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Why Paper Doesn’t Cut It

Posted by Adam Hirshorn on June 23, 2017 in Health, Health Industry | No Comments
In the news, we continue to hear about the rising cost of healthcare. Providers are becoming more reliant on consumer payments and payers are dealing directly with consumers. There has been a significant enrollment increase of high deductible health plans (HDHPs) over the last decade. However, there is another increase that goes hand in hand [...]

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The Tortoise Wins Too

Posted by Rebecca Seiler on April 20, 2017 in Health | 1 Comment
Anyone who knows me knows that I run for no one. Unless I’m running late and my train is about to leave the platform, you will almost always find me maxing out at about 4 miles per hour. Some may dismiss this as laziness, but there’s a method to my madness. I take my inspiration [...]

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It’s a Lifestyle, Not a Diet.

Posted by Margo Zuffante on April 7, 2017 in Health | 1 Comment
Trying to eat healthier and become more active is a constant struggle for many people. I had personally struggled with both of these things for most of my life. About a year ago, I had become increasingly unhappy with how the food I was eating affected me coupled with a lack of energy and motivation [...]

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The Importance of Vacation

Posted by Margarita Golenson on March 31, 2017 in Health | No Comments
The mind and body are muscles and every day at work they are pushed to the limit. Yet, as any elite athlete would attest, a muscle that is constantly worked without change does not get balance and begins to depreciate in its effectiveness and potential output. The endless grind of the daily routine after a [...]

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Healthy Ways To Stay Alert At Work

Posted by Kate Darmody on March 10, 2017 in Health | No Comments
I’m sure everyone can relate to that afternoon struggle that hits post lunch. You’re sitting in an afternoon meeting and you feel yourself starting to nod off. Or your fidgety and distractible, noticing your procrastination is at an all time high. It’s in these critical moments that we realize our mid-afternoon slump has set in [...]

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Relaxation Through Crafting

Posted by Emma Ensley on March 1, 2017 in Health | No Comments
I started embroidering right around the turn of the New Year. It was cold, the winter blues were seeping in and I had several amazon gift cards leftover from Christmas. I was looking for something to carry me through the post-Christmas Chicago winter, so I ordered purple hair dye (which didn’t work) and embroidery thread [...]

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Dog Days

Posted by Jessi LeDonne on February 23, 2017 in Health | No Comments
Just over a month ago I adopted the first dog I’ve ever owned: a petite 18 month-old black lab mix named Bug. Since as early as I can remember I’ve daydreamed about the day that I would acquire my first dog. My upbringing regularly involved a smattering of speeches persuading my parents that we needed [...]

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Photography Really is Good for Your Health

Posted by Russell Beaver on February 17, 2017 in Health | No Comments
Let's be honest, life is stressful. Fortunately doing one of the simplest things can change our whole day and our health. The simple act of taking a photograph can make your life less stressful. Here are 3 reasons why we should be shooting more photos: 1) Momentary breaks from our stresses. Sometimes taking the long [...]

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Uncovering the New You Through Yoga and the Moon

Posted by Kate Berberet on February 3, 2017 in Health | No Comments
Every New Year sparks the urge in people all around the world to look forward and think about their goals. In an effort to try something new and branch out, I decided to attend a yoga workshop at Yoga by Degrees titled New Year, New You, New Moon Restorative Workshop last week. This was something [...]

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Eat, Sweat, Stretch – 6 Tips to Improve Your Workout

Posted by Sylvie Burstein on January 12, 2017 in Health | No Comments
New Year, New You Between Christmas and New Years, Chicago is a ghost town, but it’s actually quite wonderful. Everyone takes this time to be with family, get out of town and indulge. As most of us return from the long vacation, we’re immediately reminded of the gluttonous eating and drinking we’ve done and the [...]

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