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  • Can you retrain your brain?
    January 19, 2018
    Feel stuck in a rut? Do you feel like it's impossible to lose a few excess pounds or stay committed to a new exercise program? Changing old behaviors to new ones can be daunting -- is it possible to actually "reprogram" your brain to throw out those old unhealthy habits and start fresh in a new...
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  • Healthier Snacking for the Big Game
    January 19, 2018
    The Big Game is as much about getting together with friends and eating great food as it is about watching the two best teams vie for victory. Worried about busting your New Year's resolutions if you've pledged to eat more healthy food, or lose weight? Never fear: healthier versions of those classic...
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  • blue monday
    January 12, 2018
    Blue Monday falls around the third Monday of January and is often designated as "the most depressing day of the year," but why? Mental health experts have a number of theories about what triggers this worldwide blues day. The most likely scenario is the culmination of factors such as weather...
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  • Winter Health Tips
    December 7, 2017
    It can be easy for holiday celebrations and preparations to feel, well... all-consuming. The busy schedules, multiple celebrations, and holiday parties can have an unintended side effect of exercise and self-care falling to the wayside. To help you stay in shape this holiday season, try the...
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  • cold weather joint pain
    December 7, 2017
    Experiencing more creaks and groans during those holiday touch-football games? You're not alone! It's common for many with past injuries to experience joint pain flare-ups in colder temperatures -- and that's not limited to seniors! But does the cold weather actually cause it? Let's explore what...
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  • mom and child winter happiness
    December 1, 2017
    Winter can be a great time for outdoor activities such as ice-skating and skiing. It's also a common time for us all to get excited about holiday decorating -- both indoors and out! But without some key precautions, some of these seemingly routine winter activities might lead to injuries and...
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  • healthy thanksgiving
    November 17, 2017
    Thanksgiving typically means spending time with those you love while enjoying delicious foods. All too often, these foods are laden with sugar, salt, fat and empty calories. However, a few simple substitutions can make favorite dishes healthier with no loss of flavor. Here are some tried-and-true...
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  • happy mom and daughter on thanksgiving
    November 16, 2017
    Thanksgiving is a time to gather together and enjoy the company of friends and family over a delicious dinner. With all the festivities, you're probably not thinking about ending up with an injury that might derail the celebrations. Thankfully, many injuries associated with this holiday are...
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  • lavender oil bottle
    November 16, 2017
    With the holiday season right upon us, your blood pressure may be rising with each passing day. Between shopping trips to the mall and cooking meals to feed extended family, you may have higher-than-normal stress levels this time of year. Aromatherapy practitioners swear by lavender oil, which is...
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  • family around campfire
    November 2, 2017
    Whether you're a newcomer or a relatively seasoned veteran to the joys of sleeping under the stars, now is a good time to plan ahead with a checkup on campfire safety. Keep you and your family safe while camping by following these simple tips. Campfire Safety Tips 1. Scout Out the Perimeter When...
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