Category Archives: Health & Fitness

Avoiding “Sick Time” This Winter

There are a couple things I’ve learned since working in health care communications: How to put things into perspective. No matter how urgent a piece of communication may seem, I have to remember I’m not the nurse, doctor or surgeon … Continue reading

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Cycle for Survival: Honoring a Beautiful Soul

Register. Raise money. Ride… …That’s what Jenna Carrabis is doing in honor of her friend, Alyssa Acquafredda, who lost her battle with Angiosarcoma almost two years ago at the young age of 25. Jenna and her team, Mission Cure Possible, … Continue reading

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Shake Off the Holiday Weight with this Delicious Recipe

Slowly…Back away…From the Christmas cookies. The gingerbread men and their cronies who stealthily escaped their untimely deaths this holiday season are most likely still lingering in your kitchen. While it might seem like a good idea to continue indulging yourself, … Continue reading

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Fast and Furious Cardio Workout

During the winter months, it’s incredibly easy to just skip a workout here or there. Right? Bikini season is long gone, and unless you’re off to some warm destination this winter, you won’t be anything less than fully dressed for … Continue reading

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Mindful Eating on Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving Day is just around the corner. Let’s face it:  Diets and feasts don’t exactly go together as well as things like mashed potatoes and gravy or apple pie and vanilla ice cream. So what can you do to keep … Continue reading

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Tales of a Twenty-Something, Marathon Runner

Before training for the Amica Marathon in Newport, RI, 23-year-old Samantha Grasso says that she could probably only run about 4 miles max. She was always a runner, but mostly a sprinter. After months of training, changing her diet, giving up weekends for long runs, … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Awareness… All Year-Long

Every week this month, we have brought you a special series dedicated to National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. From sharing important breast health information, to finding out ways of fashionably donating to the cause, and even sharing some tidbits about … Continue reading

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Workout at Home – No Gym Required!

Hurricane Sandy gave lots of people a day off from work today. While watching the Today Show and local coverage of the storm, you’re probably doing just about everything you can think of that requires electricity before losing power. (Like … Continue reading

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Changing the World is a Team Sport

Recently, I decided to make a lifestyle change in regards to my health and all around well-being. Along with eating healthy and exercising, I wanted to do something for the greater good. My friend introduced me to an app that … Continue reading

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Pinterest-Inspired Oatmeal Bake

I’m obsessed with Pinterest. If I could make a living by making and baking things off of Pinterest, I’d do so willingly. As I was roaming around different recipes one day, I stumbled upon an oatmeal bake that I decided to make. It’s … Continue reading

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