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A fresh take on wellness

At MedPost, we view healthcare as part of overall wellness.

Wellness stems from a combination of lifestyle choices: thoughtful eating, pleasurable exercise, and emotional self-care. The posts we share on this blog represent our commitment to inform and inspire your family’s wellness journey.

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Simple Substitutions to Make Your Thanksgiving Meal Healthier

November 17, 2017

Thanksgiving dinner often gets a bad reputation due to a few "unhealthy" holiday foods. The good news is that Thanksgiving dinner doesn’t have to be bad for you! Making a few simple swaps can lighten...

Common Thanksgiving Injuries and How to Avoid Them

November 16, 2017

Thanksgiving is a time for family, togetherness, giving thanks and… possibly greater risk of injury? As emergency responders and firefighters can attest, Thanksgiving is not quite risk-free. In fact...

Dr. DIY: Can Lavender Oil Help Manage Stress Levels?

November 15, 2017

Lavender oil has been used in a variety of applications and is often noted to have antidepressant, sedative, antifungal and antibacterial properties. If you or someone you care about has difficulty...

Important Halloween Safety Tips

October 25, 2017

Halloween and fall festivals are an exciting time for kids to dress up as their favorite characters, enjoy children’s parties, and go trick-or-treating. However, there are potential dangers lurking...

Does Sugar Really Make Kids Hyper?

October 24, 2017

Many supposedly healthy foods, such as yogurt and breakfast cereals, are packed with sugar. Now with Halloween around the corner, children are soon going to get a high-dose injection of the sweet...

Coconut Oil: What Else Can it Do?

September 20, 2017

As you enjoy a range of indoor and outdoor activities all year long, you may consider coconut oil a potential new best friend. The internet is aflutter with this affordable oil, as it provides many...

Campfire Safety Basics for Your Camping Trip

September 10, 2017

A camping trip can make for the perfect vacation as the weather turns mild. You can unplug and get in touch with nature while drinking in the sights and sounds of the forest, lake, or beach. However...

Can a Home Remedy Help That Sting?

September 5, 2017

As we enjoy time outdoors in the change of seasons, it's important to remember that the last of those colorful blooms are designed to attract pollinators that may come with a prick. If you're about...

Does the Moon Affect the Human Body and Mind?

August 17, 2017

Many theories about the moon affecting the human body have developed over time. Can a full moon make people act a certain way -- oddly, aggressively, or otherwise? Do the gravitational pulls of the...

Healthy Tips for Summer Running Outdoors

August 14, 2017

There should be no reason to give up on outdoor exercise during the summer. With a little planning, you can continue to derive health benefits from running and other forms of exercise. You can pause...


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