Digital Monitoring: Fitbit Versa

The Fitbit company has recently released a new digital monitoring tracker for users: the Fitbit Versa. It’s the newest member of its fitness trackers, going a step further to be a competitive smart watch. With its plethora of features and affordable price, the Fitbit Versa could be your next smart watch.  

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Training for the Climb with Asthma

Don’t let asthma stop you… Learn how Dr. Renee trained for the American Lung Association’s Fight For Air Climb this March. I have recently made a decision to participate in the Fight For Air Climb in Chicago on March 11, 2018. I know you are probably saying, “Why would someone volunteer to climb 180 flights […]

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Let’s Talk About Eggs

Let’s take a look at one of the staples of the American breakfast: eggs. Eggs are a popular meal cooked in a number of ways: fried, over easy, scrambled, poached, and hard boiled. Eggs aren’t only an important part of breakfast, but they are a great quick dinner or even snack. Due to the cholesterol […]

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This Is My Truth. This Is Diabetes.

When you ask Jessica where “home” is, she pictures the Indian reservation in upstate New York where her parents are from. Jessica’s family is part of the Haudenosaunee—the people of the longhouses—where entire family units live together in one house with grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, parents and siblings. Close family ties define her community. At […]

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CONTROLLING ASTHMA: 5 TIPS FOR EVERY ASTHMATIC

Don’t let asthma knock the wind out of you. Asthma is a lung disorder that is characterized by sudden fits of wheezing, coughing, or shortness of breath. According to the Center of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the number of people who have asthma is continually growing. Approximately sixty-five percent of adults currently have persistent […]

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Ultra-Processed Food

What is an ultra-processed food? We eat a lot of different foods. Some of these foods are fresh from the produce section while some may be processed. Ultra-processed foods are a particular category of processed foods. These foods tend to be sugary, high in saturated fat, and unhealthy for us. What are some of the […]

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Alcohol Awareness Month

April is Alcohol Awareness Month. Established in 1987, the Department of Health and Human Services selected April as its advocacy month to help reduce stigma related with alcoholism, increasing awareness about causes, treatment, and recovery. The theme for 2018 is “Changing Attitudes: it’s not a ‘rite of passage’”. This is a month to talk to friends and family […]

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Garmin Forerunner 645 Music

The Garmen Forerunner 645 Music is a new smartwatch available for purchase. Starting at $449,  it features onboard music storage, which is a new feature for smartwatches. Instead of having to use your phone’s storage, the Garmin Forerunner has storage capacity. Garmin designed the watch for runners in mind, however with all of its features […]

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