Daily interferon may be OK alternative for hep C treatment

June 29th, 2015

Daily dosing with interferon for the treatment of hepatitis C can be tolerated by patients and may be a viable alternative in some cases.   But that suggestion from poster presentations here at Digestive Disease Week was qualified by at least one U.S. researcher involved in this work who said nothing striking has yet developed with interferon therapy in terms of producing a sustained response.  During a discussion of several hepatitis C posters Read the rest of this entry »

Nutrition Coach

October 31st, 2012

Your question is a common one…ever heard of the Freshman 15? No matter what year you’re in, eating right while in college can be tough if you’re not properly armed. Here’s a quick list of on the go foods to keep at home(some you can eat right out of the package, some you just need to add hot water to): Nutrigrain bars, instant oatmeal packets or cups, lowfat or nonfat yogurt, Ragu Express, Starkist tuna salad kit, whole wheat crackers (like Breton minis or lowfat triscuits), low fat graham crackers, peanut butter, jelly, whole wheat bread, canned lentil soup, baby carrots, apples, bananas, oranges. Read the rest of this entry »

Exercising those hard areas…

October 29th, 2012

What can I do to exercise my hard to tone areas like, my upper thighs and buttocks?

Unfortunately, you cannot spot reduce, but you can use our virtual trainer to tighten and tone any area. Read the rest of this entry »

Making Daily Separations Easier for your Youngster and for YOU!

October 22nd, 2012

Children and parents benefit from each good bye. If saying goodbye is a struggle for you and your child, here is some advice! Read the rest of this entry »

Skillful use of free publicity. Part 2

October 13th, 2012

Ideas for publicity

To get started, here are a few ideas to consider:

* Pitch a story about how your facility helps consumers save health costs. The media like sharing cost-saving tips with viewers and readers. Pitch this idea to reporters who cover health or consumer news. Read the rest of this entry »

Skillful use of free publicity. Part 1

October 12th, 2012

Skillful use of free publicity can pump up your profile and your profits at a fraction of the cost of paid advertising.

Advertising, direct mail, flyers, the Internet, phone calls and the list goes on of ways to promote your fitness facility. But there’s one method you might have overlooked that is an easy, inexpensive and, best of all, effective way to promote your fitness facility: media publicity. Read the rest of this entry »

Seven Ways to Say Very Good, Part 2

October 12th, 2012

Deliberate Procrastination

Hurry up and wait! Do you know a child who seems to constantly drag his or her feet? This behavior may be deliberate or unconscious. However, it sometimes calls for stronger action. One simple provocative statement can be the answer to create some sort of action. I don’t know a child who loves a lecture. Read the rest of this entry »

Seven Ways to Say Very Good, Part 1

October 4th, 2012

Affirming Unconditionally
It is not unusual for parents to feel like they are losing their marbles! The best thing that I have found, besides my marbles, is the beauty and power in positive affirmations. Wondrous behaviors seem to appear like magic when kids are validated and affirmed unconditionally for their own value. Read the rest of this entry »

Relaxation Response Exercise

September 27th, 2012

Here are some relaxation exercise that are great for stress management, pain, blood pressure control, emotional problems, and insomnia. Read the rest of this entry »

Fiscal fitness. Part 2

September 26th, 2012

Decide on a time frame. Are you going to make cuts immediately as in a crisis situation or over a longer period, such as a few weeks? Clarify what areas will be affected. Targets may be set in specific areas, such as a reduction in maintenance costs by 10 percent, or may encompass all areas, thus, involving everyone in the facility. Read the rest of this entry »