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How Probiotics Can Help Lessen Symptoms for Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis

Monday, November 2, 2020

They are not a cure, but probiotics and prebiotics may lessen symptoms including gas, bloating, fatigue, skin conditions, diarrhea and constipation in people with Crohn’s or ulcerative colitis. “Gut health may be off in people suffering from Crohn’s or ulcerative…

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Health Literacy Month: Do You Know Your Numbers?

Friday, October 23, 2020

When it comes to your health, the numbers game can be confusing. Patients hear their numbers for blood pressure, weight and even diabetes that are critical in determining one’s health. But how often do medical professionals really explain what these…

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Lose Body Fat and Keep it Off

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

The weight is off, and you have reached your goal. Celebrate and be proud of your success! But resist the urge to fall back into old habits—now is the time to focus on maintenance by continuing the healthy choices and…

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Five Easy Self-Improvement Moves

Monday, September 21, 2020

No need to wait until New Year’s Eve! National Self-Improvement Month is upon us, and there’s no better time to refocus your efforts to make positive life changes for a healthier you. “Self-improvement is a journey, and although others may…

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Experts Share Risk Factors for Foodborne Illness and Discuss Why Food Safety Matters

Thursday, September 17, 2020

September is National Food Safety Education Month. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, there are about 48 million cases of foodborne illness in the United States each year. At Memorial Health System, our five hospitals follow the FDA…

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Featured Recipes: Marinara Sauce

Saturday, September 12, 2020

Ingredients 1 tablespoon oil 1/2 small chopped onion 2-3 cloves of chopped or minced garlic Italian seasoning or ¼ teaspoon of dried basil, dash of dried thyme and oregano. 1 can whole peeled tomatoes with juice salt and pepper to…

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Five Healthy Habits for Remote Work

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Remote workers spend the majority of their time seated at a desk behind a computer screen. Although working from home does have some benefits, it also has some challenges. “Remote work requires creating a work-life balance just as office-based work…

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Dos and Don’ts for Preventing Teen Obesity

Monday, June 29, 2020

Teen obesity is becoming an epidemic. In the past 25 years, the number of teenagers who are considered overweight or obese has tripled. Dr. Ashish K. John, a pediatrician with Memorial Physician Services’ Koke Mill, said this can largely be…

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Begin Now to Structure Your Child’s Summer

Monday, June 29, 2020

School’s out for the summer. But what do you do to fill all of your child’s free time over the next three months? Memorial Health System joined “Ask the Expert” to discuss ways to keep your kiddos entertained and structure…

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Little Too Attached to Your Caffeine Rush?

Friday, June 12, 2020

Do you reach for your coffee first thing in the morning and keep pouring throughout the day? Maybe your caffeine of choice is tea, soda or an energy drink. You think it keeps you moving throughout your day, but is…

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