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According to recent studies, it’s believed that up to 1/3 of cancers can be prevented through specific actions and lifestyle modifications. Learn what the four most preventable cancers are and what you can do to lower your risk.
Dr. Mark Graves, Deaconess Clinic Internal Medicine
According to the CDC, more than one third of American adults are obese. Since the obesity epidemic began, Americans have tried an endless amount of techniques to drop extra pounds. From group meetings to home delivered meals to medically supervised weight loss, the battle of the bulge has yet to be conquered. The onslaught of programs, clinics and plans has left us confused and, more importantly, still obese.
Ashley Chipps, BS, Deaconess Wellness Coach and AFFA Certified Group Fitness Instructor.
A new year can mean new resolutions, but what’s the best way to set realistic goals you can actually accomplish? Read on for some useful tips and direction to keep your resolutions, reach your goals, and have a new year that’s happy and healthy.
Family dinners and holiday parties are just around the corner. If you don’t have a plan for balancing food choices with enjoying the festivities, you may find yourself really frustrated. Try these 9 tips for making healthy holiday choices and you may find yourself having a Happy New Year
The winds of autumn are upon us, and they have already blown away the heat and humidity of summer. It's time to prepare for a new season, and the same applies to your health.
Like so many people, Polly struggled with my weight for years, trying many diets only to lose some weight and regain it, and more. At her heaviest, she actually weighed over 300 pounds.
Dietary changes will reduce your risk of breast, colon, and prostate cancers, and also reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease by up to 80%! Read this blog for seven “guidelines” to give your body a “tune up.”
I want to help anyone reading this know more about how eating habits and activity levels can impact weight loss. The first point to make, which is what the rest of this conversation will be about, is that weight loss is a matter of taking in fewer calories than you use during the day.
Take Shape for Life is a new program at Deaconess Weight Loss Solutions. This is an effective, relatively-easy way for people to lose weight—in a non-surgical program. Many people don’t qualify for or NEED weight loss surgery, but instead would benefit from a medically-directed weight loss program.
Dr. Christopher Haughn, Bariatric Surgeon at Deaconess Weight Loss Solutions discusses the types of surgical weight loss methods performed at Deaconess. Learn more about: Gastric bypass, Sleeve gastrectomy and LapBand.
Health Risks of Obesity
Obesity in Children