Whether it’s cross-country skiing, snowboarding or snowshoeing, your off-season preparation is vital to an injury-free and healthy experience once the snow starts to fly.   If the slight chill in the air gets your blood pumping, you’re not alone. According to the National Ski Area Association, more than 56 million skiers and snowboarders hit the slopes during 2013/2014 season. Whether you’re a weekend warrior when it comes to sports or you stay active year-round, you need to...

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Posted on October 23, 2014

Keep doing what you’re doing — just do more of it and do it better. Burning more than you consume is the trick to working off those calories outside the gym. Sound too good to be true? Then keep reading. Everyday pleasures and tasks can put you on the path to better wellness. Walk like the Amish. We all walk, but do you take 16,000 steps a day? The Amish do — that’s an average of 8 miles a day. The average American walks only 5,000 steps per day, roughly 2.5 miles. So next time...

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Posted on October 16, 2014

With Halloween right around the corner, many families are preparing pumpkins for carving, putting...

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Posted on October 23, 2014

(Huffington Post) — A recent study showed that eating a low-carb diet could help people lose...

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Posted on October 23, 2014

Mammograms alone may not be enough. For women with dense breast tissue, knowing your breast tissue...

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Posted on October 23, 2014

The rigorous standards and practices of this designation equal the best care possible for stroke...

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Posted on October 23, 2014

Roughly one in 750 people will develop multiple sclerosis (MS) in their lifetime.  Even though...

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Posted on October 23, 2014

(TODAY) — Before you take another sip: How many calories in a 20-ounce soda? And do you know...

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Posted on October 23, 2014

Robin Hollen, RN, IBCLC and Jean Hixon, RN, IBCLC, Renown Health, offer tips on how to plan to...

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Posted on October 23, 2014

Experts weigh in on a recent study associating low vitamin D levels with the onset of dementia. It...

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Posted on October 23, 2014

Halloween is two weeks away, if you’re determined to have a healthier Halloween, start in the...

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Posted on October 23, 2014

Pumpkin Palooza Oct. 26 Victorian Square Sparks Downtown Sparks will be celebrating all things...

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Posted on October 23, 2014

Those that have a furry at home have long known that pets have profound mood-lifting powers and...

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Posted on October 23, 2014

Magic isn’t only for kids to believe in. Believing in magic means you believe in yourself, and...

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Posted on October 23, 2014

There are a number of reasons to run as a means for staying healthy and active, and the Education...

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Posted on October 23, 2014

Pediatric and adult neurologist, J. Ivan Lopez, MD, joined the army in his forties after 9/11. He...

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Posted on October 23, 2014

(Huffington Post) Many methods to improve your health are pretty straightforward: To lose weight,...

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Posted on October 16, 2014

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 October 16, 2014

Getting to know patients and their families and establishing relationships is of the utmost...

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Posted on October 16, 2014

(Health) Another reason to enjoy the season’s harvest: When applied topically, many autumn...

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Posted on October 16, 2014

Acclimating to a non-traditional work schedule can take time, but don’t let your health suffer...

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Posted on October 16, 2014

(Washington Post) Whether they drank decaf or regular, people who consumed large quantities of...

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Posted on October 16, 2014

Tap into the cooking expertise of renowned chef Jamie Oliver and be prepared to delight and dazzle...

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Posted on October 16, 2014

Chelsea Wicks, MD, Pediatrician, Renown Medical Group Pediatrics, discusses what parents should...

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Posted on October 16, 2014