Forming healthy habits

Forming healthy habits

Developing some new habits can benefit your family's nutrition and budget

Here are some easy ways to improve the nutrition picture in your home - and help with your food budget.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015/Author: Peter Holtgrave/Number of views (37)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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Ending childhood obesity requires collective efforts

Ending childhood obesity requires collective efforts

CATCH Healthy Habits making strides with intergenerational solution

Childhood obesity is a serious problem, but many are working toward solutions that result in better lifestyle choices.
Friday, March 06, 2015/Author: Peter Holtgrave/Number of views (185)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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Get Pumped!

Get Pumped!

Guest blogger Dana Klassen shows how getting pumped can feel great

High blood pressure makes you tired and it can be deadly. Taking the right steps toward better health makes a person look and feel better.
Thursday, March 05, 2015/Author: Guest Author/Number of views (154)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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Healthy mouth, healthy body

Healthy mouth, healthy body

Taking care of your dental health is important at all stages of life

Staying on top of dental care and oral hygiene is an important piece of the health puzzle, especially as we age.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015/Author: Michele Dinman/Number of views (214)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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Dark chocolate, red wine and your health

Dark chocolate, red wine and your health

Guest blogger Vicky Newman reveals why these treats are good for your heart

Have you heard that red wine and dark chocolate are good for you? Find out why.
Wednesday, February 18, 2015/Author: Guest Author/Number of views (600)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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Diabetes, the heart and the trifecta of health

Diabetes, the heart and the trifecta of health

The connection between diabetes and heart disease

Diabetes and heart disease are definitely connected, but with healthy choices, they don't have to be.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015/Author: Juliet/Number of views (451)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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Health insurance marketplace open enrollment ends February 15

Health insurance marketplace open enrollment ends February 15

Guest blogger Ryan Owen explains how and why to act now

It's not too late to sign up or make changes to your Health Insurance Marketplace coverage, but the deadline is coming soon.
Friday, February 06, 2015/Author: William/Number of views (910)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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Keep your heart and lungs healthy with the right kind of exercise

Keep your heart and lungs healthy with the right kind of exercise

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Taking care of your heart with the right kind of exercise is the best way to keep it running like a smooth engine.
Wednesday, February 04, 2015/Author: Cindy Sue Blair/Number of views (669)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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Vaccines are not just for kids

Making sure you are up-to-date on vaccinations is something to discuss with your doctor

Vaccination is the smart way to keep communicable diseases in check.
Tuesday, January 27, 2015/Author: Michele Dinman/Number of views (1007)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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Screenings are good for your health

The best way to detect health problems early is to schedule regular screenings

Take charge of your health and schedule necessary screenings today.
Thursday, January 22, 2015/Author: Michele Dinman/Number of views (1006)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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I'm not smoking--I'm "vaping"

The truth about e-cigarettes

E-cigarettes are one way to kick the smoking habit, but it's important to know the facts.
Thursday, January 15, 2015/Author: Shelby Schroeder/Number of views (1043)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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Power walking that exercises the body and the mind

Guest blogger Betty Higbie shares how her walking group inspires accountability and curiosity

Power walking doesn't have to take place on a track or in the mall. For one OASIS group, the walking is simply a good way to explore.
Thursday, January 08, 2015/Author: Guest Author/Number of views (1500)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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Keeping New Year's resolutions realistic

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There are some easy ways to stick with those resolutions we make at the beginning of each year.
Tuesday, December 30, 2014/Author: Cindy Sue Blair/Number of views (1700)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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Volunteering can be the gift of a lifetime

Holidays might be the perfect time to explore volunteering

In the season of giving, the most valuable gift might be your time and your talents.
Monday, December 15, 2014/Author: Shelby Schroeder/Number of views (2574)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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Generation gaps can get in the way of valuable common ground

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Generation gaps often get in the way of good conversation in the workplace and families, but it doesn't have to be this way.
Wednesday, December 10, 2014/Author: Cindy Sue Blair/Number of views (2075)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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Is it time for a screening?

Colorectal cancer is best detected early with colonoscopy

 One of the best ways to detect colorectal cancer is to have regular screenings.
Monday, December 08, 2014/Author: Michele Dinman/Number of views (2105)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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Medicare open enrollment

December 7 is last day to make changes for 2015

 Last-minute help for Medicare Open Enrollment is available.
Wednesday, December 03, 2014/Author: Kathleen/Number of views (2277)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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New tool makes dining out the healthy way easier

HealthyDiningFinder.com takes the guesswork out of eating out

 Staying healthy while dining out is possible with new tool.
Monday, December 01, 2014/Author: Anne Heinrich/Number of views (2287)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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Exercise is an important part of the conversation about diabetes

National diabetes month good time to discuss importance of exercise for diabetics

The importance of exercise is sometimes overlooked in conversations about diabetes treatment and prevention.
Tuesday, November 25, 2014/Author: Juliet/Number of views (3095)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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Smart feasting on Thanksgiving

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Sharing a Thanksgiving meal with friends and family can lead to calorie overload. These simple steps will help keep the holiday meal tasty and nutritious, with less guilt.
Monday, November 24, 2014/Author: Cindy Sue Blair/Number of views (2537)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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