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Adaptive Workout Clinic Boosts Mental, Physical Wellness in Wounded Warriors

Adaptive Workout Clinic Boosts Mental, Physical Wellness in Wounded Warriors

More and more, warriors, like Ray, are using physical activity to improve their mental well-being. In fact, in a Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) survey (https://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/survey) of the injured warriors it serves, 30.3 percent of survey respondents expressed physical activity helps them cope with stress and emotional concerns. At the clinic, warriors …

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How We’re ‘Killing Ourselves To Live Longer’

How We're 'Killing Ourselves To Live Longer'

Block: “The broader point you’re making here though, is that the body can sometimes be at war with itself, it’s sort of a dystopian view of the body.” Ehrenreich: “In fact, after breast cancer, they told me: ‘You should never lift a weight heavier than five pounds. ‘ Ha. I paid no …

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ACP Urges Social Determinants Data Collection, Education

ACP Urges Social Determinants Data Collection, Education

By Jessica Kent April 18, 2018 – To address the care disparities associated with the social determinants of health, healthcare stakeholders must adjust data collection, medical education, and public policy, the American College of Physicians (ACP) has argued. Despite being one of the 10 richest countries in the world per capita, …

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Essentia Health pediatrician earns national award

Essentia Health pediatrician earns national award

Dr. Nancy Monaghan Beery, a pediatrician at the Essentia Health-Duluth Clinic, has earned a national award from the American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians (ACOP). She is being recognized for her loyalty to pediatrics, her commitment to the association and her exceptional care of children. “Dr. Beery is the perfect example …

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Free health screenings available at Walmart stores

Free health screenings available at Walmart stores

WASHINGTON — Free health screenings for common conditions are available Saturday at Walmart stores nationwide. The screenings will check blood glucose, blood pressure, body mass index and vision at stores with vision centers. Checking blood sugar-glucose, for example, might help save your eyesight because high sugar levels impact the small veins of …

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Relax with a Massage

Relax with a Massage

<p class="story-body-text”>On a whim, Megan Ó Connell booked a 15-minute chair massage through Duke’s employee wellness program to relieve nagging neck and shoulder discomfort. <p class="story-body-text”>She’s been treating herself to a massage about once each semester for the past two years. <p class="story-body-text”>“It’s nice to be able to zip over …

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