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What Exactly is Breast Density?

Breasts are made up of lobules, ducts, fatty and fibrous connective tissue. Lobules are often referred to as glandular tissue. If you have dense breast tissue, you have more fibrous and/or glandular tissue and less fat in the breasts. Dense … Read more

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Under Pressure: Stress, Anxiety and You

By: Chris Collins, LCSW, ACSW- TPCA Behavioral Health Department According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the United States. In fact, anxiety affects over 40 million Americans each year. … Read more

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I Know I’m Getting Older, But Is This Normal?

By: Dr. Mervin Wallace, TPCA Family and Geriatric Medicine Physician   Most people reach their peak functioning at around age 30. Many adults who are over 65 are therefore not surprised when some body function is not what it was … Read more

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Dr. Morse’s 7 “Secrets” to Remedy a Cold

By: Dr. William L. Morse, TPCA Integrative Family Medicine Below are the things that I use when I get a cold. I believe the sooner you follow these recommendations, the faster you can start your journey to recovery. The first … Read more

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Exercise: Apply Daily

By: Christine Morse, M.S., Certified Personal Trainer and daughter of Dr. William Morse, TPCA Integrative Family Medicine physician. I often tell people that exercise is like brushing your teeth. Once a week you don’t pile on seven times the amount … Read more

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Going for the Goal

By: Christine Morse, M.S., Certified Personal Trainer and daughter of Dr. William Morse, TPCA Integrative Family Medicine physician. Let’s set some goals. Goals are essentially resolutions with an action plan. A goal has to be measurable and achievable. If it’s … Read more

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That Thing Called Stress

Modern life is full of frustrations, deadlines, and demands. For many people, stress is so commonplace that it has become a way of life. Stress isn’t always bad though. Stress within your comfort zone can help you perform under pressure, … Read more

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New Year’s Resolution: Time

Many of us make New Year’s resolutions related to exercise and fitness. Do you have a hard time setting these New Year’s resolutions? Do you have an even harder time keeping them? For those of you that can relate, here’s … Read more

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Healthy Holidays!

Contributed By: Christine Morse, MS, Fitness Coordinator with Premier Health and Fitness Center Is it possible to maintain a healthy lifestyle during the holiday season? Or better yet, is it possible to maintain a healthy lifestyle and still enjoy the … Read more

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The Goldilocks Principle: A Workout That’s “Just Right”

by: Christine Morse, M.S., Certified Personal Trainer Are you working out hard enough? Or too hard?  In order to achieve optimal benefits from your workout you want to make sure you’re doing something that’s neither too hard nor too easy, … Read more

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Health Fads. Are they right for you?

by: Christine Morse, M.S., Certified Personal Trainer High intensity interval training (HIIT), hot yoga, CrossFit, Paleo diet…There are innumerable fitness trends and fads. With all the hype, it can be difficult to know which foods to eat and what exercises … Read more

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