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  • In a Pickle and Looking for a New Summer Activity? July 8, 2022

    Try Pickleball, the Country’s Fastest-Growing Sport

    Tired of the same ‘ole routine every summer but find yourself in a pickle and looking for a new summer activity? Well, according to American Council on Exercise (ACE), you might want to consider pickleball.

    As everyone from your next-door neighbor to ACE will attest, pickleball is extraordinarily ...

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  • Tips for Safe Summer Fun July 8, 2022

    Stay Safe with Sunscreen, Sunglasses and Plenty of Water

    The longer, sunshine filled days of summer are upon us and without a doubt, they are one of life’s unrivaled joys, especially when you protect yourself from the powerful impact of ultraviolet rays. With that in mind, we share our tips for safe summer fun; ...

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  • Summer Fruits and Veggies July 8, 2022

    Picking the Season’s Prime Produce

    A seasonal bounty of fruits and vegetables is in bloom everywhere from your grocery’s fresh foods section to local farmers’ markets, and in your own backyard garden. The following is advice from experts on how to purchase summer fruits and veggies at its peak, and store them safely, until ...

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  • New Free at Home COVID-19 Tests May 19, 2022

    A third round of free at home covid-19 tests is available to order. Visit: https://www.covid.gov/tests

     

    Also, read the CDC quarantine and isolation calculator that guides patients who are sick or who have been exposed to COVID-19.

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  • Exercise Is Good Medicine April 1, 2022

    Get Up and Join the Movement

    As we emerge from the doldrums of winter hibernation and COVID-19-related inertia, it’s important to remember that exercise is good medicine and there’s no better time than now, to get moving again.

    “There isn’t a chronic condition that can’t be better managed with an appropriate dose of exercise,” asserts Continue Reading

  • What’s Keeping You Up at Night? April 1, 2022

    Breaking the Cycle of Anxiety, Insomnia and Sleep Anxiety

    A good night’s sleep does more than refresh and revitalize. It’s essential to your health, so make it a priority to understand what’s keeping you up at night.

    “Healthy sleep is as important as proper nutrition and regular exercise for our physical and mental well-being,” says Continue Reading

  • What Does BMI Really Tell Us? April 1, 2022

    Definitive Diagnostic Tool or Part of a Greater Health Matrix?

    It’s an easily understood calculation: Body Mass Index, popularly known as BMI, computes an individual’s measure of body fat as weight in kilograms divided by height in meters squared. Levels are defined as Underweight if less than 18.5, Normal weight if between 18.5 ...

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  • Pandemic Stress Likely Compounded by Seasonal Affective Disorder January 11, 2022

    Coping With Sad This Winter

    As we continue to weather the storm of COVID-19, seasonal affective disorder, or SAD, is once again on our radar. More subtle than an arctic blast, SAD is just as real, with just as much potential to have a chilling effect on our mood, productivity and wellness. Similar ...

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  • A Novel Approach to Behavior Change December 15, 2021

    How to Replace Bad Habits with Healthy, Sustainable Behaviors

    For entrepreneur physician Kyra Bobinet, MD, the typical reasons behind a failed diet served as the impetus for developing a novel approach to behavior change.

    “I was doing so well. I knew what to eat, when to eat, how to eat, and then I just stopped doing it…and ...

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  • Staying Well in the New Year A Proactive Guide December 15, 2021

    In the spirit of starting 2022 with healthy intention, we’ve taken a page from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) latest recommendations, long considered the gold standard for clinical preventive services, and prepared the following proactive guide to staying well in the new year.

    Back in 1903, Thomas Edison predicted where we ...

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