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You may think you know everything when it comes to bodily changes during pregnancy. After all, you’ve read the usual pregnancy books, discussed what to expect during pregnancy with your doctor ad nauseum and talked to all of your friends and family members about their experiences. Nothing will come as a surprise now—right? Wrong. Here are [...]
Sports Injuries Are More than Physical: A Look At Psychological Impacts and How They Play Into A Full Recovery
When you play a sport you don’t just play the sport. It becomes a part of your identity. You are a baseball, basketball, tennis, soccer, volleyball, hockey, or football player. So when an injury takes you away from a sport, it’s much more than just physical. You can lose a part of your identity, [...]
If you ask most people about their New Year’s resolution, most people will say, “lose weight—again.” They’ll set lofty goals, sign up for a membership at a fancy gym, and purge their pantries of anything with a calorie. Considering that 69% of American adults over age 20 are overweight or obese, according to the [...]
You’re stuffed to the brim on turkey, potatoes, and all the delicious holiday meals at the season’s events and parties. And as each festivity dwindles, you may be tempted to save yourself a couple days of cooking and pack some leftovers for the road. But with all you just consumed—probably about 3,000 calories, according to [...]
Obesity and type 2 diabetes in children has been on the rise. You might be surprised to find that school policies can put kids at risk for obesity and diabetes. SOURCE: Center for Disease Control and Prevention Obesity and Diabetes Here are 4 questions to look into about your child’s school: 1. Does the [...]