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Wellness in Practice
Thursday, January 28, 2010
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authored by: Kristen Mucci-Mosier
In a recent study by the New England Journal of Medicine, scientists found that if everyone reduced their salt intake by a half a teaspoon per day, there would be between 54,000 and 99,000 fewer heart attacks each year and between 44,000 and 92,000 fewer deaths. Wow, that’s pretty startling. Makes you rethink that extra shake at dinner, huh?
Your World at Home
Wednesday, January 27, 2010
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Good health is not always associated with modern convenience or amenities: Calorie-laden or preserved fast foods instead of healthy home-cooked meals. Time-saving driving in lieu of walking. Watching television rather than getting some shut-eye. These temptations too often win the battle over healthy choices.
Wellness in Practice
Wednesday, January 27, 2010
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authored by: Kristen Mucci-Mosier
I celebrated my birthday this week, receiving many warm words and thoughtful gifts from friends and family. It got me thinking…what can I do to pay it forward? What’s a gift that I could give back to those who need it the most? Well, January not only marks the month I was born, but it also happens to be National Blood Donor Awareness Month.
Notes from the Nursery
Tuesday, January 26, 2010
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Did you ever laugh so hard you nearly peed your pants? (I have a friend who leaks every time she cracks up.) She’s not alone. One in three women experience light bladder leakage (LBL), involuntary leakage that results from things like laughing, coughing, sneezing or exercising. This is often caused by weak pelvic floor muscles, which can be worsened by obesity, pregnancy, childbirth and hysterectomy.
Midlife Matters
Friday, January 22, 2010
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authored by: Sheryl Kraft
I recently came across an article written by Glamour's Editor-in-Chief, Cindi Levine, on the Huffington Post about a sleep challenge. Basically, there are hundreds in agreement that they just don't get enough. We all have our personal "enough's": - six hours may be enough for you, while for me?

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