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Health Halo Effect – Don’t Fall for the Hype

Posted by Caroline Susie on Apr 24, 2017 8:49:27 AM

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Topics: Nutrition

Why Walk?

Posted by Caroline Susie on Apr 5, 2017 9:01:27 AM

Exercise doesn’t need to be complicated; walking is the most primal human movement. Today is National Walking Day and fitness specialist Neal Smith at Folsom Fitness Center shares benefits of walking including:

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Topics: Fitness

Ready for vacation? Don’t forget your travel medicine

Posted by Stacy Covitz on Mar 29, 2017 2:14:34 PM

From vaccines to your traveling pharmacy, it’s best to be prepared

Exactly two years ago, I was hiking, zip lining, and repelling my way through parts of Argentina, Uruguay and Chile.

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Topics: Wellness

Why are younger women getting breast cancer?

Posted by Lynette Wilkinson on Mar 23, 2017 9:24:04 AM

Younger women are getting breast cancer, but why? Is it that women are being tested earlier and do more breast self-exams? Is it genetic? Is it the environment, or perhaps lifestyle and eating habits? 

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Topics: Wellness

Eating to Prevent Colon Cancer

Posted by Caroline Susie on Mar 14, 2017 11:11:51 AM

While 90% of colon cancer occurs in adults over the age of 50, colon cancer diagnosis are on the rise in millennials. While researchers are still trying to figure out why, colon cancer still remains the number one most preventable cancer. Here is what the latest research shows us:

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Topics: Nutrition

Could menopausal symptoms be hiding a thyroid condition?

Posted by Calvert Collins-Bratton on Mar 10, 2017 8:04:00 AM

You’re a middle-aged woman. You’re tired all the time and have trouble sleeping. You’re gaining weight, plagued with hot flashes, and your menstrual cycle is irregular. You might assume you’re going through menopause. But could it be something else?

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Topics: Wellness

Cholesterol 101

Posted by Stacy Covitz on Mar 8, 2017 9:50:27 AM

It’s one of those medical terms we know is important…but we’re not really sure why. What really is cholesterol? What’s the difference between LDLs and HDLs, and why do we add them together? It’s hard to turn on the TV without a seeing a commercial for cholesterol-lowering medication, but few of us really understand what it really is, and why we need to care.

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Topics: Wellness

How to Navigate the Salad Bar

Posted by Caroline Susie on Feb 20, 2017 1:59:06 PM

When you are trying to eat right, you go for the salad, right?  But did you know that some salads have more than 1,000 calories in them?  Gasp!  That is more than 3 oz lean beef, green beans and a potato side!  You can get to 1,000 calories in a hurry with toppings like cheese, croutons, fried meats and creamy dressing.  In fact, most fast food salads have more calories than a burger.  Yikes!  Here is how you can build and order salad and feel good about your decision.

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Topics: Nutrition, Recipes

Recipe Rehab: Game Day Edition

Posted by Lizzy McCrary on Feb 3, 2017 7:30:00 AM

One month into 2017, many resolutions have come and gone. Some faithful dieters are still sticking to their guns and cutting calories and increasing exercise. Often by the time the Big Game rolls around the first Sunday in February, healthy habits can go out the window. After all, Super Bowl food is rarely super-healthy.

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Topics: Nutrition, Recipes

“Seasonal” Allergies Can Be Year Round

Posted by Calvert Collins-Bratton on Feb 2, 2017 2:08:51 PM

If you suffer from sneezing, runny nose, watery eyes, and congestion, you may be one of the 40 million people in the United States with seasonal allergies. 

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Topics: Wellness

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Health Halo Effect – Don’t Fall for the Hype

Methodist Health System Manager of Employee Wellness, Caroline Susie, explains what you need to watch out for on food labels. “Made with Agave”, “All Natural”, “Gluten Free.” We’ve all heard or read...Read more

Why Walk?

Exercise doesn’t need to be complicated; walking is the most primal human movement. Today is National Walking Day and fitness specialist Neal Smith at Folsom Fitness Center shares benefits of walking...Read more

Ready for vacation? Don’t forget your travel medicine

From vaccines to your traveling pharmacy, it’s best to be prepared Exactly two years ago, I was hiking, zip lining, and repelling my way through parts of Argentina, Uruguay and Chile. I like to think...Read more

Why are younger women getting breast cancer?

Younger women are getting breast cancer, but why? Is it that women are being tested earlier and do more breast self-exams? Is it genetic? Is it the environment, or perhaps lifestyle and eating...Read more

Eating to Prevent Colon Cancer

While 90% of colon cancer occurs in adults over the age of 50, colon cancer diagnosis are on the rise in millennials. While researchers are still trying to figure out why, colon cancer still...Read more