Posts of Category: Health and Fitness

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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Dale

Ditch your New Year’s Resolution already? Here are some tips to help you stick with it.

For many people, the New Year is a time to reflect and make resolutions to improve some aspect of life. Common resolutions involve losing weight, eating healthier, exercising more, getting organized, spending less, saving more, improving communications, quitting smoking, and  Continue Reading »

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Claudia

Balancing act: Find your happy place during the busy holiday season

Three French hens, two turtle doves, and a headache as big as the moon!  Is this how you feel when thinking about the impending holiday season? A common complaint about the holiday season is that there is just so much to  Continue Reading »

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Danielle

Peanut Butter Lovers’ Month: Paying homage to the spreadable treat

I don’t need a specific month to celebrate peanut butter. Nope. In fact, I celebrate it almost every day! But since November is Peanut Butter Lovers’ month, it seemed only natural (get it?!) to write about it. I have the  Continue Reading »

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Kim

The Great American Smokeout: One year later, Sandy is still smoke free!

The American Cancer Society is marking the 38th Great American Smokeout today by encouraging smokers to make a plan to quit, or plan in advance and quit smoking that day.  It’s also a good opportunity to learn more about taking steps  Continue Reading »

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