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Snapshot of Your Health

Snapshot of Your Health

by Becca Brannan, RN - August 05, 2014

Do you know your numbers… the ones that count the most? We all have numbers floating around our minds like birthdays, deadlines for work, miles we walked this week, how much money is in the bank, the price of that really cool purse you saw a few days ago or the scores from your favorite sports team.

Is Obesity Contagious?

Is Obesity Contagious?

by Holly Foreman - July 22, 2014

Food plays a role in every aspect of our lives. Celebrations, holidays and social gatherings always involve food! Not to mention, we use food to express and suppress our emotions.

Choices on the Road

Choices on the Road

by Health & Wellness Team - July 17, 2014

Taking it easy is one of the best parts about a vacation. But while the rest and scenery may do you some good, the same can’t always be said of the food—especially when you’re driving to your destination. Think empty-calorie, gas station munchies.

Hat Trick

Hat Trick

by Sam Allen - July 10, 2014

According to Wikipedia, the term “Hat Trick” originally came from the sport of cricket. It was first used in 1858 in to describe the bowler H.H. Stephenson’s feat of taking three wickets with three consecutive deliveries.