A diet full of nutritious food provides significant health benefits to your body and mind.  Many people are motivated into healthy eating to shed unwanted pounds and inches. But eating healthy foods provides numerous health benefits that have nothing to do with losing weight and typically lead to a happier, healthier, more productive you. Stephen Compston, RD, an outpatient dietary educator with Health Management Services at Renown Health credits healthy eating with warding off...

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Posted on February 27, 2015

A new study says napping after two years of age may lead to later bedtimes and poorer sleep quality.  (via CBS News) Those afternoon naps that your preschoolers are taking may not be as beneficial as previously thought. According to a new study published in the Archives of Disease in Childhood, children who nap beyond the age of two tend to fall asleep later at night and experience a reduction in sleep quality and duration. "The most significant finding from our study is that...

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Posted on February 27, 2015

Green tea has recently been the subject of all things health, having been rediscovered as a...

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Posted on February 28, 2015

One simple thing you can do today for your heart health today? Eat a bowl of oatmeal. The soluble...

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Posted on February 27, 2015

3/3 IHOP Pancake Day For a small donation, enjoy a free short-stack pancake breakfast on Tuesday,...

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Posted on February 26, 2015

Kathy McCormick loved to cook. But after she suffered a stroke in October 2013, cooking just...

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Posted on February 26, 2015

Steve Talbot and his wife, Jill Derby, counted many blessings for his care and recovery. It was an...

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Posted on February 26, 2015

By paying attention to common warning signs you may be able to head off migraine pain before your...

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Posted on February 26, 2015

Each year, International House of Pancakes (IHOP) hosts National Pancake Day to...

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Posted on February 26, 2015

Steve Posadas’ fiery resolve helps him endure a winding journey back to wellness. His life...

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Posted on February 26, 2015

The small butterfly-shaped thyroid gland in the lower part of your throat is responsible for many...

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Posted on February 24, 2015

Take note: Your gallbladder is more important than you think.  Surprise, surprise — turns out...

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Posted on February 23, 2015

Kara Taormina is back in the classroom and stronger than ever after undergoing open-heart surgery....

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Posted on February 23, 2015

Discover grapefruit’s sweet (not sour) health benefits and find out how you can turn this...

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Posted on February 23, 2015

If you think bionics are just the stuff of 70s-era television, wait till you learn about the Ekso....

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Posted on February 23, 2015

Changing your eating habits is challenging. Especially when you walk into work a see cupcakes...

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Posted on February 23, 2015

In just one day, 11,000 medical instruments a day pass through Sterile Processing at Renown...

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Posted on February 22, 2015

The Perfect Kick Start for Your Heart February is American Heart Month. This month is devoted to...

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Posted on February 22, 2015

The signs of a heart attack are well known — tightness in the chest and discomfort in other...

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Posted on February 20, 2015

High blood pressure has no symptoms. Get a screening today and know your numbers.  We’ve all...

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Posted on February 20, 2015

These medications protect the heart and should also be strictly monitored.  With American Heart...

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Posted on February 20, 2015

Institute for Cancer Nurse Navigator Lisa Gardner RN, thinks the world of her patients. She finds...

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Posted on February 19, 2015

Chelsea Wicks, MD, Renown Medical Group Pediatrics, discusses childhood obesity. Last week we...

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Posted on February 19, 2015

It’s all about the right pace and paying attention to your own body. With a new year always...

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Posted on February 19, 2015