Video Blog: How to Strengthen Your Hips

This exercise is great for the hips, the outer part that without some sort of lateral motion like roller blading, hockey, basketball or a slide board is usually not exercised and becomes weak.  In women, saddle bags or flabby thigh muscles can occur and in men a tightness in the hips that results in weakness [...]

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February is National Cancer Prevention Month

Over one-third of all cancers can be prevented by healthy diet, physical activity and weight management.  February—National Cancer Prevention Month—provides the perfect excuse to revive those dwindling New Year’s resolutions and start working towards a healthy lifestyle. Choose mostly plant foods, limit red and avoid processed meats. Preparing meals focused around vegetables, fruits, whole grains [...]

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Video Blog: What’s the Story on Creation?

The great Creation debate continues between believers and non-believers, scholars and theologians.  Bishop Don Hying shares a snippet about what Catholics believe about the world’s beginnings.  Based upon the Catechism of the Catholic Church.  

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Heart Health: Read Nutrition Labels

February is National Heart Month, so each Friday in February we will be posting an article about steps a person can take to reduce their risk of heart disease.  Our featured blogger is Kristy Krause, a nurse with Agnesian HealthCare.  Kristy is also our Cardiac Educator. Nutrition labels can tell you a story about the food you [...]

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Women’s Health: What should you know about heart health?

February – as American Heart Month – is the perfect time to talk about heart disease in women. Symptoms of a heart attack in women can be a little different than those in men. The most classic symptom is chest pain – in the front, radiating to either shoulder or down either arm, as well [...]

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Leading Inspiration: Q & A About Military – Returning Service Personnel

Q: As women and men return to their jobs after military service, what can I as an employer do to assist them in this transition? A: Thank you for your great and timely question. The National Guard and Reserve are an integral part of our military. Almost half of the men and women serving in [...]

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Video Blog: Office Workout for February

Feel like you need to move more at work?  Want some fun exercises that you can do at your desk? Want to work some fitness into your day? Want to burn more calories than those you merely burn breathing? Well…join the Associate Wellness Committee as we show you a fun new exercise a month that [...]

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