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diabetes risk meter
on Fri, January 18, 2019
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 1 out of 11 people in the U.S. have diabetes, and 1 out of 3 people have...
woman staring out window
on Mon, December 10, 2018
If you’re one of the 16.1 million adults who suffer from depression, the holidays may bring on additional anxieties and stress that could trigger your...
seasonal affective disorder holiday depression
on Mon, December 10, 2018
The holiday season is a time for festive décor, food, family and fun. But wet, wintry weather and earlier sunsets during the holidays can cause some people to...
on Thu, December 06, 2018
(This OpEd was written by Bob Copple, president of Ascension Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan, and ran in the Nov. 30 issue of the Manhattan Mercury) The...
seven-layer salad
on Thu, December 06, 2018
If you're looking for a healthy potluck dish or a way to lighten up your holiday table, try out this Seven-Layer Salad. This recipe can be modified with many...
cigarettes, quit smoking
on Thu, November 29, 2018
Every smoker who is ready to quit has a different motivation for trying to kick the habit. According to the U.S. Surgeon General, quitting smoking is the...
woman holding pink ribbon
on Thu, October 11, 2018
Regular mammograms are the best way to find breast cancer early. But, if your mammogram report says you have dense breast tissue – you may wonder what this...
man receiving flu shot
on Tue, October 09, 2018
It’s the start of flu season in the United States, and while the severity of the influenza virus varies from year to year, experts suggest flu shots and other...
oldier couple on bikes
on Wed, September 26, 2018
A lot of Via Christi LIGHT clients tell me that they hate to exercise! During Via Christi LIGHT orientation, I let them know that’s OK, we only ask them to do...
woman on mountain
on Wed, September 26, 2018
I have recently explored the story of Viktor Frankl, neurologist, psychiatrist and the father of Logotherapy. This man formed his therapy and its existential...

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