eNewsletter Archive - CHI Health, Nebraska (NE) - Southwest Iowa (IA)

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

 

December 2016

 
How to Eat Healthy at Holiday Parties
 
Yes, You CAN Eat Healthy at Holiday Parties
 
Use these 8 tricks to navigate your next holiday shindig without adding on pounds.
Learn How
 
 
KETV Live Broadcasts a Carpal Tunnel Surgery
 
KETV Live Broadcasts a Carpal Tunnel Surgery
 
It's not as scary as it sounds. Dr. Firestone shows us how it's done on live TV.
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Naughty Santa: A Dietitian's Nightmare
 
Naughty Santa: A Dietitian's Nightmare
 
Ho-ho-hope you're not following Santa's bad habits. Our dietitian scolds Santa and offers healthy tips you can use, too.
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Beat the Stress of the Holidays with Our Adult Coloring Sheets
 
Does the Holiday Season Have You Stressing Out?
 
Download our holiday-themed coloring sheets and color away the stress.
Start Coloring
 
Celebrate 2017 with a FREE calendar!

November 2016

 
Attitude of Gratitude Can Make You Healthier and Happier
 
Attitude of Gratitude Can Make You Healthier and Happier
 
Healthy people tend to be grateful. Here's 10 easy ways to show more gratitude.
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How to Make Willpower Work for You
 
How to Make Willpower Work for You
 
Having the willpower to reach your goals - weight or otherwise - is attainable. Follow our guide to boost your willpower.
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How to Avoid Gas, Bloating and Flatulence
 
Avoid Gas and Bloating with These Simple Tips
 
You might not need pills and remedies to avoid gas, bloating, flatulence and indigestion. Find relief by following our diet guide.
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Yes, Really, You Can Beat Burnout
 
Yes, Really, You Can Beat Burnout
 
Beat burnout this holiday season with these four tips from our expert.
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A taste of home - Pumpkin-Cranberry Gift Loaves

October 2016

 
Why You're Missing Out
 
Are You Missing Out on the Big Stuff?
 
Is it possible you’re missing out on your life because you’re constantly looking down at your phone or taking endless photos?
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Can you avoid breast cancer?
 
Can You Actually Avoid Breast Cancer?
 
There may be healthy ways to keep breast cancer at bay.
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No-cook meals
 
Quick No-Cook Meals
 
No need to spend hours prepping for a tasty, healthy meal.
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Worn sneakers
 
4 Signs it Might Be Time to Replace Your Walking Shoes
 
If the #SidewalkMarathon took a toll on your sneakers, it might be time for a new pair.
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MyHuskerStreak

September 2016

 
7-Day Reset Menu
 
Had a Junk Food Day? Try the 7-Day Reset
 
Don't be too hard on yourself. Our 7-Day Reset can get you back on track.
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Children
 
Tired from All Your Kids' Activities?
 
How to not overschedule your kids (and yourself) this school year.
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Brain-Boosting Tips
 
6 Brain-Boosting Tips to Stave Off Dementia
 
Exercise your brain - it's a use-it-or-lose-it situation.
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Peanut Butter
 
Know Peanut Butter? Think Again
 
4 must-know facts about peanut butter to keep you and your family healthy.
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Sidewalk Marathon

August 2016

 
Not all Milks are Created Equal
 
Moo-ve on Over Cow’s Milk
 
Non-dairy milks can provide nutrient-rich alternatives to cow’s milk. Here are 5 alternatives.
Read More
 
 
A Safer Way to Get Out of Bed
 
DYK there's a Right - and Wrong - Way to Get Out of Bed?
 
Ease strain and prevent injury by following these tips.
Read More
 
 
What's Normal? Understanding Constipation
 
What's a "Normal" Bowel Movement?
 
4 ways to tell if you’re constipated.
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Metabolism Dragging?
 
Metabolism Dragging?
 
Dump the constant dieting if you're trying to improve your metabolism - learn why.
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3 Substitutes to Make Your Next Barbecue Healthier

July 2016

 
7 Hidden Truths About Processed Foods
 
7 Hidden Truths About Processed Foods
 
More than 70% of a typical diet is processed foods - find out what this does to your body.
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Is a Five-Minute Run Enough? Surprise – Could Be!
 
