Posts of Category: Health and Fitness

Amy

Check out these 8 tips for eating healthy on a budget

The fact is heart disease is the #1 killer of Americans and more than 1 in 3 Americans suffer from heart disease, so we can all probably say we know someone affected by heart disease in some way. With February  Continue Reading »

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Claudia

How a bowl of soup can teach us all a lesson in generosity

Do you know the tale of Stone Soup?  It’s a wonderful fable of how those who are seemingly poor can pool their resources and help to take care of one another. The story goes like this: Three weary, starving travelers  Continue Reading »

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Kristen

7 Tips for Pants-a-Fitting during the Holidays

I’ll be honest; I have a love affair with all things holiday-food related. I also know that I’m not alone in this love affair, hence why I’m writing this blog post and sharing some new-found knowledge. As wonderful as it  Continue Reading »

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Lauren

Brown Bag Blues: The Return of School Lunch

Back to school has arrived in the Bergman household as we send our little man off to kindergarten. I’m feeling the stress of new schedules, catching the school bus, switching after-school providers and most surprisingly, the dread of packing lunch  Continue Reading »

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Claudia

Technology has made it easier to track your fitness goals – if you use it

It’s June. New Year’s resolutions are a thing of the past, yet bathing suit season hovers on the horizon like a mirage on hot blacktop. You may be looking in your closet wondering how this happened, yet again, and wishing  Continue Reading »

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Brendan

Fruits and Vegetables: An investment in your health

What did you eat for breakfast this morning – an egg white omelet with tomato and spinach or an iced cinnamon bun? If you binged on the latter, you should probably keep reading. In honor of June being ’Fresh Fruit  Continue Reading »

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Kim

Breast cancer awareness: Christine’s Journey inspires others to schedule mammogram

For Breast Cancer awareness month in October, I wrote about the importance of getting an annual mammogram. Six months later, I followed up with Christine’s Journey  – the story of  a colleague who scheduled a mammogram after reading my blog  Continue Reading »

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Kim

Susquehanna employee: ‘This very likely saved my life.’

In October, I wrote about the importance of getting an annual mammogram and performing breast self-exams. About a month after my blog entry ran, I received an email from a colleague I had never met. Her email stated, “Toward the  Continue Reading »

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Leigh

In honor of Presidents’ Day, let’s test your knowledge of who’s on what bill

What do Presidents’ Day and the bank have in common?  No, it’s not taking the day off. It’s money.  Presidents are featured on nearly all of the coins and currency we use today. So, in honor of this Presidents’ Day,  Continue Reading »

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Claudia

Embrace these cold weather comfort foods, but with an eye on healthy eating

If you’re reading this from within the mid-Atlantic region, you’ve probably shivered through a cold snap in the past few weeks.  In the midst of that deep freeze, I polled my colleagues for their favorite cold-weather comfort foods, to find  Continue Reading »

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