HealthSource Newsletter

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Our HealthSource e-newsletter shares the latest health and wellness information to support maintaining your health. As part of our community, you can learn new ways to live healthy, track your health using Fletcher Allen online tools, and keep your whole family feeling their best.

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In this Issue:

01. Eating Five Fruits and Vegetables a Day

02. The Cyberbullying Download

03. For the Caregiver: Coping with Late-Stage Alzheimer's

04. Treating Irritable Bowel Syndrome with the Power of Food

05. Maple Roasted Parsnips

06. Getting Muddy at Obstacle Course Races

07. HealthSource Classes

08. Community Medical School

09. MyHealth Online

Fall 2014

Eating Five Fruits or Vegetables a Day Is Easier than You Think

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MANY OF US GREW UP HEARING, "EAT YOUR VEGETABLES!" We may not have wanted to hear it - or do it - but eating fruits and vegetables provides a lot of health benefits. People who eat five or more servings of vegetables and fruits as part of their daily meals and snacks are likely to have a reduced risk of some chronic diseases. And vegetables and fruits provide nutrients that are vital for health and maintenance of the physical body.

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In this Issue:

01. How to Run Your First 5K

02. Reduce Your Water Use

03. The Importance of Smart Driving

04. How to Handle Sibling Adjustment

05. Lettuce Greens and Cilantro Lime Dressing

06. Curious about Yoga?

07. HealthSource Classes

08. Community Medical School

09. MyHealth Online

Spring 2014

How to Run Your First 5K

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HAVE YOU THOUGHT ABOUT RUNNING A 5K but don't know how to get started? We have it covered. A 5K race is possible for anyone with nine weeks of training. And it's not all running: Fletcher Allen has a popular Couch to 5K program that begins with six weeks of jogging and walking. It's perfect for the beginner - and a great way to kick off spring.

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In this Issue:

01. Are Your Goals for Healthy Eating Vague - or SMART?

02. A Helpful Heads Up about Concussions

03. How to Stay Connected

04. A Personalized Plan for Mental Health

05. Roasted Potatoes with Fresh Sage

06. Seven Simple Exercises for Work or Home

07. Access Your Medical Record Online

Winter 2014

Are Your Goals for Healthy Eating Vague - or SMART?

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DID YOU SET A NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTION TO CHANGE THE WAY YOU EAT? Resolutions are a great way to kick-start change and work towards a healthier you.

 

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In this Issue:

01. Exercise for Family Well-Being

02. Choosing Wisely

03. Exercise for Bone Health

04. Going Without Gluten: Can You Make It Work?

05. Spinach and Tomato Pizza Rounds Recipe

06. Prevent Seasonal Affective Disorder

07. Jake Burton, Cancer Conqueror

08. HealthSource Fall Classes

09. Community Medical School Fall Classes

10. Manage Your Family's Health Online

Fall 2013

Exercise for Family Well-Being

biking with the familyAutumn is in the air. As the weather cools down and the days become shorter, it’s easy to spend more time indoors. But as health counselor Evelyn Smith reminds us, autumn is a beautiful time of year to hike, bike, and stay active with your family and friends.

 

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In this Issue:

01. Gardening is Good for You

02. Finding Your Child's Funny Bone

03. Staying Healthy Through Mindfulness

04. A Lack of Sleep from Too Much Technology

05. Roasted Lemon Asparagus Recipe

06. Walking for Wellness

07. A Quick and Easy Way to Manage Your Health

08. Spring HealthSource Classes

09. We Want To Hear From You!

10. OneCare Vermont

Spring 2013

Gardening is Good For You

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Want to feel fit and happy? Gardening boosts creativity, decreases stress, burns calories, increases flexibility and builds strength. Learn simple and helpful gardening tips from Fletcher Allen gardener Lisa Hoare and registered dietician Maryann Ludlow.

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In this Issue:

01. Finding Success with New Year's Resolutions

02. Protecting Kids from Frostbite

03. Learn How to Prevent Falls

04. Eat Local this Winter

05. From Our Blog: Keeping Safety in Mind This Winter

06. Braised Turkey Thighs with Currants Recipe

07. Maintaining Your Exercise Routine While Traveling

08. Preventing Caregiver Burnout

09. A Quick and Easy Way to Manage Your Health

10. Connect with Fletcher Allen on Facebook

11. HealthSource Winter Classes

Winter 2012-13

Finding Success with Your New Year's Resolutions

By Evelyn Sikorski

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The New Year is a time to set goals for your health, relationships and work. Evelyn Sikorski, manager of Fletcher Allen's Employee and Family Assistance Program and Health Management, offers tips on making your New Year's resolutions stick in 2013.

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In this Issue:

01. Effective Ways to Manage and Reduce Stress

02. Not a Sports Fan

03. Finding Happiness with Aging

04. Helpful Apps to Track Your Health and Promote Wellness

05. The Benefits of Acupuncture

06. Fresh Peach Salsa Recipe

07. Fitting Physical Fitness into the Workday

08. Talking about Difficult Decisions with Loved Ones

09. A Quick and Easy Way to Get Lab Results

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Summer/Fall 2012

Effective Ways to Manage and Reduce Stress

by Dr. Terry Rabinowitz

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Occasional stress is part of life, but chronic stress can wreak havoc on a person's mind and body. Dr. Terry Rabinowitz offers helpful tips and strategies on minimizing and managing stress, and explains how taking action to alleviate tension and worry will ultimately improve your quality of life.

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In this Issue:

01. Setting Fitness Goals for Spring

02. The Benefits of Tai Chi

03. Getting to the Heart of the Matter

04. Keeping Your Memory Sharp

05. The Migraine Myth

06. Beet Kale Salad

07. Get Regular Exercise for Mental Health

08. Helping Loved Ones Prepare an Advance Directive

09. Community Medical School Spring Classes

Spring 2012

Setting Fitness Goals For Spring

by Dr. Philip Ades

While spring is the perfect time to reinvigorate your exercise routine, getting into shape takes time, commitment and patience. With some helpful tips by Dr. Philip Ades, you can achieve your fitness goals and enjoy a variety of long-term health benefits along the way. READ MORE >>

 

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