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Wellness in Practice
Saturday, March 28, 2015
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authored by: Marcia Mangum Cronin
 Planning to eat a quick bowl of pasta topped with butter and cheese for dinner? That won't cut it if you're trying to eat a healthy, balanced diet. Instead, start with a whole-grain or multigrain pasta, cut back on the portion size, top it with sautéed veggies or tomato-based sauce with added veggies added and serve a piece of fruit for dessert. Now you're talking!
Midlife Matters
Monday, March 23, 2015
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authored by: Sheryl Kraft
When you experience pain, do you:
Wellness in Practice
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
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authored by: Marcia Mangum Cronin
Country singer and songwriter Wade Hayes was at the top of the Billboard Country charts in the 1990s with his hit song "Old Enough to Know Better." But his career came to a screeching halt when he was diagnosed with late-stage colon cancer at age 42.
Notes from the Nursery
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
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authored by: Vera Sizensky
About 90 percent of my Twitter and Facebook posts are about my daughter, Lena, which makes me guilty of "sharenting"—the practice of a parent regularly using social media to communicate information about their child.
Midlife Matters
Monday, March 16, 2015
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authored by: Sheryl Kraft
Go ahead and blame former President Clinton for calling attention to colon cancer by declaring this month National Colon Cancer Awareness Month. Back in 2000, he knew what he was doing: it's an opportunity to spread colon cancer awareness. I know … it's not the sexiest topic, but we all need to think about our colons, especially once we hit 50.

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