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January 2012

Getting Back to Exercise

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The first month of the year is nearly at an end. And with it, a lot of resolutions. If you're still struggling to get into the routine (and shed those holiday pounds) learn three simple steps that will help you be successful in getting back into shape and stay active. Read more


A Year in Review

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Even as we look forward to the people we'll meet and places we'll go in the year ahead, we'd like to reflect briefly on the year past. Watch our slideshow


Cooking Outside the Box: Bananas Foster

If you're already planning your special Valentine's meal, consider including Bananas Foster from Chef John. A simple but elegent dish that's a perfect finish for any meal. Watch Chef prepare the dish


From Our Kids Blog: Winter Activities for Families

Whether you prefer the outdoors no matter the weather, or find it's just too cold outside, there are plenty of ways you can keep your family active this winter. Find suggestions for activities indoors and out in a recent post from our blog, Growing Up Healthy. Read more


Stressed? How You Think About It Could Harm Your Health

If you think stress is adversely affecting your health, you could be right. Researchers at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health found that individuals who believed stress was causing health problems actually experienced more physical and mental health issues. Read more


Go Red Challenges Women to Be Healthier

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the U.S. To help raise awareness, and encourage women to take steps toward a healthier lifestyle, Go Red for Women is sponsoring a 12-week challenge for three teams. Find out how you can follow along and learn the many ways you can help raise awareness. Read more


Upcoming Events

  • February 18: "Get in the Game" Gala to Benefit American Family Children's Hospital
  • February 21: Pre-Diabetes Class: Learn How to Delay or Prevent Diabetes
  • March 4: Bowlin' for Colons to Benefit Colon Cancer Research at the UW Carbone Cancer Center

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