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Wellness Exams Increasingly Include Emotional Health in the Age of COVID-19

The path to better health is not just about diet, exercise, blood pressure and cholesterol. During the coronavirus pandemic, doctors increasingly see stress, anxiety, sleep deprivation and social isolation taking a toll on personal health.

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Need Motivation To Move? Think About Your Future Self

When we think about longevity, we certainly don’t mean we want many years of living with illness and infirmity. We want to live as long as possible as mobile, independent people with full health.

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What You Need To Know About Medicare Wellness Visits

Did you know that if you receive Medicare, you are eligible for a no-cost annual wellness visit? Medicare annual wellness visits focus on health promotion and disease prevention, which is key to living a long, healthy life.

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Stuck at Home? Try These Strength Exercises Using Everyday Items

Want to exercise but no longer have access to the gym? Here are some ideas for staying in shape.

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Meditation, Yoga Help Woman Kick Anxiety Medicine To the Curb

Susan Mulhern had met with a psychiatrist before, but wanted a fresh start. Her UH physician recommend she try yoga, meditation, talk therapy and continue her exercise regimen. Soon, Susan was able to stop taking her anxiety medicine.

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How Chair Yoga Can Expand Your Practice

Until you've spent some time doing chair yoga, you have no idea how satisfying it can be -- not to mention how quickly it reduces stress and helps your balance.

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Why Well-Woman Visits Are Important -- And What To Ask

Ladies, it’s time to rethink your annual exam. Yearly well-woman visits with your health care provider – often with an obstetrician/gynecologist – offer way more for your well-being than the pelvic exam and Pap test that likely come to mind.

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Yoga Isn't Yoga If You Aren't Doing This

When we hear the word ‘yoga,’ nearly all of us picture a pose. But this often-overlooked aspect of yoga is just as important.

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