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Helpful hints for sore muscles

What do you do when your muscles are really sore after a hard workout?  Please don’t tell me you lay in bed! One great way to assist with muscle recovery is to use a foam roller.  Foam rollers come in many shapes, sizes and colors; the most common is a 6”x36”.  White rollers are often [...]

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Video Blog: What is Evangelization?

Who’s responsible for sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ? Is it our priests at churches or the nuns at schools? Maybe people should find out on their own? Here, Bishop Don Hying shares an overview of what it means to share the faith. Based on the Catechism of the Catholic Church (905, 2044, 2225 [...]

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Audio Blog: How parents can identify signs of autism

Agnesian HealthCare’s Janet Martin, OTR, a registered occupational therapist, discusses how autism affects sensory integration and how parents can identify signs of autism in their children.

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Don’t just sit there; get moving

Studies have shown that good cardiovascular health requires not only regular exercise but avoidance of prolonged sitting and inactivity. For example, men spending long hours in front of a screen or behind the wheel on the expressway were more likely to die of heart disease even if they exercised. A number of studies have demonstrated [...]

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Know what you need to do: six tips to reduce cancer risk

Written by: Chrissy Boe, Wellness Coordinator at Agnesian HealthCare Though there are many types of cancer, all cancers begin from a mutation of a normal cell. Mutations begin to occur when a cell does not die as it should and new cells continue to produce when the body does not need them. The extra cells [...]

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Bouncing back after baby

Having a baby is a life-changing and amazing experience. When you hold your little bundle for the first time, you are elated beyond measure. But shortly after returning home and getting into your daily routine, you realize that your body is not what it used to be. Your body is caught in a state of [...]

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Critical Thinking

Q: What is critical thinking? A: Thank you for a great question. Here are thoughts from Michael Scriven and Richard Paul from the National Council for Excellence in Critical Thinking Instruction.   A Brief Conceptualization of Critical Thinking Critical thinking is the intellectually disciplined process of actively and skillfully conceptualizing, applying, analyzing, synthesizing and/or evaluating [...]

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