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How to Stay Healthy When Illness Hits Home

How to Stay Healthy When Illness Hits Home

It’s that cringe-worthy moment we all dread: when your spouse comes down with a nasty GI virus, or your child sprays you with a sneeze, or your coworker insists on coming to work sick and then coughs all over the office supplies. You reach for ...
12/03/2018 | How to Stay Healthy When Illness Hits Home

Creating Your Winter Survival Plan

Creating Your Winter Survival Plan

Don't let your New Year's Resolution be about staying fit, eating healthy and all of those things you didn't do over the fall and winter. Start now by developing a Winter Survival Plan, so during the New Year you can focus instead on achieving y...
12/01/2018 | Creating Your Winter Survival Plan

Aging Well With HIV

Aging Well With HIV

 Much has changed since the early days of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the United States — including the idea that HIV is a young person’s disease. People over 50 are now the fastest growing demographic of patients living with HIV. ...
11/29/2018 | Aging Well With HIV

How to Prepare for Winter Sports

How to Prepare for Winter Sports

If you enjoy winter sports, chances are you’re already making sure your equipment is ready for the season. While your skis are tuned and skates sharpened, there’s another element to make sure is ready for the slopes – your body. Eve...
11/27/2018 | How to Prepare for Winter Sports

Finding Good Deals on Workout Clothes

Finding Good Deals on Workout Clothes

So you've decided to add running to your workout routine. The first thing you'll need to do is buy some gear, and if you limit your shopping to, say, an online athletic store, you may conclude this fitness initiative will require a second mortgage on...
11/22/2018 | Finding Good Deals on Workout Clothes

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

 

 

 

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