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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/Guest Author| Profile/Number of views (10423)/Comments (0)/
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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/Shelby Schroeder| Profile/Number of views (18623)/Comments (0)/
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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

Wellness with Cindy

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/Cindy Sue Blair| Profile/Number of views (9951)/Comments (0)/
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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/Juliet Simone| Profile/Number of views (11392)/Comments (0)/
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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/Guest Author| Profile/Number of views (10255)/Comments (0)/
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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/Peter| Profile/Number of views (11371)/Comments (0)/
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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/Peter| Profile/Number of views (11836)/Comments (0)/
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Go take a walk

Go take a walk

National Walking Day is a good time to get started on a very healthy habit

Something as simple as a 30-minute walk can change your outlook for the day. Making walks, or any physical activity, a regular part of the routine requires being intentional.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015/Anne Heinrich| Profile/Number of views (12751)/Comments (0)/
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Clearing up confusion about Medicare

Clearing up confusion about Medicare

Oasis partners with NCOA to offer great service: My Medicare Matters

 

Understanding the complexities of Medicare can be really difficult.  It’s important to have a reliable resource as you navigate the process to get the coverage you need. With My Medicare Matters, help is just a click away.

Monday, April 06, 2015/Marcia Kerz| Profile/Number of views (20882)/Comments (0)/
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CATCH Healthy Habits programs getting special recognition

CATCH Healthy Habits programs getting special recognition

The value of our unique intergenerational approach to healthy living is catching on.

Proclamations signify matters of great importance. With generous support from Anthem Foundation, CATCH Healthy Habits is making change that will have lasting impact.

Thursday, April 09, 2015/Peter| Profile/Number of views (24605)/Comments (0)/
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Volunteering with Oasis is good for you!

Volunteering with Oasis is good for you!

Wellness with Cindy

Oasis volunteers donate more than 500,000 hours of service every year. Find out how to join the ranks!

Friday, April 17, 2015/Cindy Sue Blair| Profile/Number of views (20564)/Comments (0)/
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The truth about carbohydrates

The truth about carbohydrates

Guest blogger Libby Lamancusa shares that they aren't so bad

As U.S. rates of obesity and obesity-related diseases (Type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and cancer) have risen, so has carb consumption, leading some to quickly blame carbs as the obesity villain, the evil in our diets needing to be purged. But a closer look tells a different truth.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015/Guest Author| Profile/Number of views (16964)/Comments (0)/
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Wheels and feet to a mini retreat

Wheels and feet to a mini retreat

Guest blogger Betty Higbie shares her latest Oasis walking adventure

It’s nice to find walking buddies, some friends who will keep you accountable as you build daily exercise into your routine. Many walkers find high school tracks, other outdoor routes, or even the mall to get a few good miles in. But a walking group from the Oasis Center in Albuquerque takes a different approach to power walking.
 

Friday, April 24, 2015/Guest Author| Profile/Number of views (20932)/Comments (0)/
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30 days of biking . . . and then some

30 days of biking . . . and then some

Making the pledge swept away my excuses and got me back out there

I really needed to get moving again this spring. The pledge was simple.  Ride every day in in April.  Any destination, any distance. The reality was not so simple, but so worth it.

Thursday, April 30, 2015/Janice Branham| Profile/Number of views (23740)/Comments (0)/
Staying Active: A Goal for Every Age

Staying Active: A Goal for Every Age

Dr. Sharon Brangman calls out a strategy to keep kids and adults healthy and active throughout life

Being active and working with kids are two keys to keep feeling young. These volunteers are making real strides in their strength, flexibility and general health.

Thursday, May 07, 2015/Guest Author| Profile/Number of views (21847)/Comments (0)/
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