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July 28, 2021

Weight Loss: Why Have I Hit a Plateau?

Why did I suddenly stop losing weight? Things were going well but now the number on the scale is stuck. The good news is that this is a normal part of weight loss. Possible Causes for a Weight-Loss Plateau You lose water weight in the beginning.  When you cut calories,…

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July 27, 2021

What’s the Best Over-the-Counter Medicine for Fever and Pain Relief?

The wide range of drugstore medications to treat fevers and headaches can be puzzling. They can seem to be “all the same thing.” They’re not. There are basically two “branches” in this tree of over-the-counter (OTC) medications, and understanding the two is a great place to start when it comes…

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July 26, 2021

Strength Training and Weight Lifting

In the last of our series of wellness and exercise blogs, I am going to cover some of our strengthening equipment. In the very first blog, I covered our Kinesis One machine, which is a multi-purpose machine that allows you to do lots of different exercises. This machine is excellent…

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Fall Chores Can Keep You Active

Summer’s gone, but the beauty of autumn is that all the winter preparation work we do can help us burn calories and get active. Why not accomplish two positives with every step, swing of the rake and bag of leaves hauled to the curb? We talked with Debbie Lancto, a health…

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How Parents Can Help Stop or Prevent Bullying

Just as kids are formally gathering in classrooms, they’re gathering in school yards, hallways, sports stadiums and online. Parents hope they’re making good friends, but in some cases, just the opposite is happening – through bullying. More and more, bullying is recognized as a behavior that needs to be stopped…

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Dinner Ready in 20: White Chicken Chili

Grill or bake a few extra pounds of chicken ahead of time, buy a rotisserie chicken or cook some in the slow cooker during the day. As long as you have some cooked chicken on hand, with just 5 additional ingredients, you can have a healthy balanced dinner on the…

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