My Health Articles

  • Walk On, and Walk Safety

    Lu Weil, Injury Prevention Coordinator, Deaconess Regional Trauma Center

    Walking is one of the best things we can do to stay healthy, but only if we put safety first. We are seldom more vulnerable than when walking. It is important to pay attention to what is going on around us.

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  • Small Changes for Gradual Weight Loss and a Healthier Life

    By Dr. Lori Sieboldt, Bariatrician; Carolyn Burns, Dietitian; Sarah Bishop and Jennifer Knight, Exercise Specialists, all from Deaconess Weight Loss Solutions

    Weight loss is a common topic this time of year, but the best-laid plans for New Year’s resolutions can go by the wayside if you try to take on too much at once!  There are several small changes to your nutrition and physical activity to implement over the coming days, weeks and even months to help you reach your weight loss goals

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  • Be a Fit Kid!

    There is a lot of discussion these days about fit kids. People who care for kids, like parents, doctors, health care professionals, and teachers, want to help kids be fit and healthy. Being fit is a way of saying a person eats well, gets a lot of exercise, and has a healthy weight. If you are fit, your body works well, feels good, and looks healthy. When you are fit, you can do all the things you want to do, like run and play with your family and friends. 

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