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With winter creeping up on us, it means shorter daylight time and colder temperatures. For many people, it will also be a time of the year when their physical activity efforts dip. People often reduce the amount of time they spend being physically active over the winter, usually due in part to it being so …

Merry Fitness

Written by John A. Anderson – Editor in Chief Ah, the festive weight of the holiday season. Typically, the holidays leave a few lingering reminders. Combine Halloween candy with that Thanksgiving dinner and those Christmas cookies, then wash it all down with festive New Year’s celebrations and you have the recipe for a healthy holiday …

It’s the time of year so many people dread. Just when the last of the Halloween candy is either consumed or discarded; BAM! Thanksgiving. And the sugar binge begins anew. The holiday season is a three-month junk food marathon, but Thanksgiving is the foremost culprit. Why? The entire holiday is based around a meal! Sure, …

helping addicts

One of the hardest situations that a family can face is having a loved one suffering from addiction. Families face a huge dilemma, in which they want to show love and support for their suffering loved one, but that loved one isn’t getting better and often seems to be getting worse. The question families need …

veneers

If you’ve got chips, gaps, discoloration, etc., veneers are the way to go, right? I’d say yes, but beware. There is a vast array of results you’re going to get, depending on who you see. Cosmetic dentistry has come a long way. We can take a mouth full of unsightly problems and make the smile …

By Ilchi Lee Too often, we view life over 55 or 60 as though there is little to live for. This way of thinking is an unfortunate waste of potential since, now that people are living longer lives, there is so much that can be done with these years. Biological research has shown that human …

Flying is already stressful; here are some tips and tricks to make your first flight with baby easier! Written by Maureen Ferrin The day our plane tickets to Hawaii were finalized, I jumped so high I could have reached the clouds. I could already picture us lounging on the beach, sipping ice cold coconuts and …

Do Corporate Wellness Programs Live Up to the Hype?  Written by Caitlin Schille  Corporate wellness programs are all the rage. Companies like them for many reasons, including saving money on healthcare expenditures, increasing employee productivity, promoting good company culture, and attracting the best employees. As a result of Affordable Care Act (ACA) stipulations that encourage workplace wellness, wellness programs have become quite …

How Much Sleep Your Child Really Needs Written by Megan Stewart, National Jewish Health Back to school season is upon us and there’s plenty parents can do now to make sure their kids are ready to go on that first day back in the classroom. Rest Up The key is start establishing a routine while …

Top 3 Myths Myth: You are safe if the sky above is clear Fact: Lightening can strike 10 to 15 miles away from a storm Myth: People struck by lightning carry an electrical charge Fact: False Myth: You are safe from lightening in a house Fact: Lightening flows through various conductors. Avoid using phone land …