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Crash Landing: Coping With Post-Event Blues

Crash Landing: Coping With Post-Event Blues

Maybe it’s a marathon you trained hard for, the wedding you spent a year planning, that vacation you dreamed of, or even hitting “send” on a major work project that dominated your life for months. The long-awaited day on the calenda...
2/21/2018 | Crash Landing: Coping With Post-Event Blues

Tips to Help You Prepare for Emergencies

Tips to Help You Prepare for Emergencies

When you think about preparing for emergencies, many people may think all they need to do is head to the Emergency Department or call 911. And depending on the situation, that’s often true. But there are also some basic steps that you can take ...
2/21/2018 | Tips to Help You Prepare for Emergencies

The Skinny on Saturated Fat

The Skinny on Saturated Fat

Saturated fat, unsaturated fat, trans fat — it can be hard to keep them all straight, much less know which ones you should keep off your plate. And it doesn’t help when experts give conflicting advice on what you should or shouldn’t...
2/07/2018 | The Skinny on Saturated Fat

Understanding High Blood Pressure

Understanding High Blood Pressure

We’re all familiar with getting our blood pressure checked during a visit to the doctor – the inflatable cuff that slides around our upper arm and gives it a “squeeze.” Unless we’ve been diagnosed with high blood pressur...
2/02/2018 | Understanding High Blood Pressure

RED-S Syndrome: What Athletes Need to Know

RED-S Syndrome: What Athletes Need to Know

It’s not uncommon for athletes to watch what they eat, but consuming too few calories for their activity level can trigger a serious condition called Relative Energy Deficiency in Sports (RED-S) syndrome, or what’s more commonly known as ...
1/26/2018 | RED-S Syndrome: What Athletes Need to Know

How to Stay in the Driver's Seat of Your Life

How to Stay in the Driver

Even though we’re far enough into the new year for some people’s resolutions to have already gone by the wayside, the reality is that it is never too late to commit to making positive changes.When you decide it’s time to bring about...
1/25/2018 | How to Stay in the Driver's Seat of Your Life

 

 

 

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