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How to enjoy a holiday meal without guilt

Posted by Jess Amaris, intern and guest blogger
November 27, 2014

Between Halloween candy, Thanksgiving feasts, and other holiday celebrations, I understand just how hard it is to eat healthy during the holidays. It can be painful causes reaching for the veggie tray instead of the cookie platter.

Resource Center(s): Nutrition, Weight Loss and Bariatric Surgery, Exercise and Fitness


Managing the stressful times during the holidays

Posted by
November 24, 2014

Whether it's getting together with family you have not seen in a while, dealing with the increased traffic and shopping crowds, or the financial expectations the holidays bring, we need to keep our stress levels down. We need to have a plan. Here are a few tips that will help you come up with your personal plan to enjoy the holiday season.

Resource Center(s): Men's Health, Women's Health, Substance Abuse

Elizabeth Cozine MD

What you need to know about pertussis

Posted by Elizabeth Cozine, M.D.
November 21, 2014

It’s that time of year. Cold and flu season is here. Symptoms of an ordinary common cold are hard not to miss. But could it be worse? Pertussis can mask itself as a cold but can pose serious health risks – especially to unvaccinated babies.

Resource Center(s): Childrens Health Pediatrics, Immunizations, Infectious Diseases

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