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Healthy Living

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle goes beyond diet and exercise - it's also about how we choose to live our lives. Laugh every chance you get, enjoy time with friends and family and make the most of every day with help from the following articles.

 

 

The Right Way to Treat Burns

The Right Way to Treat Burns

Water from a boiling pot splashes onto your arm. In search of cool relief, you reach for an ice pack. But that’s the last thing you should do, says Angela Gibson, MD, PhD, who specializes in the surgical treatment of burns and trauma at UW Heal...
9/19/2017 | The Right Way to Treat Burns

What Does Wellness Mean to You?

What Does Wellness Mean to You?

What is wellness? Free Wellness Intake Take your first step toward wellness by requesting a free wellness intake with the wellness experts at UW Health at The American Center.Answering that question, says UW Health primary care physician Li...
3/03/2017 | What Does Wellness Mean to You?

Feeling Lonely? Generate Your Own Warmth

Feeling Lonely? Generate Your Own Warmth

Having friends doesn’t just help our mental health, they help our physical health, too. And thanks to social media, we can now stay connected to friends and family across the globe. Things like Facetime and chat features help us keep friends an...
2/22/2017 | Feeling Lonely? Generate Your Own Warmth

Creating New Healthy Habits

Creating New Healthy Habits

Maybe it’s the New Year, or even a certain birthday milestone – the time comes when we plan to make healthy lifestyle changes like exercising regularly, eating better, or finally getting that dental check-up. And, soon after we find our g...
1/19/2017 | Creating New Healthy Habits

The Mystery of Masked Hypertension

The Mystery of Masked Hypertension

Connie Kilmark has always prided herself on her good health habits. The 68-year-old doesn’t smoke, exercises six times a week and loves vegetables so much she “could eat a pound and a half of broccoli at dinner.” Her decades of regu...
1/17/2017 | The Mystery of Masked Hypertension

 

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