"You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
You must do the thing which you think you cannot do." -Eleanor Roosevelt

July 20, 2010 by  
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Tweet Wayne Burton, MD, Adjunct Professor University of Illinois, Chicago. Discussing Health Risks and Employee Productivity.

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Workplace Wellness Seems to Really Work

July 20, 2010 by  
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Tweet Workplace Wellness Seems to Really Work Investing in employee health cuts medical costs and ups productivity, heart experts say By Robert Preidt From MSN Health and Fitness WEDNESDAY, Sept. 30 (HealthDay News) — Workplace wellness programs are an effective way to reduce major risk factors for heart disease, such as smoking, obesity, high blood […]

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What is HealthCare.gov?

July 13, 2010 by  
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Tweet What is HealthCare.gov? By Molly Edmonds From HowStuffWorks.com When you make a large purchase, such as a car, you’d probably like to know that you’re getting the best deal for your money. There are plenty of Web sites that can help you in this quest, and you can compare and contrast different makes, models, […]

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Don’t buy fake health insurance

July 9, 2010 by  
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Tweet Don’t buy fake health insurance By Jen Haley From CNN Money NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) — Massive unemployment and a changing health care system is creating a breeding ground for con artists. One of the fastest growing scams is fake health care coverage. You may see ads stapled to neighborhood telephone polls, flyers left on […]

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Stroller Strides: Driven by Motherhood

July 2, 2010 by  
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Tweet Stroller Strides: Driven by Motherhood Lisa Druxman’s fitness franchise has grown even faster than her children. By Aliza Sherman From Entrepreneur Magazine Online What’s the difference between a mompreneur and an entrepreneur? According to Lisa Druxman of Stroller Strides, the difference is defined by the qualities of businesses women start. “Either the type of business […]

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Feature: The Prevention Plan pushes for a healthier society

June 25, 2010 by  
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Tweet By Kate Foley, Fearless Ambition Americans are faced with a growing epidemic. It can be found in every state, in most communities, even in many homes. It is spread through social messages, advertising and simple bad habits. This epidemic is unhealthy living, and there are forces fighting against it every day. One man on […]

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Healthy After School Snacks

November 21, 2009 by  
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Tweet Good Housekeeping Magazine tests kids’ snack foods by breaking them into 5 categories: Sweet, Creamy, Hot, Frozen and Crunchy.  They had the kids rate the products and came up with ideas for parents that not only were rated high by the kids on the “yummy” scale but were healthier as well.

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How to Avoid Menopausal Weight Gain

November 21, 2009 by  
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Tweet Jennifer Morris with Howdini interviews Elizabeth Somer a Registered Dietician and author of 10 Habits That Mess Up a Woman’s Diet. Starting in our 30’s we begin trading muscle for fat.  Good news is you always have the ability to lose weight.  Increasing exercise throughout your 30’s and 40’s and of course keeping it […]

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The Benefits of a Kids Fitness Club

October 1, 2009 by  
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Tweet The Benefits of a Kids Fitness Club By Dave O’Sullivan Many cities around the country have a kids fitness club where they can go for exercise. These clubs are beneficial for kids that have no exercise in their lives, or if they are having problems with their weight. There are so many benefits to […]

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How to get kids to eat healthy snacks – Healthy snacks for kids

September 30, 2009 by  
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Tweet Sounds like sneaking good foods into the foods they already like is the answer to get your kids to eat healthy.  Sometimes we just need helpful tips and reminders as parents to do it and do it regularly.  Remember: they learn from what WE do;  not what we TELL them to do. Check out […]

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