Monthly Archives: February 2011

The Motivator – A Summer Backpacking Trip to Yosemite

So I dream a little bit about long ocean voyages, hikes to the wilderness and other outdoor adventures, in fact I believe I have always been a soul longing for adventure. Somewhere I heard there may be some genetic component … Continue reading

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American Heart Month and Cholesterol

So do you know what your cholesterol levels are?  Or the difference between LDL and HDL? Well here’s a video to watch for American Heart Month.  If you don’t know your numbers, you may want to get them checked out. … Continue reading

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NASCAR and The Prevention Plan at Daytona

Check out the Nationwide Drive4COPD 300 race this weekend at Daytona or on ESPN 2 and you’ll see The Prevention Plan as the lead sponsor of Derrike Cope’s car #28.   What better way to let people know about the … Continue reading

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Balloon Angioplasty

During this American Heart month I thought it would be good to provide a video of some of the things we hope none of us need as we focus more on improving our heart health. Here is a video on … Continue reading

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Dealing with the Rising Costs of State and City Retiree Health Benefits

A February 13th article in the NY Times entitled States Aim Ax at Health Cost of Retirement by Steven Greenhouse discusses the “the soaring expense of health benefits for millions of retired state and local workers.” This issue as explained in … Continue reading

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Hiking – a Great Way to Get in a Walk

This past weekend I had the opportunity to again get outdoors and hike.  It was the annual IDIDAHIKE which is a fundraiser for the North Florida Trailblazers who maintain sections of the Florida Trail. This year the hike was along … Continue reading

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American Heart Month – A February Resolution

Did you know that February is American Heart Month and was first proclaimed by the President in 1963? So over these almost 50 years have the results in our fight against heart disease gotten better or worse? Well, we now have … Continue reading

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