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SEPTEMBER 2011
Make the Most of Fall Veggies
Take advantage of the fresh vegetables the season has to offer! Pumpkins and squash, for instance, are plentiful at this time of year. Besides their robust flavor, they're packed with disease fighters. Read on for some simple tips for serving up these fall favorites.
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Catch Some ZZZs and Boost Your Health
There’s a reason why your body recoils when your morning alarm sounds off—you need more sleep. Falling short of your beauty sleep quota can lead to obesity, heart disease, or diabetes.
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Eating Out Tonight? Try These Heart-Smart Tips
Your friend asks if you'd like to go to a brand-new restaurant. Just as you're getting ready to accept, you remember that you're trying to eat heart-healthy. What should you do? Well, don't hesitate...say you'd love to go out! You can still be kind to your heart when eating out. Check out these eight pointers for doing just that.
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Being Active May Ease Aches and Pains of Aging
Aches and pains may seem inevitable as we age. But researchers have found that exercise may be the right tonic to ease such discomforts.
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Recipe of the Month

Recipe ImageYou want to eat healthier, but you love those good ole recipes passed down from generation to generation. From appetizers to desserts to good nutritional tips, each month a yummy recipe will be featured as our 'Recipe of the Month'. Each recipe has been modified for healthier eating and living.
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Happenings
Ladies’ Night Out Breast Screening
Ladies, join us for a night of food, gifts and free clinical breast exams. Our unique Ladies’ Night Out will focus on fun and good breast health. Registration is required for the clinical breast exams. Call 402-CARE to schedule your appointment. Mammogram assistance is available for qualified participants. Thursday, October 20, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the Roper Hospital Lobby with screenings in Ambulatory Surgery. This is a free event.

 
Got an Injured Player?
Get to the Roper St. Francis Sports Injury Clinic. It is staffed by Orthopedic doctors specializing in sports medicine. Saturday mornings through November 12, 9 - 11 a.m. at Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital, East Medical Office Building, Suite 200. Call 789-1501.
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