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Make the Season Brighter

Posted 11/23/2017 by UHBlog

Extended family enjoying seasonal meal

Be proactive to help stop the winter blues in their tracks.

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A New Asthma Treatment Alternative

Posted 11/21/2017 by UHBlog

Close-up of man using inhaler

A procedure called bronchial thermoplasty has shown promising results in helping to control symptoms and improve quality of life for asthmatics.

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Is 20 Minutes Enough?

Posted 11/20/2017 by UHBlog

Woman and man on treadmils

Is 20 minutes of cardiovascular exercise a day all you need to maintain good health? Experts say that all depends.

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Extreme Holiday Side Dish Makeover

Posted 11/17/2017 by UHBlog

Extreme Holiday Side Dish Makeover

Make your favorite holiday foods healthier without sacrificing flavor.

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The Health Care Transformation

Posted 11/14/2017 by UHBlog

The Health Care Transformation

Technology is making accessing health care easier than ever. Find out about some of the virtual services UH provides.

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Beat Back Pain

Posted 11/13/2017 by UHBlog

Beat Back Pain

Back pain stopping you in your tracks? Get back in the game with these pain relief tips.

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11 Must-Have Screenings

Posted 11/7/2017 by UHBlog

Must-Have Screenings

Regular health screenings are important for prevention and overall well-being.

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Athletes and Acupuncture

Posted 11/6/2017 by UHBlog

Athletes and Accupuncture

Acupuncture can help relieve pain, ease inflammation and even enhance athletic performance.

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What Causes Fractures?

Posted 10/27/2017 by UHBlog

What Causes Fractures?

While many injuries are unavoidable, there are some ways athletes can help prevent a fracture or other sports injury.

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Nutrition Checkup

Posted 10/20/2017 by UHBlog

Nutrition Checkup

Whether you’re looking to up your game or recovering from an injury, consulting a dietitian can help ensure you’re getting the nutrition you need.

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Know Your Numbers

Posted 10/18/2017 by UHBlog

Know Your Numbers

Knowing your biometric health screening numbers can help you understand whether you are at risk for chronic conditions – and how to prevent or treat them.

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What Is the Man Flu?

Posted 10/17/2017 by UHBlog

What is the Man Flu?

Clearing up the “man flu” myth and other common misconceptions about influenza.

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Why Do We Have Nightmares?

Posted 10/16/2017 by UHBlog

Why Do We Have Nightmares?

Scary dreams are unsettling but are usually not dangerous. However, frequent nightmares or acting out during sleep can be signs of an underlying issue.

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Best and Worst Seafood

Posted 10/12/2017 by UHBlog

Best and Worst Seafoods

Want to incorporate more health-beneficial fish into your diet? Follow these tips.

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Ouch. That Hurts!

Posted 10/6/2017 by UHBlog

Ouch. That Hurts!

Is pain keeping you from the activities you love? Learn how to handle a sports injury.

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Surviving the Cold and Flu Season

Posted 10/5/2017 by UHBlog

Surviving the Cold and Flu Season

No one can live in a bubble to avoid cold and flu season.

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Athletes and Asthma

Posted 9/13/2017 by UHBlog

Athletes and Asthma

Don't let asthma be a barrier to being active.

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What Is Hot Yoga?

Posted 8/21/2017 by UHBlog

What Is Hot Yoga?

Hot yoga is heating up in popularity.

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Dont Get Derailed by Kidney Stones

Posted 8/18/2017 by UHBlog

Don’t Get Derailed By Kidney Stones

What causes kidney stones, and how can you reduce your risk?

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Ready? Set? Gotta Go!

Posted 8/16/2017 by UHBlog

Ready? Set? Gotta Go!

Don’t let irritable bowel syndrome sideline you.

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Snacks On, Snacks Off

Posted 8/7/2017 by UHBlog

Snacks On, Snacks Off

Satisfy the munchies without derailing your workout.

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Wearable Technology

Posted 7/14/2017 by UHBlog

Wearable Technology

Fitness trackers seem to be everywhere and tout benefits such as helping you move more and monitor your sleep patterns – but which features do you really need?

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Free Weights vs. Machines

Posted 7/7/2017 by UHBlog

Free Weights vs. Machines

Are free weights exercises better than machines? Learn the pros and cons of both weight training methods.

