Jan 03, 2014
woman running cold weather

Lose that Post Holiday Weight…and Keep it Off

Ahhh…the holidays. All the delicious food, drinks, sweets, cakes, cookies, and whatever ever else you happen to get your hands on, can really affect your waist line. In fact, most Americans gain at least one pound between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, according to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics…. Read more »

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Jan 02, 2014
What is sleep debt? And can you "repay" it?

Exhausted? You Might have Sleep Apnea

At UPMC’s Sleep Medicine Center, doctors can diagnose and treat sleep apnea, often with surprisingly fast results. Sleep Apnea Diagnosis Patient Story Overweight and diagnosed with high blood pressure, diabetes, and an irregular heartbeat, Robert Guthrie underwent a sleep study at UPMC’s Sleep Medicine Center to evaluate his pulmonary function… Read more »

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Jan 01, 2014
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Keeping Your New Year’s Resolution

A new year is upon us and for most people that means another start to you New Year’s resolutions. If you are like the majority of resolution-makers, keeping these goals can be quite the challenge. Whether you are trying to slim down, save up, or make any positive change in… Read more »

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Dec 30, 2013
winter exercise

Exercising in Cold Weather

For climates that experience the change of seasons, especially the Northeast and mid-Atlantic states, winter can sometimes feel like it lasts from October through March. While most people head indoors at the first sign of frost, there are some who still forge ahead into the brisk temperatures to continue with… Read more »

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