4 Ways Running Improves Your Health

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By late March most Midwesterners are looking for any excuse to get outdoors. With increasing temperatures, an extra hour of sunshine (on most days), and calmer climates, now is a great time to think about running your first race!  Whether you are a seasoned runner covering many miles, or a running novice, Springtime races are […]

What to Know About Zika Virus

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While Zika virus remains rare in most areas of the United States, there are some important facts you should know in order to protect yourself and your family. How is Zika spread? Zika virus is spread primarily by mosquitoes that become infected through biting a person that is infected with the virus. Then, that mosquito […]

Debunking Some Common Health Myths

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When it comes to long-held misconceptions about our health, old habits are even harder to shake than a sinus infection. No matter how much we learn, we’d all rather follow grandma’s advice, or do simply what feels right, rather than verify if any of our long-held assumptions are correct. To quote Zackary Berger, M.D., “A […]

8 Healthy Ways to Start Your Day

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Are you a morning person? For some of us, seemingly no matter how early we go to bed the night before, we always wake up feeling exhausted and lethargic. Here are a few tips for how to start your morning in a healthy way that leaves you feeling energetic and ready for your day. ① […]