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Midlife Matters
Friday, February 26, 2016
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authored by: Judy Freedman
Wellness in Practice
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
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authored by: Marcia Mangum Cronin
When I visit my primary care provider, I'm not thinking about my mental health. I'm either sick or going for an annual checkup. If it's a checkup, I take a list of health concerns accumulated throughout the year. Mental health has never been on my list—even though there have been times in my life when I needed to see a mental health professional. I also cannot recall a primary care provider ever specifically asking me about my mental health.
Midlife Matters
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
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authored by: Sheryl Kraft
We all have our share of them—those spots on our bodies where fat loves to hang out. For some, it might be areas in the lower body with lovely nicknames like "bubble butt," "thunder thighs," "cankles," "saddlebags," "love handles" or "FUPA" (you'll have to look that one up).Then there's that fat which accumulates in areas above the belly, known affectionately as "bat wings" or "turkey neck."Not. Funny.
Midlife Matters
Friday, February 19, 2016
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authored by: Judy Freedman
Midlife Matters
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
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authored by: Sheryl Kraft
Here's some good news for all of you who received dark chocolate for Valentine's Day: You're eating something that is heart-healthy. The flavonoids found in dark chocolate are friendly to your vascular health and can lower blood pressure, improve blood flow to your brain and heart and make blood platelets less sticky and able to clot.

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