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3 Advanced Kettlebell Moves That Get Results

When it comes to getting fit, keeping it simple is always a safe bet, but adding more complex exercises to your routine can keep you engaged and reignite your love for working out. Speaking of simple, basic kettlebell exercises like the squat, deadlift and swing are enough to get in[…]

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Health Data Outside HIPAA: Simply Extending HIPAA Would Be a #FAIL

Vince Kuraitis Deven McGraw By DEVEN McGRAW and VINCE KURAITIS This piece is part of the series “The Health Data Goldilocks Dilemma: Sharing? Privacy? Both?” which explores whether it’s possible to advance interoperability while maintaining privacy. Check out other pieces in the series here. Early in 2019 the Office of the[…]

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Beautiful little buckwheat – benefits and best recipes

Popular opinion would have you believing buckwheat is a healthy whole grain. And though you’d be correct about it being healthy, it’s actually a seed, not a grain. This seed is chocked full of protein, fibre and nutrients, and has helped prevent diabetes and ease digestive disorders. Buckwheat seeds, also[…]

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Today’s Doctors: Colleagues or Free Agents?

By HANS DUVEFELT, MD My first job after residency was in a small mill town in central Maine. I joined two fifty something family doctors, one of whom was the son of the former town doctor. I felt like I was Dr. Kiley on “Marcus Welby, MD.” I didn’t have[…]

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10 Simple Steps Toward a Zero-Waste Home | Wellness Mama

It’s clear that plastic is becoming a huge problem in our society and environment. As consumers, it can sometimes feel like there’s nothing we can do to stem the flow of single-use products onto the market (and then into the landfill). The zero-waste movement is one way we can make[…]

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A look at our anatomy and how we keep ourselves in balance

The function of balance for us humans is imperative and often something taken for granted. If our balance is impaired we may obviously become unstable but symptoms that accompany the unsteadiness can include dizziness, vertigo, hearing and vision problems, and difficulty with concentration and memory. If we understand the connection[…]

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Grilling Recipes + Tips for Healthy Grilling | Wellness Mama

I’m a fan of summer. The beach, the outdoors, more sunshine… not to mention backyard cookouts featuring our favorite mouth-watering BBQ on the grill. While I love a good barbecue (I am a Southern girl, after all), grilling recipes don’t always make for the healthiest meal. For one, most of[…]

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