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Sunday, January 21, 2018

How Do You Score With These “Core 4?”

With the new year comes a renewed commitment by many to improve our overall health.  Some factors, most notably our genetics and age, are beyond our control.  But most health experts point to these...

Cervical Health Awareness Is January Focal Point

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month and health care providers are unanimous in stressing this importance. The reason is clear -- cervical cancer is preventable when women make use of vaccinations and screening activities...

Health & Fitness Resolution Basics For The New Year

We're at that customary time when new year's resolutions are a part of our thoughts and conversations.  Whether you're a serial resolution-maker, or someone with less of a track record, give some consideration to...

Launching The Healthy Lunch Plan

Often times, when we think of nutritious eating habits, we focus on getting a good start with breakfast, or talk about making the right choices at dinner.  For many adults in the workplace, it's...

Overcoming Holiday Blues

There's a well-known Christmas song that tells us this is "the most wonderful time of the year," but we know that for many people, that isn't always the case.  Sometimes the anticipation and expectations...

‘Tis The Season To Watch Sugar

We're in the holiday season. It's that special time of year when weight gain is most prevalent, and we encounter lots of sugar-laden goodies ... cookies, brownies, cakes, pies, candy and the like. In...

Crohn’s & Colitis Awareness Week – December 1-7

December 1-7 is federally recognized as Crohn's & Colitis Awareness Week, and it's a good time to become aware of symptoms, treatment options and how to help others manage their conditions. Crohn's Disease and...

5 Tips To Avoid Gaining Holiday Pounds

You’ve made it past Thanksgiving weekend, but there’s still over a month to go in the extended holiday season and you really don’t want to end the year with a larger number on your...

Step #1 For Family Caregivers … Care First For Yourself

November is a month when we set aside time to recognize family caregivers ... those extra-special people who provide the best quality-of-life possible, for loved ones who need assistance. Caregiver Action Network offers some suggestions...

Here’s To A Healthy Thanksgiving

For many of us, the Thanksgiving meal is the best dining experience of the year ... but there's no reason why it can't be a healthy experience too! Here are some things to keep...

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