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Wellness

Recipe inspiration: Hot honey salmon fried rice

Looking for a recipe that takes 30 minutes or less to cook and tastes great?How about hot honey salmon fried rice? This recipe is packed with omega-3’s, fiber and potassium to help keep your heart and your gut healthy! Cooking fried rice is such an easy and quick way to incorporate veggies, lean proteins and …

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Parenting your parents: 5 tips for taking care of aging parents

If your children love Disney movies as much as mine do, “the circle of life” probably conjures up images of Simba on Pride Rock with Elton John singing in the background. The “circle of life” is a phrase I use frequently in my work as a geriatrician as I counsel my patients and their adult …

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4 common injuries in female athletes and how to prevent them

Staying active means staying healthy. It’s frustrating when pain or injury slows us down. Adding some simple strengthening exercises to your routine can prevent many common causes of knee and hip pain. Here’s what you need to know. Why injuries happen in female athletes Most of the activity we do—walking, running, stair climbing and even …

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How to actually keep your new year’s resolutions this year

If you’ve ever eagerly started the new year with ambitious new year’s resolutions—only to fall short just a few weeks or months in—you’re not alone. The good news is, it is possible to set goals and achieve them.  Whether your ambition for the next year is to run a marathon, learn how to speak French …

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Autism and picky eating: Mealtime tips to improve your child’s nutrition

If you have a child with autism, you’re likely well aware of the food aversions, sensitivities and behavioral issues that can come into play at mealtime. It’s common for parents of children with autism spectrum disorder, or ASD, to worry about their child’s diet and nutritional status. If not addressed early on, these issues can …

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Dealing with grief during the holidays: 4 ways to cope when everyone else seems happy

The holiday season can be overwhelming. The bright lights, the parties (and, oh yes, the expectations) can make anyone feel blue. One of the biggest and possibly most soul-crushing holiday expectations is to be, happy—joyous even. I’ve experienced this personally because December, especially, holds as much loss for me as it does joy. It’s the …

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12 tips for healthier holiday eating

‘Tis the season for eating. You start at Halloween, sneaking the little chocolate bars from your kids’ haul or munching on leftover candy someone brought to the office. Next comes Thanksgiving, with stuffing and rich casseroles and mountains of desserts. That snowballs through the winter holidays, with more parties, more food and more temptation. It …

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Mindful movement: How to incorporate more joyful exercise in your life

In the busyness of life, finding time to prioritize movement and self-care can be a challenge. And when we do find the time, hitting the gym or going for a run often feels like the last thing we want to do. Mindful movement, however, can help you reap all the benefits of exercise—both physical and …

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141 wellness-inspired gift ideas for everyone on your list

Whether you’re hitting the mall bright and early or “adding to cart” from the comfort of your couch, there is no better feeling than crossing names off your gift list. Stressed about figuring out what to get everyone this Christmas? Don’t worry, we have you covered. Give your loved ones a gift that shows you really care—give …

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