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Vidant Wellness Center, Author at Washington Daily News

Columns

Recognizing signs of heart disease and stroke

By Meagan Overman 2021 is here and although we would have liked for the COVID-19 virus to vanish with 2020, unfortunately that has not been ... Read more

by Vidant Wellness Center, Monday, January 25, 2021 2:24 pm

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5 ways to stay active during the winter months

It’s that time of year again! The weather is getting cooler, the sun is setting earlier, and most of us become a little less motivated ... Read more

by Vidant Wellness Center, Thursday, December 17, 2020 3:49 pm

Community Columns

The ‘new normal’ at exercise facilities

TRAVIS ROGERSON Many states within the U.S. have allowed gyms to reopen with certain restrictions imposed on daily operations due to COVID-19. This information is ... Read more

by Vidant Wellness Center, Friday, July 24, 2020 9:46 am

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Heart failure and exercise — the latest recommendations

JUDY VAN DORP Congestive heart failure is a growing concern among our aging population, as it is extremely prevalent and very expensive. One out of ... Read more

by Vidant Wellness Center, Friday, January 10, 2020 6:34 pm

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Exercise for fall prevention

JILLIAN CONERLY All over the nation, falls are a topic of concern. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in four Americans ... Read more

by Vidant Wellness Center, Friday, November 1, 2019 6:11 pm

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Exercises for chronic diseases

Staying active is important for everyone. But if you are challenged with a chronic illness, it can seem more difficult to maintain an active lifestyle. ... Read more

by Vidant Wellness Center, Monday, September 16, 2019 10:52 am

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Exercises for chronic diseases

Staying active is important for everyone. But if you are challenged with a chronic illness, it can seem more difficult to maintain an active lifestyle. ... Read more

by Vidant Wellness Center, Friday, September 13, 2019 7:34 pm

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Use of physical activity to decrease fall-injury risk

A quick look at demographic trends shows a growing population of older adults in our society. In 2016, Americans aged 65 and older made up ... Read more

by Vidant Wellness Center, Monday, July 29, 2019 10:15 am

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The truth about vaping and e-cigarettes

Vaping, or smoking an electronic cigarette (e-cigarette), has become a popular alternative to cigarette smoking among adults and youth nationwide. There’s no doubt that cigarette ... Read more

by Vidant Wellness Center, Friday, June 14, 2019 4:55 pm

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You are what you eat: micronutrients

We have all heard it before — you are what you eat. But what exactly does that mean? Instead of thinking about this in terms ... Read more

by Vidant Wellness Center, Friday, April 26, 2019 7:46 pm

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