Is a Five-Minute Run Enough to Live Longer?
 
New research suggests that even small amounts of movement can increase longevity.
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Can a Simple Smell Cure What Ails You?

 
Can a Simple Smell Cure What Ails You?
 
Learn what essential oils can be used to treat a host of ailments.
Read More
 
 
Five Ways to Have a No-Bummer Summer
 
Five Ways to Have a No-Bummer Summer
 
Don't let anything stop the fun. Our experts give tips to avoid food poisoning, bug bites, water accidents, heat stroke and sunburn.
Read More
 
What's the buzz with mosquitoes? Take our bite-sized quiz

June 2016

 
Men's Top 5 Health Concerns
 
Men's Top 5 Health Concerns
 
DYK men are almost 25 percent less likely to visit the doctor than women?
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Mental Health Myths Vs. Facts
 
Mental Health: Myths Vs. Facts
 
Get the facts from our infographic, like if mental illness is preventable.
Read More
 
 

7 Reasons You May Be Tired All the Time

 
7 Reasons You May Be Tired All the Time
 
The reason you’re constantly tired might not be obvious.
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Is Latest Diet Craze Right for You?
 
Is the Latest Diet Craze Right for You?
 
Our registered dietitian dishes out the details.
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Stressed? Find out if your symptoms are signs of stress

May 2016

 
Dreading swimsuit season?
 
Dreading Swimsuit Season? Here are Some Last Minute Tips
 
Some small changes can lead to big results just in time to get out that new swimsuit.
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Stress less
 
Stress Less: Are You Feeling Overwhelmed?
 
Too much stress can be bad for your health. Here are some stress-relieving tips.
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Is your favorite food loaded with fat?

 
Surprising Foods that are Loaded with Fat
 
More fat than you think could be hiding in that salad you're about to order.
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New treatment for skin cancer
 
New Therapy Removes Skin Cancer Without Surgery
 
It's not too good to be true! This treatment removes skin cancer without scarring or pain.
Read More
 
What's for dinner? Mini Greek Chicken Kabobs

April 2016

 

You Devour 77 Pounds of Sugar a Year

 
Sugar is Lurking in Your Food and You Don't Even Know it
 
DYK the 21 ingredients which are actually added sugars?
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Six Fast Fixes for a Bad Mood
 
Six Fast Fixes for a Bad Mood
 
After admitting to yourself that you're in a bad mood, here's how you can fix your funk.
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Skip the Gym, Pop a Pill?

 
Skip the Gym, Pop a Pill?
 
Sounds like a dream come true – a pill that would replace working out at the gym. But is it too far-fetched?
Read More
 
 
Group laughing and eating
 
Don't Suffer from IBS Anymore
 
Use this guide to determine which foods to eat - and which foods to avoid.
Read More
 
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March 2016

 

Four tips to conquer spring allergies

 
Four Tips to Conquer Spring Allergies
 
Beating allergies (and enjoying springtime) shouldn't be a chore.
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Connection between Mood and Food
 
The Mood-Food Connection
 
Not so fast! Use the H-A-L-T method the next time you find yourself reaching for a snack.
Read More
 
 

Colonoscopy questions answered

 
Avoiding a Colonoscopy?
 
Don't. Dr. Kizer debunks common excuses for putting it off - and none are worth your life.
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Anti-aging foods
 
The Secret to Looking Younger
 
You can stall the signs of aging with these 12 foods.
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Did someone say

February 2016

 

Women are ignoring important warning signs

 
Heart Attacks Don't Discriminate . . .
 
But their symptoms might appear differently in women than men.
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12 amazing facts about your ticker
 
12 Amazing Facts About Your Ticker
 
Our infographic shows how to keep your heart in good health.
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Six habits to take to heart

 
Six Habits to Take to Heart
 
What you need to do to reduce your risk of heart disease.
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Is it the Fountain of Youth?
 
Is it the Fountain of Youth?
 
A little white pill could add decades to your life.
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Inspired calling. Incredible career.