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For 2014: 14 New Year’s Resolutions for your Mind, Body, and Soul

Happy New Year from CWH!   CWH nurse practitioner Kathy Woods tops off our 2014 blog-o-sphere with this empowering piece.  Enjoy!  Exercise-Find an exercise you enjoy and start doing it daily, move naturally every day, take the steps, not the escalator or elevator, buy … Continue reading

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Walk vs. Run: The Right Exercise

Physical activity is a key component of your healthplan and is the single most often prescribed therapy in my practice.  We know that exercise decreases the risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, osteoporosis and cancer.  It can … Continue reading

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Videogames in the Real World: Technology and the Stroke Patient

Videopolicewoman – that’s me. While  I don’t have the curves or hairdo of Angie Dickinson’s  Sgt. Suzanne “Pepper” Anderson, I am every bit the enforcer.  Just ask my two teenage sons. As a videopolicewoman,  I need to know the rules  … Continue reading

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New (and old) Treatments for Type 2 Diabetes

There has been a lot of buzz in the press recently over Paula Deen’s disclosure of her type 2 diabetes.  Were people really shocked?  Paula Deen reminds me of many of my patients:  over 50, obese, embracing (at least on … Continue reading

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Safe Sex: Life After A Heart Attack

You’ve had a heart attack. Now what?  How does life get back to normal, and what does the new normal look like?  Your doctor talks about changes to your diet, exercise, and medication.  But what about sex? New recommendations from … Continue reading

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