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Make 2017 Your Healthiest Year Yet

Many people start the New Year with a list of resolutions like finally sticking to a weight loss plan, to get more exercise, to get organized or to save more money. Often times, resolutions fail as people set unrealistic goals. This year, rather than focusing on one thing, try focusing on your overall health. When focusing on your overall health as a long term solution, you can make lifestyle changes that will last longer than a fad diet.

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Ways to reduce pain (on your feet and back) during the Holiday season

The Holiday season is upon us, and you may find yourself pounding the pavement running from store to store or standing in a line to make a purchase. All of this standing and waiting in line can cause discomfort on your feet or back pain to act up. Here, NEBH Podiatrist Ken Leavitt, DPM, offers some tips on how to make your feet more comfortable, while NEBH physiatrist Kevin Bernard, MD, suggests some ways to keep your back feeling good during the Holidays.

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Safety Tips for the Holiday Season

The hustle and bustle of the busy holiday season leads many people prone to bone, joint, and muscle-related injuries because they have let their guards down. Don’t let common festive activities cause pain for you this season.

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Keeping Up With Exercise During the Holidays

The holidays can be a busy and stressful time. Starting with Thanksgiving through New Year’s, you may find yourself moving from one obligation to the next. From going to work parties, fitting in holiday shopping and attending social gatherings, it might be a challenge to stay active and exercise during the season. To help you stick to your fitness routine during this festive time here are a few tips from NEBH Athletic Trainer Bryan Truscott:

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Six Tips for Cooking with Arthritis

The holiday season is almost upon us, and for many of us that means a lot of time in the kitchen cooking, baking and preparing festive meals. For the millions of Americans who suffer from arthritis, these tasks can be difficult. NEBH rheumatologist Monica Piecyk, MD offers the following tips on ways to make your holiday cooking preparations easier.

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