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What is the most effective type of exercise?

By at January 20, 2011 | 6:44 pm | 0 Comment

What is the most effective type of exercise?

What Is The Most Effective Type of Exercise? By Nurse Kimberly   Over the past few years I have exposed my body to several different forms of exercise. In 2009 I trained and completed the Lewis and Clark half marathon in two hours and twenty six minutes. After the run I was overwhelmed with feelings of accomplishment and happiness. It almost did not seem real. Two more...

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Childhood Obesity: Perspective from a School Nurse (video interview)

By at January 12, 2011 | 1:10 pm | 1 Comments

Childhood Obesity: Perspective from a School Nurse (video interview)

Nurse Kimberly interviews Linda Neumann, a registered nurse at a local St. Louis school, about the childhood obesity epidemic. Ms. Neumann has been a nurse for almost 35 years, and isn't afraid to "tell it like it is". This is an eye-opening interview that really illustrates the severity of childhood obesity. It is evident from this interview that Ms. Nuemann not more...

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Are You Tired of Cooking After the Holidays?

By at January 9, 2011 | 6:09 pm | 0 Comment

Are You Tired of Cooking After the Holidays?

Hi everyone and Happy New Year. I hope your start to 2011 is going well. Over the last week I have been thinking about how so many of us go into the New Year with goals and hopes of developing healthier habits, including eating more nutritiously. A common complaint that many families have when trying to eat healthier in the New Year is that they are sick of being in more...

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Cure for an Ear Ache

By at January 7, 2011 | 8:55 pm | 0 Comment

Cure for an Ear Ache

Cure for an Ear Ache by Angie, R.N. I read recently that doctors are not going to give little children antibiotics for ear aches anymore. Well, I am glad they are finally cutting down on the use of these really dangerous drugs. The long term use of these drugs is becoming more obvious as the years pass by, and the side effects are scary. I really think medications more...

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Letter from Nurse Kimberly on 90 Pound Weight Loss

By at January 5, 2011 | 9:21 pm | 3 Comments

Letter from Nurse Kimberly on 90 Pound Weight Loss

Hi Everyone! Nurse Kimberly Here. I wanted to share a little bit about myself and why I am on a mission to help moms, dads, and families get healthy. It was not too long ago that when I would step on the scale it would scream a frightening almost 230 pounds. Being overweight was not something that happened suddenly. In fact, I had struggled with my weight for as long more...

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