Author Archives: Randi Protter, MD

An Ode to Wearable Fitness Devices (Just in Time for the Holidays!)

Today’s entry is courtesy of Sally Mravcak, MD, CWH staff physician and exercise enthuisast. What are wearable fitness devices, you ask?  You have probably seen people wearing them.  Wearable fitness devices can come in the form of a bracelet, a watch, … Continue reading

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FRIDAY AFTER NEXT: IT’S NOT ABOUT THE MATERIAL BARGAIN

I’m not sure when the black Friday spam/emails started coming.  It feels like they began in August, but if I take a closer look, maybe it was only two weeks ago.   One thing is for sure…it’s going to be a busy holiday season! Before … Continue reading

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BREAST CANCER: FACT VS. FICTION

It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month!  Today’s post by staff physician Dr. Sarah Wistreich: Breast cancer is a topic that I frequently get asked about by all age groups.  With statistics as high as they are – 1 in every 8 … Continue reading

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Things That Make You Go Buzz: Your Guide to Caffeine

Sally Mravcak, MD is today’s CWH blogger: Caffeine is the most widely used and socially acceptable stimulant.  We have become a coffee culture.  Morning to me smells like a freshly brewed pot of joe.  And let’s not leave out our … Continue reading

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Yoga: There’s No Place Like “OMMMM”

Today’s entry is from CWH nurse practitioner Kathy Bornhoeft: Balance Your Life; Breathe, Relax and Be Still………………… A recent study founded that 20.4 million Americans practice yoga, an increase of almost 30% in just four years! Yoga is a mind … Continue reading

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