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By Dr. Katheryn Moreira Riverview Health Physicians OB/GYN Did you know that the human papillomavirus (HPV) infects about 14 million people—including teenagers—each year? Or that HPV infections cause nearly 31,000 cancers a year? The good news, though, is that the HPV vaccine can prevent most of those cancers from occurring in the first place. Some […]
By Kristin Lamb, CHWC As children, we were told to choose our friends wisely because those we associate with influence our actions. But there is more to it—our social interactions or lack thereof affect our health and well-being. Gallup research shows that socializing six hours per day is key for happiness and reduces stress. Here […]
By Brittany Nelson, RD, CHWC If you’ve ever thought about making some type of change to your health, chances are you’ve thought about planning and prepping meals ahead of time. Whether you get ideas from Pinterest, other social media or from talking to your friends, it’s important to understand there isn’t one single way to […]
By Ryan Lawson, exercise specialist When starting an exercise routine, tailoring your plan to your specific needs and goals is always essential. Along those lines, when developing a workout routine, it’s important to make sure you’re performing proper techniques. Even if you’ve been working out for a while, completing an evaluation to make sure your […]