Monthly Archives: August 2012

Labor Day Safety Tips

Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer, which means plenty of last minute traveling and social gatherings with friends and family. AAA of the Carolinas expects 870,000 drivers to hitNorth Carolina roads Thursday through Labor Day on Monday. You … Continue reading

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The Art of Relationships

It’s easy for relationships to get lost in the shuffle of life. So, it’s easy to take your relationship for granted when it’s going well and there are so many other items on your to-do list. When troubles crop up, … Continue reading

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Sugar Shockers — how much sugar is too much?

Sugar Shockers: How much sugar is too much? When we think of sugary sweets, we usually think of desserts like cookies, cakes or candy. However, high amounts of sugar can be found in some unlikely places including low-fat snack foods, … Continue reading

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Webster Wellness Fair — MARK. MOVE. MONITOR.

Save the date: The first annual Webster Wellness Fair – “MARK. MOVE. MONITOR.” will be held Wednesday, September 19, from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., in the University Center. Start your year out right. Join us in the University Center … Continue reading

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Ways to Boost Your Metabolism

The Elusive Metabolism Boost Boosting the metabolism is the holy grail of weight watchers everywhere, but how fast your body burns calories depends on several factors. Some people inherit a speedy metabolism. Men tend to burn more calories than women, … Continue reading

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The ABCs of Child Nutrition and Physical Activity: Raising a Happy, Healthy Eater

Kathleen Zelman, MPH, RD Aug. 21 – 12:30 p.m. (ET), 11:30 a.m. (CT) Register now | Speaker biography | Speaker blog Getting kids to enjoy and embrace a healthy diet and regular physical fitness can be a real challenge for … Continue reading

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Sunglasses and Other Tips to Protect Your Eyes

Sunglasses: A Must for Children and Adults Over-exposure to UV rays is bad for eyes of any age but can be especially harmful for the very young. Learn how to protect your eye health Sunglasses aren’t just a fashion accessory … Continue reading

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Go for the Gold: Fitness Tips for the Everyday Olympian

Now that the Olympics are finally here, use that inspiration to go for your own gold – whatever that might be! Here are some tips and tricks to help you on your journey: Find Your Inner Child If you’re not … Continue reading

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