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Mosquito Borne Illnesses: What You Need To Know

Do you know why mosquitoes bite people? Like most, you probably don’t give it a second thought, just the cost of spending quality time outdoors. Usually, it’s a mild irritant, a slightly raised, red welt that goes away in time, usually not a lot of time. Here today, gone tomorrow. But then there are the rare occurrences when that bite leads to something more serious, maybe even life-threatening. We’re gonna talk about what mosquito borne illnesses you are at risk for and what steps you can do to help prevent getting any of them. 


How Much Water Should You Drink Per Day?

Something we tend to not pay attention to on a day to day basis, something as simple as lack of water consumption, can have very serious ramifications on our health. A recent study found that nearly a third of Americans are NOT drinking enough water, with a lot getting their H2O only when it’s contained in other beverages. Sports drinks with their electrolytes, coffee, soda and herbal tea all have water in them, but some also have a ton of sugar, which brings a whole host of other potential problems. Okay, so how much water should you drink per day? Well, that depends.


The 7 Health Benefits of Pumpkin You Don’t Know

Pumpkins are pretty prevalent in North American culture, especially this time of year. Linus waited on the appearance of the Great Pumpkin. Everything becomes some version of itself, but pumpkin-spiced! And what’s Thanksgiving without pumpkin pie? But besides being a marketing tool and a great dessert, there’s more to pumpkins than meets the eye! Let’s talk about seven health benefits of pumpkin, most of which you probably aren’t even aware of!