Summer/Fall 2012

01. Effective Ways to Manage and Reduce Stress

Mother and son reading

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

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02. Not a Sports Fan

Kids running

Is your child not keen on playing team sports? Dr. Lewis First offers some insight on the reasons why.


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03. Finding Happiness with Aging

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Attitude is everything when it comes to aging. Pam Farnham, the Community Health Team Manager of Adult Outreach and Education at Fletcher Allen, talks about what it takes to stay happy and age gracefully.


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04. Helpful Apps to Track Your Health and Promote Wellness

Person reading touch screen device

Calorie counters, exercise trackers, and attitude adjustors. There are mobile apps for just about everything these days, including health and wellness. Our local health care providers share their favorite on-the-go tools to stay happy and he

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05. The Benefits of Acupuncture

Accupuncture specialist

Acupuncture can be used to treat a wide range of medical problems, ranging from digestive and respiratory disorders to obstetric issues and chronic pain. Dr. Philip Trabulsy offers a detailed look into how acupuncture works.


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06. Recipe: Peach Salsa

Fresh peaches

Peaches are an excellent source of vitamins and minerals and are high in potassium and beta-carotene. Mix peaches with peppers, honey and avocado and you’ll have a refreshing, healthy side dish to serve with grilled fish, pork or chicken.

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07. Fitting Physical Fitness into the Workday

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Not able to take a walk at lunch or go to the gym after work? One great way to improve your cardiovascular health is to skip the elevator and take the stairs instead.


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08. Talking about Difficult Decisions with Loved Ones

Adults talking

Having a discussion about end-of-life care is difficult, particularly when it’s with your aging parents or loved ones. Dr. Robert Macauley explains how to reframe the discussion and why it’s important to talk about what makes life worth l

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09. A Quick and Easy Way to Get Lab Results

MyHealth Online

Get secure and convenient access to your lab test results by using MyHealth Online.


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10. Fall Classes

healthsource

Two different sets of learning opportunities are available this Fall: HealthSource and Community Medical School.

 

 

 

Community Medical School

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