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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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Snacking Tips for The Big Game

January 19, 2018

Can you enjoy classic snacks during the "big game" without feeling guilty? It’s easier than you might think when you have the right recipes on hand. This year, enjoy the foods you love while you...

Can You Retrain/Reprogram Your Brain?

January 18, 2018

The human brain is hardwired to focus on things that cause pleasure. This is why addiction is such a prevalent problem in most developed countries. People with an addiction, whether it’s drugs,...

Banish the Blue Monday Blues

January 12, 2018

You've heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but have you heard of Blue Monday? Typically falling on the third Monday in January, it's often called "the most depressing day of the year." While the...

Can You Reduce Cold Weather Joint Pain?

December 7, 2017

Do you notice an increase in joint pain as the temperatures drop? Colder weather may cause an old injury to flare up for people of a wide range of ages. But there may be ways you can find relief in...

Staying In Shape This Holiday Season

December 7, 2017

It can be hard to keep your focus on your health during the holidays -- after all, aren't we conditioned to think of it as a season of indulgence? Small holiday indulgences aren't going to ransack...

6 Tips for a Healthy and Happy Holiday Season

December 1, 2017

This year, make it a goal to deck the halls without ending up in an emergency room! Believe it or not, thousands end up there each year due to overzealous (dangerous) decorating. Try the following...

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...


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