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Prescription: Walk for Heart Health

by Jessica B. February 26th, 2021
I know you have probably heard it before, but one of the easiest ways you can boost heart health, starting right now, is by adding a little bit more movement to your every day routine.

It doesn’t have to be a run or a bike ride. I’m talking about opening
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Steps to a Healthier Restaurant Meal

by Louise February 19th, 2021
Dining out can be a welcome excursion from cooking your own meal, but it can also lead to deviations from healthful habits. Restaurant meals tend to be oversized and overloaded with fat and sodium. Fortunately, there are a few steps you can take to make your break from home cooked meals as healthful as can be.

Before you go. Try to get a look at the menu beforehand to see if there are some reasonably healthy options. If you're wondering about
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Women and Heart Attacks

by Jessica B. February 12th, 2021
A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association shows that women are more likely to die in the hospital after a heart attack than men. Part of the reason may be that women are less likely to experience symptoms of chest pains when having a heart attack, and thus don’t go to the hospital as quickly.

There has been a lot of talk lately about women’s symptoms being different than men’s symptoms, but even with increased
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  • Curling: A Mild Form of Exercise

    by Lori Sciame February 5th, 2021
    The forecast in Wisconsin called for freezing temperatures and sporadic snow showers. As far as winters go, this had been an easy one, but for some reason I still had a pretty severe case of the winter blahs. To combat this state of mind, I tried a type of exercise I’d never done before. It involved a broom, a stone, and ice. You probably guessed from the title –
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  • Handle Stress and Live Forever!

    by Joe Lawrence January 29th, 2021
    Stress can age a person like nothing else. Just look at before and after pictures of all the Presidents. Presidents Clinton and Obama both look very young prior to assuming office. Then look at them eight years later. Sure they are eight years older, but they appear to have aged twice that much. Why? Stress.

    Leading the free world must be a tough job. My boss gets calls for executive
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  • Important: Preconception Counseling

    by Kimberly Hays January 22nd, 2021
    We all know the importance of taking good care of our bodies after finding out we are pregnant. We do this by eating well, and by taking vitamins and seeing our doctor regularly. With one baby out of every 33 in the United States being born with birth defects, doctors are now trying to lower those numbers by recommending steps for prevention that start prior to conceiving.

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