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Healthy Bodies

As everyone knows, maintaining a healthy lifestyle includes exercise. But exercising regularly can be challenging for a variety of reasons. Find tips and suggestions for helping you achieve your health goals while staying active and energized.

 

What is a Goiter?

What is a Goiter?

Some people in the United States may remember taking iodine pills or hearing their parents describe taking daily iodine pills. A few generations ago, these pills were a common remedy to reduce the risk of goiters. They were especially important in re...
9/10/2019 | What is a Goiter?

BRCA: What it Means to be at Higher Risk for Cancer

BRCA: What it Means to be at Higher Risk for Cancer

Preventing cancer before it starts is something Dr. Lisa Barroilhet is passionate about. Many of her patients have a family history of breast or ovarian cancer, and an increased chance of developing that same cancer themselves."I have a lot of young ...
8/19/2019 | BRCA: What it Means to be at Higher Risk for Cancer

Digestive Issues: Hard to Talk About, but Possible to Treat

Digestive Issues: Hard to Talk About, but Possible to Treat

Gas, bloating, constipation, belching and reflux. These digestive troubles are an almost universally occurring issue, but rarely discussed or even fully understood by the people they affect.  Melissa Phillips, a Registered Dietitian Nutriti...
8/19/2019 | Digestive Issues: Hard to Talk About, but Possible to Treat

The Connection Between Sugar-Sweetened Beverages and Cancer

The Connection Between Sugar-Sweetened Beverages and Cancer

It’s tempting to sip something sweet during warm summer days, whether it’s fresh-squeezed orange juice at the breakfast table or a frosty glass of lemonade on the patio. But indulging in too many sugar-rich beverages could possibly increa...
8/12/2019 | The Connection Between Sugar-Sweetened Beverages and Cancer

Preventing Yoga Injuries

Preventing Yoga Injuries

The popularity of yoga continues to rise, and there are a lot of good reasons to roll out your mat. “Yoga is unique in that it is meant to be restorative for both the mind and body,” says Melissa Fischer, a UW Health physical therapist wh...
7/22/2019 | Preventing Yoga Injuries

 

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