Wellness Wednesday: Live Well!

Posted on Dec 17, 2014 10:55:00 AM by Ali Desjardin

Welcome to Wellness Wednesday! These are some of the best articles about wellness for your reading pleasure! Articles range from healthy eating practices, fitness ideas, and other wellness and prevention pieces! Enjoy! #Maxwell #Wellness

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It’s the Most Wonderful (and Dangerous?) Time of the Year

Posted on Dec 15, 2014 9:40:00 AM by Carol Lin

‘Tis the season for relaxing with friends and family, reflecting on the past year, and revamping for the new year. But some holiday traditions (read: free-flowing alcoholic beverages, Black Friday sales starting at midnight resulting in late nights and less sleep, and your grandma’s famous tiramisu that helps you look a little more like Santa Claus) may contribute to health issues that put a damper on your jolly good time.

A decade ago, researchers reported an increase in cardiac mortality beginning around Thanksgiving and continuing through New Year’s. In the midst of the 2014 holiday season, these findings are still relevant. Overindulgence, travel, and stress were just a few factors that may play a role in the Christmas coronary and Hanukkah heart attack trend.

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The Weekly Wrap: 12/12

Posted on Dec 12, 2014 10:30:00 AM by Ali Desjardin

Hello! Happy 12/12! I hope that you all had a great week. Here are some of the best articles in health care and wellness from this week in the Maxwell Health Weekly Wrap! #ICYMI 

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