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Feeling Sick? Time to Call the Exterminator

Feeling Sick? Time to Call the Exterminator

by Steven Shipowitz on Nov 03, 2016 0

Finding bugs in your home is never a fun experience. Most people get at least a little grossed out by the sight of creepy crawlers on their floors, walls, or furniture. Although we all know that they are unwanted, we may not realize exactly the risks that we are facing when these insects and rodents […]

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The Health Benefits of Reducing Smartphone Screen Time

The Health Benefits of Reducing Smartphone Screen Time

by admin on Sep 20, 2016 0

It is estimated that Americans spend an average of 4.7 hours per day on their mobile phones. We’re slowly but surely evolving into a culture obsessed with our phones. Driving in the car is not even a time exempt of screen time these days as 43% of drivers admit to ignoring no-texting laws. Time that […]

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These Healthy Habits Can Contribute to a Longer Life

These Healthy Habits Can Contribute to a Longer Life

by Dana Patterson on Jun 01, 2016 0

We all know how important our physical and mental health are – because they both affect our lives in significant ways. While MyFiveFingers is primarily about running and physical fitness, we think it’s important to bring you a few ideas on how to up your game by promoting healthy habits. After all, every minute of […]

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The Best Post-Run Breakfasts in DC

The Best Post-Run Breakfasts in DC

by Kat on Mar 17, 2016 0

With nice weather seemingly here to stay, it’s an absolute joy to head out for those long weekend runs. Whether you’re training for a race or not, Saturdays and Sundays are ideal for fitting in that high mileage because you don’t have to race off to work immediately after finishing your workout. It’s important to […]

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Avoid Coronary Artery Disease by Following these Tips

Avoid Coronary Artery Disease by Following these Tips

by Steven Shipowitz on Mar 10, 2016 0

Consistently ranked as the nation’s primary cause of death, heart disease causes a staggering 1 in every 4 deaths. Tallied up, heart disease kills 610,000 people every year and currently shows no signs of stopping. Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the most common type of heart disease, leading to 370,000 deaths annually in the U.S. […]

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Avoid Coronary Artery Disease by Following these Tips

Avoid Coronary Artery Disease by Following these Tips

by Terry Orsi on Mar 10, 2016 0

Consistently ranked as the nation’s primary cause of death, heart disease causes a staggering 1 in every 4 deaths. Tallied up, heart disease kills 610,000 people every year and currently shows no signs of stopping. Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the most common type of heart disease, leading to 370,000 deaths annually in the U.S. […]

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3 Great Running Routes for Springtime in DC

3 Great Running Routes for Springtime in DC

by Kat on Mar 08, 2016 0

Every March, I emerge from my DC apartment a little cautious, a little unsure. One never knows if the wind and sleet and snow will be making another appearance or if the tulips will finally start blooming. Spring in DC is incredibly capricious. Because Washingtonians never know what to expect at this time of year, […]

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This is How Text Messaging Can Improve Your Health

This is How Text Messaging Can Improve Your Health

by Christine Skelly on Feb 20, 2016 0

There’s a seemingly unlimited amount of uses for your smartphone these days. We use phones as an alarm clock, a newspaper, a flashlight, and a camera. Many people track their health and fitness using smartphones and applications. It’s common for people to record how many steps they took in a day or how many stairs […]

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This is How Text Messaging Can Improve Your Health

This is How Text Messaging Can Improve Your Health

by Emily Gindle on Feb 20, 2016 0

There’s a seemingly unlimited amount of uses for your smartphone these days. We use phones as an alarm clock, a newspaper, a flashlight, and a camera. Many people track their health and fitness using smartphones and applications. It’s common for people to record how many steps they took in a day or how many stairs […]

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Handling Unforeseen Health Hurdles

Handling Unforeseen Health Hurdles

by Grace on Dec 19, 2015 0

You’re an avid outdoor runner, regularly hit up the gym, fill your pantry with healthy snacks, and take your vitamins on a daily basis. This means you shouldn’t have any problems with your health, right? We would all love to believe this idea to be true, but unfortunately not all health problems are within our […]

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