• Healthy Eating

    Key ingredient: Peaches

    8/3/2016

    Peaches are a summer staple. This sweet, juicy fruit is delicious in warm-weather salads and desserts. It’s hard not to love a fresh peach hand-picked from a local orchard or purchased from the farmers market or a roadside stand. 

  • Healthy Lifestyle

    How to take a "listening walk" for mindfulness

    8/5/2016

    Summer is a great time to head outside for a peaceful walk. Listening as you walk is a simple, fun mindfulness exercise that can help increase focus and calm your mind. 

  • Wellness Awareness

    10 questions to ask before having bariatric surgery

    8/10/2016

    Have you been considering weight loss surgery? While bariatric surgery has been successful for many patients, it's not right for everyone. Before making the big decision to have bariatric surgery, ask your doctor these questions.

  • Fitness and Exercise

    How to maintain good posture at work

    8/8/2016

    When it comes to perfect posture, the popular advice is to "stand up straight." But is that really an accurate way to describe good posture? In reality, posture is all about balance, alignment and curves.

  • Fitness and Exercise

    How to prepare for knee replacement surgery

    8/12/2016

    Knee replacement surgery is one of the most common orthopedic surgeries performed in the United States. Being well-prepared for any kind of surgery can positively affect its outcome, so it's important to be informed about the best ways to prepare for it.

  • Healthy Eating

    11 ways to beat your food cravings

    8/15/2016

    Are you held hostage by your food cravings? For people who struggle with eating a healthy diet or losing weight, fighting food cravings can be a real battle.

  • Healthy Lifestyle

    The truth behind cupping

    8/17/2016

    We’ve all seen those big, circular bruise-like marks across the back of competitive swimmer Michael Phelps. Suddenly, everyone is curious about this new treatment called “cupping” that supposedly helps improve athletic performance. The truth is that there's nothing new about cupping.

  • Healthy Kids

    Quick tips and simple recipes for healthy school lunches

    8/19/2016

    School is back in session! Want to give your kids a healthier lunch option than whatever the school cafeteria's serving up? Here are a few tips to help you pack lunches for your school-aged kids that are both healthy and simple.

  • Heart and Vascular

    Do you have a healthy heart rate?

    8/22/2016

    Knowing your average heart rate and tracking changes in its rate and regularity can help you monitor your fitness level and may even help you notice developing heart conditions or other health problems.

  • Fitness and Exercise

    Are your stretches helping or hurting?

    8/24/2016

    Stretching is an important part of any fitness routine. It can help relieve muscle tightness, increase flexibility and reduce post-workout soreness. But not all stretching is beneficial. 

  • Heart and Vascular

    What’s the real cause of GERD?

    8/26/2016

    For decades, medical research and science has pointed to stomach acid backing up through the esophagus as the cause of gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD. However, new research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association suggests that GERD may actually be caused by damage to the esophagus due to inflammation, rather than damage caused by stomach acid.

  • Wellness Awareness

    Text neck: What is it and how can it be prevented?

    8/29/2016

    Whether you’re using your device for work or for catching some Pokémon, here are a few tips to help you avoid this all-too-common condition.

  • Healthy Eating

    Say goodbye to junk food with these healthy snack alternatives

    8/31/2016

    The truth is that a healthy eating plan includes quality, wholesome snacks consumed in moderation. Essentially, that means eating healthy, minimally processed foods when you're hungry and stopping when you're satisfied. 

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