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Dance your way to good health

Here is a list of some of the tremendous mind, body, and soul benefits dancing will bring to your life: Dancing is an excellent cardiovascular exercise that will use all your major muscle groups. It encourages good posture and body alignment, and will strengthen your body’s core abdominal muscles. You will become more flexible, more [...]

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Do you eat the recommended amount of fruit and vegetables everyday?

Do you have a hard time eating the 5 to 7 fruits and vegetables per day recommended by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)?  Do you even know what is in a serving size?  Men and Women 30 and over need 1.5 to 2 cups of fruit per day and 2.5 to 3 cups [...]

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Business Update July 2012

Helping injured workers recover and get back to work requires timely treatment and responsiveness in managing return-to-work issues. Agnesian HealthCare, through its IntegNet services to business, offers injury care services to help effectively coordinate injury management efforts that lead to cost-efficient treatment and a focus on return to work. For insurers and employers, this means [...]

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Barefoot running…no, you are not crazy

Have you seen anyone in those crazy looking toe shoes or actually running around town barefoot? Are they crazy?  No.  For thousands of years humans have run barefoot, chasing their prey, running to school, or playing hide and seek.  All of this running was done on the forefoot or ball of the foot.  When the [...]

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Want to eat more? Eat after exercise!

Did you know that high intensity exercise can increase your post exercise calorie consumption? Basically this means, that the more intense you exercise, the more calories you burn after your workout, even if you are just sitting around. The complete article can be found in the journal “Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise.” The [...]

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Steak Teriyaki Quesadillas Recipe

Steak Teriyaki Quesadillas Recipe: Low-Fat

Ingredients 1/3 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce 1/3 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth 1 tablespoon brown sugar 1 teaspoon minced fresh gingerroot 1/2 teaspoon onion powder 1 garlic clove, minced 1 beef top sirloin steak (1 inch thick and 3/4 pound) 1/2 cup finely chopped fresh pineapple 1/2 cup finely chopped red onion 1/2 cup finely chopped green pepper 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella [...]

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Do all patients of St. Agnes get private rooms?

Agnesian HealthCare now has 57 new private rooms at St. Agnes Hospital for our medical/surgical services. We plan to open 13 more in January 2013. While the majority of our rooms are now private, there remain some patient areas at St. Agnes that are semi-private including our rehabilitation patient rooms on the sixth floor of [...]

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