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Why You Need Electrolytes

Posted 7/4/2017 by UHBlog

Why You Need Electrolytes

Found in blood and cells, electrolytes are essential to physical activity because they regulate bodily fluids, yet many athletes neglect consistent electrolyte replenishment.

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Tenuous Tendons?

Posted 6/26/2017 by UHBlog

Tenuous Tendons?

There’s now a minimally invasive option for possible relief from tendonitis with quicker recovery and less pain than traditional surgery.

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Peak Performance

Posted 6/19/2017 by UHBlog

Peak Performance

Interested in improving your athleticism? A sports performance program might be right for you.

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Train Like a Marine

Posted 6/12/2017 by UHBlog

Train Like a Marine

Military-style workouts can take your body to the next level of fitness, but make sure you know what to expect before you enlist.

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Cauliflower Power

Posted 6/5/2017 by UHBlog

Cauliflower Power

Check out these three recipes starring superfood cauliflower.

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Your Hips Don’t Lie

Posted 5/23/2017 by UHBlog

Your Hips Don't Lie

Outpatient hip arthroscopy is a promising way to treat hip pain.

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On the Road Again

Posted 5/16/2017 by UHBlog

On the Road Again

Fitness apps on your smartphone can be a great way to stay active when you’re on the road.

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Top 3 Grilled Vegetable Recipes

Posted 5/10/2017 by UHBlog

Top 3 Grilled Vegetable Recipes

You’ll want to break out the grill to try out these tasty veggie recipes.

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6 Reasons Fat-Blasting Workouts Work

Posted 5/9/2017 by UHBlog

6 Reasons Fat-Blasting Workouts Work

What is a fat-blasting workout, and is it right for you?

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Should You Carb Load Before a Race?

Posted 4/24/2017 by UHBlog

Should You Carb Load Before a Race?

Find out if carb loading will give you a competitive advantage.

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Getting Ready for the Big Race?

Posted 4/17/2017 by UHBlog

Getting Ready for the Big Race?

Check out these last-minute race tips before you get to the starting line.

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The Rise of Rowing

Posted 4/10/2017 by UHBlog

The Rise of Rowing

Consider rowing for a challenging change up to your workout routine.

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As More Boomers Retire: What You Need To Do To Prepare

Posted 3/31/2017 by UHBlog

As More Boomers Retire: What You Need To Do To Prepare

With more and more Americans now living into their 90s, it’s important to start early when preparing for life after retirement.

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Why You Should Kick the Coffee and Soda Habit

Posted 3/30/2017 by UHBlog

Why You Should Kick the Coffee and Soda Habit

Limiting your consumption of coffee and sugary soda can be beneficial to your overall health and well-being.

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Exercise and Acne: Learn to Balance the Breakouts

Posted 3/29/2017 by UHBlog

Exercise and Acne: Learn to Balance the Breakouts

Simple prevention and treatment strategies can help combat workout-induced breakouts.

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The Spring Cleaning Workout

Posted 3/28/2017 by UHBlog

The Spring Cleaning Workout

Turn everyday household chores into a workout.

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Taking Your Game to the Next Level

Posted 3/24/2017 by UHBlog

Taking Your Game to the Next Level

Keeping up with your training during the off-season can help get you to the top of your game.

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Smartphones and Brain Health

Posted 3/23/2017 by UHBlog

Smartphones and Brain Health

The ubiquity of smartphones comes with both positive and negative consequences.

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Vaccinations Aren’t Just for Kids

Posted 3/21/2017 by UHBlog

Vaccinations Aren't Just for Kids

It is important for older adults to get vaccines that can prevent them from developing serious illnesses..

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Eating for Your Sport

Posted 3/17/2017 by UHBlog

Eating for Your Sport

Make sure you’re giving yourself a competitive edge by choosing the right types of food.

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Men and Bariatric Surgery

Posted 3/16/2017 by UHBlog

Men and Bariatric Surgery

More men are turning to bariatric surgery to help them lose weight.

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Transitioning From the Treadmill to the Road

Posted 3/10/2017 by UHBlog

Transitioning From the Treadmill to the Road

The arrival of warmer weather is a good time to consider outdoor running.

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