Beware the flu!

Flu season is upon us.   Both Ohio and Indiana are reporting widespread levels of influenza-like illness. The Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC)...
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Get up and get moving - at your desk

Even if your job has you sitting at a desk all day, there are simple, quick exercises you can do in your work space to get the blood flowing.  If you...
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How to make the most of your next doctor visit

Have you ever walked out of a doctor's office having spent more time in the waiting room than in the exam room with the doctor, only to leave...
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Helen - two years and 107 pounds later

When I started this blog, I promised that you would occasionally hear from my family. Perhaps you remember my wife's journey to lose weight and be...
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Concussions in athletes - more than just a...

Legendary quarterback Brett Favre recently made news headlines, but not for his athletic prowess. He revealed that he has had memory issues related to...
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Who needs a flu shot?

Flu season is just around the corner, and flu shots are now available. Who in your family needs the influenza vaccine? Keep reading – I'll help you...
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New recommendations for feeding your baby

If you are the parent, grandparent or caregiver of an infant, then this is big news! After more than a decade, the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma...
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Sunscreen 101 – know your UVBs from your SPFs

Would you like to prevent aging? A study published June 3 in the Annals of Internal Medicine showed that there is a lotion that, if used daily for...
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Protecting your family from mosquitoes

My family loves to be outdoors during these warmer months. We won't be driven indoors by those spring and summer pests, mosquitoes and ticks. My last...
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Tick season is here!

Tick season is upon us in northwest Ohio and northeast Indiana. In fact, I have spoken to several people who have found more ticks already this year...
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