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The yoga craze: How to enjoy at any age

Yoga originated in ancient India with the focus on breathing and spirituality. In more recent years, it has transformed into a popular workout that combines deep stretching and strengthening while building mental focus. Even if you can’t master the headstand or turn yourself into a pretzel, yoga can be tailored to all abilities and can improve your health in a number of ways.  NEBH Athletic Trainer Annie Chen, MS, LAT, ATC offers a few ways on how Yoga can improve your health. 

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Grilling Smart

Making healthy food choices is not the only health concern during barbecue season. Often the types of meat, plus handling and cooking methods, pose food safety risks. Not handling foods in sanitary conditions or not cooking and storing at the proper temperatures increases risk of food borne illness.

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The Truth About Bunions

bunion, which is an enlargement of the base of your big toe, is one of the most common foot problems among Americans. The bump is actually a result of a dislocation of the big toe joint that results in the 1st metatarsal bone’s “head” becoming prominent. Although common, there are many misconceptions about bunions. Here to set the record straight is NEBH Chief of Podiatry, Kenneth Leavitt, DPM.

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Getting the Most Out of Summertime Nutrition

The summer, along with vacations and time off, brings many temptations like barbeques, ice cream, and sugary drinks. During the summer, you may be on vacation or your schedule may not be as rigid as it is during the rest of the year, which can make it hard to stick to healthy eating habits. While it’s certainly ok to indulge once in a while, it’s important not to completely forgo healthy eating, even while in vacation mode. Luckily the summer is a season that offers many nutritious foods. Here, Clinical Dietitian Elle Wittneben RD, LDN suggests a few summertime foods you can eat and drink to stay healthy.

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