Communities around the country have placed a strong emphasis on healthy school lunches.  However, up to 40 percent of the lunches that children consume at school are brought from home.  A new study shows that most of those lunches do not meet the dietary guidelines set out by the National School Lunch Program. “A balanced lunch should include some kind of protein, whole grains, fruit, dairy and vegetables,” said Heidi Shoemaker, Registered Dietitian with Renown Health. “If your...

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Posted on July 31, 2014

With healthy lifestyle choices and hormone therapies, menopause need not hinder life as you know it. Aging is not a disease. And menopause is not an illness — it’s simply a normal, natural biological process that occurs in every woman’s life, marking the end of fertility and menstruation. Not to say we haven’t heard plenty about the disagreeable symptoms that can accompany menopause — hot flashes, fatigue, mood swings. But the good news is that those symptoms are manageable. We...

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Posted on July 31, 2014

A chance encounter as a young man pays great dividends to the northern Nevada community.  John...

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Posted on July 31, 2014

If you haven’t heard about the microbiome, which The Mayo Clinic calls “the most...

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Posted on July 31, 2014

Know your healthy options when grocery shopping.    Finally an app that helps you eat right...

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Posted on July 31, 2014

I need to be in the sun often so I can get enough vitamin D You may be reading this from a beach...

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Posted on July 31, 2014

Feel like your metabolism is stuck in slo-mo? Coaxing your body to burn calories more efficiently...

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Posted on July 31, 2014

With the school year fast approaching, parents are gearing up for their children's enrollment...

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Posted on July 31, 2014

Those who enrich lives of community named as Champions for making a difference.   Every day, we...

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Posted on July 31, 2014

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Among older adults with dementia, those who are also depressed tend...

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Posted on July 31, 2014

Reptiles Great & Small Terry Lee Wells Discovery Museum Aug. 9 Reptiles come in all shapes and...

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Posted on July 31, 2014

Take the party outside and soak up the last few weeks of summer — here’s a couple ideas to...

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Posted on July 24, 2014

Just in case you may have enjoyed the sun a little too much recently. Prevention is the best...

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Posted on July 24, 2014

Faris Van Bibber lived a perfectly healthy life before suffering a heart attack due to a genetic...

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Posted on July 24, 2014

The same workout routine in your 30s impacts your body differently after 50. Even if you're able...

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Posted on July 24, 2014

Musicians On Call, a nonprofit providing live music to the seriously ill, hopes to aggressively...

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Posted on July 24, 2014

By Deborah Dunham for YouBeauty.com Did you know that staying up just an hour or two later on the...

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Posted on July 24, 2014

cervical cancer Close up of cancer cells in the cervix. Cancer of the uterine cervix, the portion...

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Posted on July 24, 2014

July is National Blueberry Month, and with the summer heat reaching scorching highs, these little...

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Posted on July 24, 2014

Only 30 minutes of exercise a day, 5 days a week can improve your mood, sleep quality, brain...

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Posted on July 24, 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 July 24, 2014

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – After rising steadily for more than 10 years, the proportion of...

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Posted on July 24, 2014

Auto Week Terry Lee Wells Discovery Museum July 28-Aug 2 Put the pedal to the metal in this...

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Posted on July 24, 2014

Thank goodness for great friends who are there for us, even when we least expect it! Share this...

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Posted on July 24, 2014