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Is Obesity Contagious?

Is Obesity Contagious?

by Holly Foreman - July 22, 2014

Food plays a role in every aspect of our lives. Celebrations, holidays and social gatherings always involve food! Not to mention, we use food to express and suppress our emotions.

Choices on the Road

Choices on the Road

by Health & Wellness Team - July 17, 2014

Taking it easy is one of the best parts about a vacation. But while the rest and scenery may do you some good, the same can’t always be said of the food—especially when you’re driving to your destination. Think empty-calorie, gas station munchies.

Hat Trick

Hat Trick

by Sam Allen - July 10, 2014

According to Wikipedia, the term “Hat Trick” originally came from the sport of cricket. It was first used in 1858 in to describe the bowler H.H. Stephenson’s feat of taking three wickets with three consecutive deliveries.

No-Chop Potato Salad

No-Chop Potato Salad

by Becca Brannan, RN - July 03, 2014

What comes to mind when you think about July 4th? Most of us probably think of lazy summer days with lots of picnics and fireworks! With all the excitement, it can be easy to overlook what exactly the celebration is about!

Strong is the New Skinny

Strong is the New Skinny

by Crystal Conner - July 02, 2014

Prior to birthing the two loves of my life, I actually wore yoga pants to work out. Now I just wear them. However, in my twenties and prior to becoming a mom, I was all about the cardio workout.