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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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A Time When Silence was Golden

Written by: W. Drew Brandli, MSW, LCSW with Agnesian HealthCare Behavioral Health Services “I don’t think he heard me,” said a woman in speaking with a friend about her husband. “He doesn’t seem to care about what I have to say or how I feel. It is always what he thinks, and then he tells [...]

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The Not-So-Secret-Beverage… water!

Many people think winter time gives them the excuse to increase hot beverages, hot chocolate and let their water intake slide.  Water is important year round; especially with the drying season on forced air heat, lack of humidity and the increase of a sedentary lifestyle for many people in a Northern climate.  Water intake should [...]

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Getting help for ear infections

Written by: John Nash, M.D. Ear infections are all too common among young children, and they create a great deal of pressure and stress for parents. Most ear infections get better on their own in a day or two. Unlike a cold, which is nearly always a viral infection, an ear infection is often bacterial. [...]

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Breast Milk: Did You Know?

Nature designed human milk especially for human babies, and it has several advantages over any milk substitute. Your milk contains just the right balance of nutrients, and it contains them in a form most easily used by the human baby’s immature body systems. Because it was developed for your human baby, your milk also is [...]

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Winter Workout Series: Superset 4

The following video includes the fourth set of exercises in our Winter Workout Series.  This group can be done separate but if added to the previous group and those to follow over the coming weeks will make a calorie-busting workout. This group consists of an Diagonal Arm Lift and Supine Box Bridge.  Start with 2 [...]

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What you need to know about stair lifts?

Do you find it difficult to go up and down the stairs again and again each day? While stair lifts help individuals with handicaps effectively manage their mobility at home, these lifts are for anyone. Stair lifts, when installed in a person’s home, will help take them up and down their stairs safely, comfortably and [...]

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