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Entries Tagged as 'Health'

Friends don’t let friends (and kids) eat themselves into poor health

April 20th, 2011 · No Comments · Health

By Jack Mapes Personal Trainer We, as a culture, discourage drunk driving because innocent people can lose their lives. And because drunk driving can be so life-altering, friends don’t let friends drive drunk.

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The numerous benefits of prenatal yoga

April 20th, 2011 · No Comments · Health

By Laura Tree Prenatal yoga teacher, FreeSpirit Yoga For most women, during pregnancy, awareness of the body and the changes that are taking place within are magnified. The desire to incorporate a healthier lifestyle comes naturally at this time as mother and child begin to grow together in countless ways.

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Dietary guidelines– balance is the key

April 20th, 2011 · No Comments · Health, nutrition

By Carol Berg Sloan RD Columnist What are the dietary guidelines? Have you ever wondered where school districts get their menu plans, where the Women Infant and Children (WIC) programs receive nutrition guidance, or where the meal plans at long-term healthcare facilities come from? They’re all from the United States Department of Agriculture’s dietary guidelines.

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When it comes to prescriptions, it’s important to know your meds

April 20th, 2011 · No Comments · Health

By Richard Gellar Pharmacy Director The collection of plastic containers has gathered in the corner of the kitchen counter, some are white, many are orange and others are green. Your eyes scan the yellow-highlighted labels, instructing you to a variety of requirements: “Drink plenty of water;” “Take two pills, three times a day;” “Do not […]

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Job Corps Center kicks off its ‘Let’s Move Cities and Towns’ campaign

April 1st, 2011 · No Comments · Health, News

The Long Beach Job Corps Center (LBJCC) officially kicked off the “Let’s Move Cities and Towns” campaign at their quarterly community relations council meeting on March 23.

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