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A Prevention Plan Success Story

Can wellness programs implemented through an employer improve ones health? Well they certainly can and while I previously discussed the study published by Drs. Loeppke, Eddington and Beg in Population Health Management (read it Here) ,  this video is of a … Continue reading

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June is Men’s Health Month

Okay guys, me included, June is National Men’s Health Month. Obviously with the start of summer we want to be ready for those great outdoor activities; in fact the summer is my favorite time of the year, boating, beaches, kayaking, … Continue reading

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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 – 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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Year 3 on The Prevention Plan – an Update

So I’ve now entered year three of The Prevention Plan. As with all of us at U.S. Preventive Medicine, I have until January 31 to complete the registration, Health Risk Appraisal (HRA) and lab and biometric screening. Last week I … Continue reading

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My New XBox Kinect – another fitness option

With all of the talk of the growing obesity rates and poor physical fitness here in the United States, many of us are looking for ways that we and our children can fit some exercise into our busy schedules. As … Continue reading

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Move it Monday – Creating a Culture of Health

At U.S. Preventive Medicine, we try to live what we preach; that is Prevention works and must be a part of the organization and firmly woven into its cultural fabric.  The Prevention Plan, our primary, secondary and tertiary prevention program … Continue reading

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Fitness, Obesity and the Military

This mornings post  discussed that 1 in 3 Americans could have diabetes by 2050, a substantial increase from the 1 in 1o we have today.  Much of this expected increase in diabetes can be attributed to our burgeoning obesity rates. … Continue reading

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