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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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Six Ways to Support LGBTQ Youth

Monday, June 1, 2020

When a child is lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning (LGBTQ), talking with parents is one of their greatest challenges. Parents who learn that their child is LGBTQ often feel unprepared. Parents should take steps to help their children…

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Memorial Health System Expands Telehealth During COVID-19 Pandemic

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Memorial Health System has launched a major expansion of telehealth to provide safe and convenient outpatient services when an in-person visit isn’t required. Two-way, real-time video visits, which began on a limited basis in April, are available for patients of…

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I Really Believe She Saved My Life

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Larry Mariage was in a hurry to make his appointment to undergo an MRI at Passavant Area Hospital. In his rush, Mariage, 71, a Type 2 diabetic who had been fasting for nearly 10 hours in preparation for his test,…

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Featured Recipe: Summer Harvest Salad

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Ingredients for salad 2 pint grape tomatoes, halved 2 cucumbers, quartered slices 1 can black beans 1 can kidney beans 1 can garbanzo beans 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro Ingredients for dressing Juice from 2 lemons 1/4 cup olive oil…

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Embrace Sleep during Stressful Times

Monday, April 13, 2020

Sleep interruptions are more likely to occur during times of stress – too much sleep, not enough sleep or even sleep interrupted by dreams. So why is sleep so important? Sleep reboots your brain. During quality sleep, your body relaxes…

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Create Your “New Normal”

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

No other way to say it – life is different right now. And it has never been more important for you and your family’s physical and emotional well-being to establish and maintain a routine. “Many people can feel stressed or…

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