Sitting Disease

July 21, 2014 / Kristy Huffman,RN

Medical experts are starting to refer to long periods of inactivity and its alarming negative health consequences as “sitting disease.” In 2011, the Centers of...

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Regular Physical Activity Can Help You Have a More Comfortable Pregnancy

July 01, 2014 / Mike Siegel MD

Pregnancy is a wonderful experience in a woman’s life. For most women, however, the experience is mixed with feelings of happiness and discomfort. Exercising...

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May is Asthma Awareness Month

May 13, 2014 / Kristy Huffman,RN

Did you know most people average about 17,280 breaths in a day? We don’t have to think about breathing because it is controlled by our body’s autonomic nervous...

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Nutrition Label Makeover

April 25, 2014 / Alexa Anderson

Choosing healthier foods at the grocery store may soon be a little easier. The Food and Drug Administration has proposed an update to the 20-year-old Nutrition Facts...

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Stroke Risk for Women

April 01, 2014 / Kristy Huffman,RN

Did you know that women face a higher risk of stroke than men? Stroke is the number three cause of death in women. For the first time, the American Heart Association...

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