5 Reasons Why a Colonoscopy is Not so Bad

    The colonoscopy gets a lot of grief, and when you hear some of the horror stories, it’s not surprising. The truth is, it’s not as bad as some ...

“The LILI Letter” March 2015

    The ORMC / Heart Center, “Losing It & Loving It” weight loss class & support group newsletter Which is the only day of the year that’s a verb? ...

Top 5 Reasons Bosses Say No to Flex Time and Working Remotely

    Fortunately for working moms, flex time and working remotely are not just trendy perks reserved for salespeople and tech startups.   Allowing employees to work on their own ...

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Better Prepared for a Visit to the ER

For many of us, a trip to the Emergency Room can be ...

Halloween Safety – for the Big Kids!

Halloween is right around the corner, and the “kids” are excited! Fact ...

Easy Steps to Bone and Joint Health

Nearly 50% of Americans over the age of 18 are affected by ...

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This Healthy Protein Is Wildly Popular, But You May Still Be Wondering: What Is Quinoa?

Maybe your co-workers said they had it for dinner last night, or perhaps you saw it on your favorite cooking show. It’s the new superfood everyone is talking about.   In the last decade, quinoa (pronounced keen-WAH) has risen in popularity, peaking when the United Nations declared 2013 to be the “Year of Quinoa.” So, [...]

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First Step Of Fatherhood: Supporting The Pregnancy

    Unless he’s a seahorse, a man can’t physically carry babies through pregnancy. But that doesn’t mean he can’t be involved.   Future moms, if you’re the one reading this, pass this story to the future dad in your life.   Pregnancy is a great time for men to get involved and prepare for [...]

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4 Ways to Prevent Coronary Heart Disease Beyond Dieting and Exercising

  How can you keep your heart healthy? That’s easy. You’ve heard the how-to list a million times: Maintain a proper diet, exercise regularly, and maintain a healthy weight.   Experts repeat these three factors ad nauseam—and for good reason. But there are other things you could be doing to prevent coronary heart disease.   [...]

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Explaining Heart Disease to Your Children

If you’ve recently been diagnosed with heart disease, take a beat. It was no doubt difficult news to hear. But try to stay calm as you give yourself time to understand exactly what your diagnosis means.   The term heart disease covers a wide range of conditions that hurt the heart—some more serious than others, [...]

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Measles – What You Need to Know

You may have heard a lot about Measles in the news lately. We want to set the facts straight and make sure that you know the important points about measles, including getting vaccinated and how to protect your child. What is Measles? Measles is a highly contagious respiratory disease caused by a virus. It spreads [...]

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