness Day is November 13th. Come on out with the rest of the world and celebrate. The mind/body connection is powerful, try on some positivity!
October is Breast Health Month, so join the campaign to eradicate breast cancer, starting with you!


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