December 2017

 
Man Flu
 
And You Thought He Was Just Being Whiny!
 
True or false? Men suffer more and have worse flu symptoms than women.
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Blood Type Diet
 
Eating for Your Blood Type
 
Could your blood type affect how your body responds to certain foods?
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15 Money-Saving Health Tips
 
15 Money-Saving Health Tips
 
Didn’t think getting healthy had an impact on your wallet? Think again!
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Cleaning for the Holidays?
 
Cleaning the House for Company this Holiday Season?
 
Give yourself some credit. Those chores may be more of a workout than you thought!
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November 2017

 
What Happens to Your Body After That Thanksgiving Meal?
 
Tired after Turkey? Don't Blame the Tryptophan
 
We all look forward to that Thanksgiving dinner with plenty of trimmings. But what happens after the feast? Here's 10 ways to avoid that post-Thanksgiving lull.
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Turning Negative Self-Talk Around
 
Turning Negative Self-Talk Around
 
Our exercise physiologist offers advice on how to reverse personal negativity when you might not have a "perfect" day.
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These Blueberries Are Made of...What?!
 
This "Blueberry" Muffin Is Made of...What?!
 
Buyers, beware! "Blueberry" doesn’t always mean what you think it does.
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7 Cringe-Worthy Conversations You Should Have with Your OB/GYN
 
7 Cringe-Worthy Conversations You Should Have with Your OB/GYN
 
Working up the courage to ask an uncomfortable question at your annual exam? Just blurt it out.
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Sweet Potato Chili

October 2017

 
No More Food Rules, Please.
 
Forget Everything You've Heard about Dieting
 
So many food "rules," but are they worth it? Here's the one thing you actually need to do.
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Grocery Store Guide
 
Navigate the Grocery Store Like a Pro [Infographic]
 
Did you know there's a trick to grocery shopping for healthy eating? Find out.
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Are You Caught in the "Social Media Trap?"
 
Are You Caught in the "Social Media Trap?"
 
Realize that social media is the highlight reel by incorporating these six practices when logged in to social media.
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Is It Sadness or is It Serious? How to Pick Up on Depression
 
Depression vs. Sadness - What's the Difference?
 
The term depression is thrown around as a synonym for sadness, but they are two different things.
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CHI Health Orthopedics

September 2017

 
How to Choose Your Best Walking Shoe
 
How to Choose Your Best Walking Shoe
 
Choosing a walking shoe might seem simple - but there's more to a good walking shoe than you might think.
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Eat This: Food Tips for Beginning Walkers
 
6 Ways to Fuel Your Body for Your Next Workout
 
Keep these six factors in mind to ensure proper nutrition for your workout.
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Stretch It Out: Mechanics to Make a Difference
 
Stretch It Out: Mechanics to Make a Difference
 
Our athletic trainer explains how and why to do static and dynamic stretching.
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5 Things You Need to Know About Walking
 
5 Things You Need to Know About Walking
 
We’ve all heard that walking is good for our health. Here are five tips to consider before going on your next walk.
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August 2017

 
How to Manage Your Diet when You Are Stressed
 
DYK Your Body Can Make Sugar When You're Stressed?
 
Here's how to manage your diet when you're stressed to avoid weight gain.
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Toxic Relationships
 
How to Identify a Toxic Relationship
 

Learn the differences between healthy, unhealthy and abusive relationships.
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The Secret About Supplements
 
The Truth About Supplements
 
Don't take another nutritional supplement until you read this.
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5 Secrets to a Marvelous Midlife
 
5 Secrets to a Marvelous Midlife
 
Face midlife head-on with these five secrets to aging well.
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Pour it on. Hydration Hints

July 2017

 
Fact or Fiction? Intermittent Fasting Helps You Lose Weight
 
Fact or Fiction? Intermittent Fasting Helps You Lose Weight
 
Our team tried it. Learn the truth about intermittent fasting.
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Hidden Traps of Diet Foods
 
Hidden Traps of Diet Foods
 
DYK that you might be better off choosing corn syrup over agave nectar?
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Debilitating Migraine Relief
 
Debilitating Migraine Relief
 
Migraine-free in just 15 minutes? It's possible!
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Sleep and Dreams - Why are they Necessary?
 
Sleep and Dreams - Why are they Necessary?
 
