May 8, 2017 Stress and Emotional Eating: HealthyU Class by Bon Secours

May 8, 2017 Stress and Emotional Eating: HealthyU Class by Bon Secours

The class is AT NO COST and takes place in the Community Education Classroom on the first floor of the Medical Office Building at ST. FRANCIS MILLENNIUM (2 Innovation Drive). Stress and Emotional Eating- Monday, May 8th • 6:00 p.m. Presented By: Kristen Guenther, MS, RD, LD Emotional eating is defined as eating for any
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Know the Signs and Symptoms of a Stroke

Know the Signs and Symptoms of a Stroke

The American Stroke Association reports that stroke is the 4th leading cause of death and a top cause of disability in the United States. Ischemic strokes are the most common type and occur when a blood clot stops up a blood vessel or artery to the brain. These account for 87 percent of all strokes.
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Smoking Has Long-Lasting Effects on DNA

Smoking Has Long-Lasting Effects on DNA

A new study finds that smoking cigarettes can leave a lasting imprint on DNA. This bad habit can alter more than 7,000 genes, which in turn can contribute to the development of smoking-related diseases, such as cancer, COPD, heart disease, and more. Cigarette smoking remains the leading preventable cause of death worldwide, accounting for nearly
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Staying Socially Active Wards Off Disability

Staying Socially Active Wards Off Disability

The importance of staying physically active throughout life and the health benefits it brings has long been documented, but what about social activities? Research from the Rush University Medical Center finds that retirees who report a high level of social activity are twice as likely to remain disability free involving activities of daily living. This
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