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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.

 

 

Eating Mindfully Can Help Manage Holiday Temptations

Eating Mindfully Can Help Manage Holiday Temptations

Fall doesn’t just mark a change in temperatures. It seems like it’s the start of a season of sweets. It begins with the return of a certain sugar-laden pumpkin-flavored coffee drink and continues through buckets of candy to the seemingly ...
11/16/2018 | Eating Mindfully Can Help Manage Holiday Temptations

Deep-Frying Turkey? Don't Get Burned by Lack of Knowledge

Deep-Frying Turkey? Don

You can’t open a magazine or web site this time of year without finding dozens of tips on how to create the perfect Thanksgiving meal. But did you know that Thanksgiving is the most dangerous day of the year in the kitchen? As deep-frying ...
11/12/2018 | Deep-Frying Turkey? Don't Get Burned by Lack of Knowledge

The Importance of Advance Care Planning

The Importance of Advance Care Planning

Most people say they want to be in control of their own medical care, but a staggering number of people have no plan in place should they become too sick or injured to make decisions for themselves. Advance directives -- legal documents that out...
10/17/2018 | The Importance of Advance Care Planning

Soaring Temperatures Increase Risk of Heat-related Illness

Soaring Temperatures Increase Risk of Heat-related Illness

With Madison-area temperatures expected to soar through the 90s on their way to close to 100 degrees this week, UW Health emergency medicine physicians wan you to think about your health when you're enjoying the summer sun. The combination of hi...
6/28/2018 | Soaring Temperatures Increase Risk of Heat-related Illness

The Health Benefit of Pets

The Health Benefit of Pets

Pet owners have known all along that animal companions are good for our health, and research backs up the claims. While dogs and cats get most of the recognition, birds, rabbits, fish, even horses and pigs can fill an important role in our lives. UW ...
6/21/2018 | The Health Benefit of Pets

 

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