You may be surprised at how much work your brain does while you sleep.
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What do you know about stress?

June 2017

 
6 Ways Apple Cider Vinegar Makes You Healthier
 
Fact or Fiction: Apple Cider Vinegar Makes You Healthier
 
Can the kitchen cupboard beat the medicine cabinet for what ails you?
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10 Ways to Cut Calories Fast
 
10 Ways to Quickly Cut Calories
 
Fat has 9 calories per gram; try these swaps to reduce your fat intake and shrink your waistline.
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3 Myths About Your Vision
 
Does Staring All Day at a Computer Screen Cause Permanent Eye Damage?
 
Get 20/20 clarity on some common vision-related beliefs.
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Skin Cancer on the Rise
 
Are You at Risk for the Deadliest Skin Cancer?
 
Learn why melanoma might be on the rise and how to spot it early.
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Lime Shrimp Kebabs

May 2017

 
Doctor checking patient's heart
 
A Serious Condition Many of Us Don't Even Know We Have
 
One-fourth of us are born with this condition and don't realize it until later in life.
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Detox
 
To Cleanse or Not to Cleanse?
 
Cleanses and detox diets claim you'll shed pounds fast, but do they really work?
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Ticks
 
Nature's Hitchhiker: Ticks.
 
How to prevent tick bites, properly remove an attached tick and when to worry about Lyme disease.
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Optimism
 
DYK Research Shows Optimistic People Often Live Longer?
 
Even pessimists can learn an optimistic mindset with these three tips.
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Superhero Sunday

April 2017

 
Moving Happy
 
Doing This One Thing Can Make You Happier
 
Before doing anything else to boost your mood, try this one, simple thing.
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Tired and Fat
 
Can Losing Sleep Make You Fat?
 
Fatigue isn't the only side effect of sleep deprivation.
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Scar laser
 
Bid Adieu to Scar Tissue
 
You don't have to live with that scar. An advanced laser - the only one in the region - is improving the look and feel of scars.
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Group eating
 
Are You Skinny Fat?
 
The difference between skinny and fit may surprise you.
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Grilled Chicken with Thyme

March 2017

 
Yo Yo Dieting
 
Yo Yo Dieting: How it Can Hurt You
 
Are you a yo-yo dieter? You may be at risk for a serious condition.
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Park Workouts
 
Skip the Gym and Go Outside
 
Take the kids to the neighborhood park and get fit with these 10 simple exercises.
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Pre Diabetes
 
1 in 3 Has Pre-diabetes. Can You Beat It?
 
Pre-diabetes is avoidable for most. Learn how to lower your risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
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Google Glass
 
How Someone Thousands of Miles Away is Instrumental to Your Doctor Visit
 
Your next checkup might look a bit different because of this new trend.
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Low Cholesterol Black Bean Chili Recipe

February 2017

 
Life's Simple 7
 
Do You Know Life's Simple 7?
 
Live by these 7 rules to increase your quality of life and to live longer.
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Heart Disease Could Be Killing You
 
Is This Killing You?
 
Learn how you can make changes today to reverse this common condition.
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Emotional Eating
 
5 Ways to Break the Cycle of Emotional Eating
 
Raid the fridge when you're upset or stressed? That's emotional eating. Here's how to stop.
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What's the Deal with Shoes?
 
Stepping Up Your Shoe Choices
 
Do you know which shoes are best for your feet? And in case you're wondering, ballet flats provide no favors for your feet.
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Spaghetti Squash with Turkey Meatballs Heart-Healthy Recipe

 

January 2017

 
17 Tips for 2017
 
17 Tips for 2017
 
Avoid the "adult pacifier" and 16 other tips to make 2017 a healthy year for your mind and body.
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Portion Sizes
 
How to Use Your Hand to Measure Portion Sizes
 
Our dietitian gives you the rules of thumb - pun intended - to keep your portions in check.
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These Fats and Cards are Healthy
 
Do You Know the 3 Things You Need to Eat Everyday?
 
Nutrition is complicated and simple at the same time. We help you understand what needs to go on your plate.
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What is more beneficial: exercise or diet?
 
Which Is Better: Exercise or Diet?
 
Does diet do more for keeping you fit and healthy than exercise? Our dietitian weighs in.
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Physical activity quiz