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Do you need a New Year’s reboot?

If you need a quick reboot to your life and this is the year you want to get healthy and change your lifestyle, I have five steps to start that change.   Remember it takes 21 days to build a habit, then the concentrated effort will reduce, but you still need to be mindful of your […]

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Six ways to lose weight this year…and keep it off!

Portions. We live in a world of portion distortion. Start reading labels and measure out your food! If you don’t know how much food you are really eating, you will never lose weight. A plate at a restaurant typically is three or more servings. Dinner plates have doubled in size since the 1960s. In the […]

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Protect Your Skin When Outdoors This Winter

By: Ashley Beyer, ATC, LAT, Agnesian HealthCare Sports & Spine Center Figuring out what to wear when you are going to be outdoors in the winter can be difficult sometimes. While it is cold outside, you may be doing an activity that will cause you to be warm, such as running, skiing, an outdoor workout […]

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Healing Thoughts: January 2017

Through Agnesian HealthCare’s Bereavement Services, support is available during this grieving process to individuals and their families following the death of a loved one. All services are offered at no charge and are available to any individual or group who has experienced the death of a family member or friend. Check out this month’s Healing […]

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10 Easy Ways To Reduce Your Stress!

Here’s my top 10 quick and easy list for the busy person… Do something you love, even if it is for a short time – read a magazine, play Words with Friends, polish your toe nails! Read something non-work related or just unplug form technology for awhile Eat healthy food – good food is good […]

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2017: A New Year of Gratitude

The start of 2017 brings a new perspective on being grateful. Instead of making New Year’s Resolutions, I’m going to work on being GRATEFUL for the people and things in my life that truly matter the most to me. I want to get back to the time when things were simple. I want to slow […]

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This Year Give the Gift of Time

Time is such a precious but peculiar thing.  We don’t know exactly how much we have of it and I swear it goes by faster the older we get.  My mom, who made it to 99 ¾. always said the older she got, each year went by more quickly than the others.  While I wasn’t […]

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New Year’s Resolutions

It’s that time of year when again when fitness centers fill up with New Year’s “resolutioners.” There is a mad rush to the treadmill or weight machine, then two months later the gym numbers return to normal. How do you avoid the same pitfalls that these individuals always seem to run in to? First, set […]

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Hyperlexia in children: what is it and what to look for?

Hearing a child read a book aloud to his or her preschool classmates is a bit of a jarring experience, or seeing an 18-month-old child reading aloud the names of all the over-the-counter drugs as he or she passes by them seated nicely in the shopping cart as mom wheels down the aisle can capture […]

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Are you sure you are sitting in your chair correctly?

By: Ashley Beyer, ATC, LAT, Agnesian HealthCare Sports & Spine Center Freeze! How are you sitting at your desk right now? You probably find yourself quickly scooting back in your chair or sitting up a little straighter. Whether you spend a lot or a little time at your desk, your posture can affect how you […]

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