2013

 

December 17, 2013 / Meridith Jones

Category: Exercise / Physical Health / USDA

It is well documented that exercise improves our health and happiness, however, many fail to get started thinking they need to follow a regimented program. That is...

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November 27, 2013 / Kristy Huffman,RN

Category: Nutrition / Women's Health

A recent study soon being published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine suggests that women who closely followed a...

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November 17, 2013 / Meridith Jones

Category: USDA

As the holidays near, so do our fears about weight gain during this festive season. Between family gatherings, parties with friends and office celebrations we...

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November 14, 2013 / Amritha Roser

Category: Diabetes

More than 25 million people in the United States currently live with diabetes and another 79 million are diagnosed with pre-diabetes -- the majority having type 2. ...

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October 28, 2013 / Meridith Jones

Category: Nutrition / Physical Health / USDA

Many of the beverages we drink frequently are loaded with sugar and empty calories. With water’s many benefits, it is surprising that so many do not reach for water...

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October 16, 2013 / Michael M. Siegel, MD

Category: Physical Health

Each year 2 million people acquire serious infections from bacteria that are resistant to the antibiotics that previously and successfully treated the problem. In...

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October 10, 2013 / Michael M. Siegel, MD

Category: Flu Season

According to the CDC, October marks the beginning of the flu season, although it varies year to year. We know the flu is no fun, but what exactly is the flu? The flu...

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October 01, 2013 / Kristy Huffman,RN

Category: Physical Health / Women's Health

October may be a month of pumpkins, candy and spooky fun-filled activities, however in the healthcare arena, it is a time to think pink! October is National Breast...

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September 10, 2013 / Kristy Huffman,RN

Category: Children / Physical Health

Child obesity is a nationwide epidemic. The good news is as government, state and local officials continue to bring the issue into the spotlight, more actions and...

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August 27, 2013 / Amritha Roser

Category: Nutrition / Physical Health

Statistics indicate that the average American adult eats out about four to five times per week.  Meals eaten away from home generally tend to be higher in calories,...

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