Monthly Archives: March 2013

Combating what that Easter candy did to you

Let’s face it, there’s a good chance you ate some of those delicious Reese’s peanut butter eggs this weekend. I know I did, and I’m not done yet.

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What’s up, doc? Patients still need family physician

Despite growing popularity of urgent-care facilities, a family physician is still the first responder.

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Police should enforce 4-foot rule when it happens right in front of them

The new law requiring drivers to give bicyclists four foot of leeway is no good if police don’t enforce it.

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Wellness Wrap 3/29/13: Easter candy alternatives; Celebrity food endorsements; Race updates

The weekly Wellness Wrap provides links to recent health and fitness news and lists events that will help you stay fit during the weekend. Check back every Friday morning. Have an interesting health or fitness-related link or event to share? … Continue reading

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Study links bad eating habits to bad moods

Do you turn to a chocolate bar when you’re stressed? Eat more than your fair share of a bag of Utz barbecue potato chips when you’ve had a bad day? Or do you down an entire pint of Ben and … Continue reading

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Nutrition tips: Bar snacks, party spreads and midnight munchies

Calories can add up when socializing with friends, especially when alcohol is involved.

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Trainer: Add ‘cardio finishers’ to strength-training workouts to burn fat

Personal trainer Evan Branin recommends “cardio finishers” in strength-training routines to burn fat.

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Save the date for blood drive, Zumbathon and Fitness fair at Unique Physique

Several things are happening at Unique Physique Fitness Center to help yourself and help others. What’s better than that? On March 29, we have openings for blood donations 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Schedule a time at American Red Cross’ … Continue reading

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When not to run

This may come as a shock, but I hate being sick. I know what you’re thinking, “Most people love hugging a toilet all day, not you, Kate?” No, not me. In the wee hours of yesterday morning a stomach bug … Continue reading

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Wait until baby is 6 months old before introducing solid food

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends introducing solid food to your child at 6 months old.

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