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Why Sitting is Ruining Your Health

According to a recent study in the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, people nowadays spend more time sedentary—as much as 9 hours […]

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Fighting Breast Cancer with Food

Broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, cabbage . . . these veggies aren’t at the top of many people’s favorite foods lists. Many children hate them, most […]

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Add Pumpkin to Your Pantry

You know it’s fall when: crunchy leaves litter sidewalks and streets, the air turns crisp, and everything has the word pumpkin in front of it. […]

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How to Adopt Healthier Habits

Juggling a family, a career, a social life, and a healthy lifestyle is a challenge for many people. And when faced with choices like whether […]

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Pack a Healthy School Lunch

Brown-bagged or not, many school lunches contain too much fat, sugar, sodium, and carbohydrates and not enough fruit and vegetables. Studies have shown that access […]

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Have You Inherited a Greater Risk of Breast Cancer?

Recently, genetic testing for inherited diseases has become a popular topic in health news, and reports in the New York Times and other outlets have […]

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The Healthy Side of Peanut Butter

Many adults avoid eating peanut butter, for one of two reasons: Either it seems like it belongs in the realm of kiddie foods (see: PB&J, […]

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How to Shop for a New Doctor

Whether because of a move to a new city, a change in health insurance, or the retirement of a favorite practitioner, having to find a […]

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Grilled Vegetable Salad with Goat Cheese

Seasonal produce is as abundant as it has been for months, stretch summer a little longer with this grilled vegetable salad with goat cheese recipe.

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Menu Planning for Healthy Eating

It can be difficult to get into the habit of preparing meals. Let Kathleen Zelman, MPH, RD, help you get started.

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Keeping your child healthy when it’s Back-to-School time

During this back-to-school transition, learn the steps you need to take to keep your little (or not-so-little) one in good health.

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Does Eating Healthy Have To Be More Expensive?

With smart shopping and meal planning, you can eat delicious, healthy meals that are also affordable.

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Veggie Hacks

Learn ways to “sneak” more vegetables into your diet.

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Stay Safe in the Sun

Learn about the new FDA guidelines for sunscreen with this video from Dr. Oz.

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Keep Moving During the Work Day

Spending too much time sitting can lead to a multitude of health problems. Learn how to incorporate fitness into your work day with this free online seminar.