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Beating the Winter Blues

Give light to the darkness of seasonal sadness. During the short winter days, many people find themselves feeling sad. You might be one of them. Whether it’s feeling extra stress around the winter holidays, or …

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Cold Weather Car Safety Tips

At SEARHC, we know driving in Southeast Alaska during the winter can be stressful, especially with poor road conditions and temperatures that can drop to well below freezing. Winter driving can mean facing poor visibility, drifting and blowing snow, freezing …

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Ask The Question

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When I first became a mother, the most important ‘keep safe’ skills that I knew to talk with my child about were drugs and alcohol, and child abuse. Not once during my first two decades …

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Hiccup Hacks

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We can all probably agree that hiccups are kind of weird. They usually come out of the blue and typically at the most inopportune moments. There are primarily three things known to modern science and …

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Blood Pressure Readings 101

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Do you sit in silence for five minutes with your arm supported before getting your blood pressure reading? If you can’t remember this ever happening, you are not alone. Blood pressure readings are as routine …

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