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Reclaiming Our Health and Vitality: Strategies to Treat Obesity

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By: Dr. John Olsofka, University of Louisville Health, Mary & Elizabeth Hospital Bariatric Program, Lap-Band of Louisville Poet Theodore Roethke once wrote, “In a dark time, the eye begins to see.” For many Americans, the pandemic was a wake-up call to pay attention to our mental and physical health. And we’re listening—in a recent survey, 57% of Americans polled said their top priority ...

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Tips for Overcoming New Skin Challenges at Every Age

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As teens, most of us believed that our acne breakouts would come to an end when we became adults, or at least by the time we turned 25. Unfortunately for our teenage selves, between 40 and 55 percent of American adults between the ages of 20 and 40 suffer from at least low-grade acne, reports ...

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Keeping Your Kids Healthy When They Go Back to School

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 While many parents are eagerly awaiting when they can send their children back to school in person, many are equally anxious about their child potentially catching COVID-19. Kids love to touch different things and be close to their friends, leading to an increased risk of getting sick. If you're wondering how you can prepare your ...

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The Complete 6-Step Guide On How To Deal With A Heart Attack

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According to popular belief, heart attacks result from extreme stress or other strenuous activities like shoveling snow. While it is true that these can increase the risk of heart attacks, heart attacks can occur anywhere and anytime, even during activities like walking, shopping, or even lying on the couch.  So, if you have heart problems make ...

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Comparing Food Journals Past And Present To Stop Binge Eating

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Have we thrown the baby out with the bathwater when it comes to keeping a journal related to food? Many people who have tried to lose weight in the past have been told by dieticians, popular articles, and other sources to keep a food diary. For most of these sources, their instructions were simple. Write down ...

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Hearing Loss: Causes, Treatment, and Remedies

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In the U.S., about 13% of people aged 12 years and older have hearing problems in both ears, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). These numbers increase as people age due to degeneration. Since it is a pretty common issue, it is essential to talk about it in detail. In this ...

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Making Positive Health Changes Now

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 By Dr. Kent Bradley, Chief Health and Nutrition Officer, Herbalife Nutrition As a person who likes to look for the opportunities in the challenges that we face, I am often conflicted with the realities I’ve seen as a health professional. It is often difficult to find the silver lining in a health crisis, whether affecting a ...

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Top Workplace Hazards and How to Avoid Them

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 2020 has been quite the year. The COVID-19 pandemic and it’s wider economic repercussions have had dire consequences for many. With businesses ceasing operations and employers making significant cuts, people the world over have been forced to take significant pay cuts and some have completely lost their jobs or other sources of income. The global ...

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Using Calories Like Cash: How to Spend Calories Wisely

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 Susan Bowerman, M.S., RD, CSSD, CSOWM, FAND – Sr. Director, Worldwide Nutrition Education and Training One thing the shaky economy has taught us is how to be a little more careful with our money. So, here’s a thought – why not handle your daily calorie allowance the same way you’d handle your money? Imagine that you carry with you ...

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4 Natural Energy Booster for Seniors

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As we age, getting out and doing all the things that we want to do is tougher. Seniors experience a slowing and lessening of natural energy levels. Along with the lower energy levels can come a frustration that can quickly lead to other issues such as depression and anxiety. The good news is that while we ...

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