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7 Simple Calorie Cutting Tips for the Holidays

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The holidays have arrived once again and many of us are planning a variety of events to celebrate the season! Invariably those events will involve, if not revolve around, tasty and tempting food and drinks which may be distressing for those also wishing to manage their waistlines. Holiday weight gain—or not? Surprisingly there has been

What’s on the November 5th Ballot?

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Yes, we are having an election this year! Although we are not electing a President, Congress, or Colorado state officials, we do get to weigh in on several important issues. And, it’s an entirely mail-in ballot election, so all you have to do is drop your ballot in the mail (don’t forget postage) or drop

Celebrating Deaf Awareness

In celebration of deaf awareness month, some of our American Sign Language (ASL) instructors put together this short video. Like a deaf person’s world, the video is silent. If you know ASL, you can follow along as they sign. If not, you’ll need to read the captions.

How to Find a Holistic Practitioner

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Have you considered using alternative and complementary care for yourself, a family member, or animal companion? Alternative and complementary practitioners are part of a very diverse group of health care systems, practices, and products that are not considered part of conventional medicine. What’s the Difference? Practitioners who practice complementary medicine also use it along with

How to Choose a Massage Therapist

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Picking a massage therapist can be daunting, if you are searching for someone for a long-term therapeutic relationship. Here are some ideas to get you started. Look at Qualifications. Education: In Colorado, massage therapists are required to have a minimum of 500 training hours from a nationally credentialed school. You can check licensing by visiting

How to Fuel Your Body for Endurance Events

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Spring and summer brings not only warmer weather to Colorado but also the opportunity to participate in many fine local endurance events offered to challenge your fitness, and of course to promote worthy causes. Events such as the Bike MS 150 for multiple sclerosis and Tour de Cure for diabetes provide a physically challenging hurdle

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