You still have time to get fit this summer

The summer is half over.  Have you put off your workouts due to the heat?  Did you plan to start working out when the weather got warmer and then never started?  Here are 25 tips from Core Performance to help you get fit this summer. It’s easy to improve your fitness in the summer without [...]

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Healthier homemade ice cream

“Ice cream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!” Who doesn’t like a frozen treat on a warm summer day? But if you’re reading this article, I’m confident you’re not screaming for the sugar, fat, and empty calories. By making some simple substitutions, you can enjoy a sweet frozen treat that is good for [...]

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Coffee: study finds beneficial to protect against skin cancer

MyHealthNewsDaily recently published the study findings: Protection against skin cancer can be added to the list of health benefits that come with drinking coffee, a new study says. Women who drank more than three cups of coffee daily were 21 percent less likely to develop basal cell carcinoma , compared with women who drank less [...]

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Helping women navigate through breast cancer care

By Richard B. Schaefer, MD, Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon, Agnesian Plastic Surgery & Cosmetic Services writes when faced with a diagnosis of breast cancer, women are forced to quickly make complex decisions about their health. Newly-diagnosed patients can often find themselves in information overload due to multiple treatment options; for both cancer treatment and reconstruction. Traditionally, [...]

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Business Update August 2012

Employees who drink or abuse other substances during the workday can spell disaster for obvious reasons. Studies have shown that supervisors that demonstrate they can identify workplace substance abuse are more likely to have an impact on preventing or putting a stop to this dangerous behavior. Agnesian HealthCare’s IntegNet Employee Assistance Program (EAP) wants to [...]

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Older Adult Mental Health

It’s no secret that our population is getting older. Many middle-age people are called upon to take care of their children as well as their aging parents. We call them the “sandwich generation.” Clearly, the physical health of Americans, especially older Americans, has been a focus of discussion for many years. Mental health is an [...]

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Obesity by the Numbers: Shocking New Stats

  Shocking new statistics were recently released in the journal BMC Public Health [International Science Times]. Humans are more than 17 million tons overweight and the extra weight is the equivalent of having an extra 242 million people on the planet. It may seem inevitable that you will be joining this group someday, but here [...]

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