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Woman holding out arms in sunshine.Monday, December 17, 2012

Some of the easiest ways to stay healthy are also some of the least expensive.

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Smiling woman carrying holiday gifts.Monday, December 3, 2012

Instead of waiting in long shopping lines, take steps to decrease stress and let the holidays again be a time of yuletide cheer.

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A black bear in a tree.Monday, November 12, 2012

Many living creatures put on weight to prepare for winter, including black bears. Here are three ways you can keep winter weight gain under control.

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Couple running outdoors through autumn leaves.Monday, October 29, 2012

Seasonal affective disorder can lead to weight gain, difficulty waking and lower energy levels.

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Three curvy women smiling underneath a palm tree.Monday, October 1, 2012

Use nutrition information as a tool to lead a healthier life rather than merely as a means to lose weight.

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Middle-aged ethnic couple exercising.Monday, August 20, 2012

By paying attention to your diet and staying active, you can prevent prediabetes from turning into full-blown diabetes.

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young woman running outsideMonday, May 14, 2012

Make the most of your workout by fueling up on the nutrients and minerals that are optimal for active bodies.

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pita sandwichMonday, February 13, 2012

What you eat and drink before and after exercising can greatly affect your workout and your energy level throughout the day.

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Partially unwrapped energy barMonday, October 17, 2011

There is a time and a place for energy bars, says Liz Kirk, PhD, RD, a nutrition and exercise science faculty member at Bastyr University.

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Avocado and raw nutsMonday, August 29, 2011

The fountain of youth proves continually elusive despite a growing desire in America to look and feel younger, especially as the baby boomers begin to enter their golden years.

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Apr 19 Continuing Ed

Cannabis has been used since antiquity for a range of therapeutic purposes. The current phenomenon of medical Cannabis use in the U.S. is not well supported by current scientific clinical research due to the legal restrictions of Schedule I status. Regardless, patients are accessing this plant medicine and clinicians are compelled to complete their knowledge base with regard to interaction with patients.
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