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Ken As Hard As You Ken

by Mitchel Musselman, ATC During Men’s Health Month, here’s your reminder – stepping up and being a difference maker is not only to benefit those around you. You have to step up and make a difference in yourself too. You cannot take care of others if you don’t take care

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The Wonderful World of Ken-jury Prevention

by Omar Fercha, LAT, ATC According to a 2020 study, 82% of men try to stay healthier to live longer for family and friends. However, only 50% of men engage in using preventive care. My fellow men, WHAT ARE WE DOING!? Life finds a way. The odds of us being

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Vita-Women

by Sydney Boyce, MS, LAT, ATC, RYT200 Following a balanced diet is crucial to good health and proper nutrition, especially for females. Women go through a constant shift in hormones throughout different phases of life and maturation. Plus women tend to get bombarded by ads on the next fad diet

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Soap & Razors

by Casee Yarborough, LAT, ATC Have you heard of the Pink Tax? It’s not an actual tax, but it’s the tendency that common products for women are more expensive compared to equivalent products for men. Things like razors and soaps are a few dollars more expensive when marketed to women.

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Mind The Gap

by Molly Boylan, MS, LAT, ATC You were pregnant for nine months and delivered a beautiful baby (or babies). You watched and felt your body change throughout the entire process. It can be alarming to some women all the changes that take place mentally and physically after delivery. One of

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We Can Do It: Healthier Together

by Krystina Aguilera, MS, ATC, CSCS Each year, the Department of Health and Human Services dedicates the week starting at Mother’s Day (this year from May 12th to 18th) to spotlighting the unique health concerns of women. To do our part, we’re working to go a step further and turn

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It’s Easy Being Green

by Aaron Weidman, MS, ATC, CEAS April is Earth Month and that means we’re all think about making changes to become more environmentally friendly. Even your onsite injury prevention specialists take part in this by utilizing green initiatives that our Eco Team has found. Don’t forget there are still a

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Dinner? Again? Seems Excessive…

by Casee Yarborough, LAT, ATC Let’s keep building healthy habits together! Not only healthy habits for our bodies, but also healthy habits for the earth. One healthy habit to nail down is meal planning. Meal planning and meal prepping can look different person to person. Why Meal Plan And Meal

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From Plate To Planet

by Peyton Mayberry, LAT, ATC Ever stop to ponder the journey of your food from fridge to fork? You’re not alone if the answer is ‘rarely.’ But here’s the reality: our daily meals often come with a side of waste – excess accoutrement, if you will. From overlooked leftovers to

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Building Our World

by Marta Borkova, PT, DPT Spring is here, and with it comes a time of new growth and renewal. The cold, dark days are receding, the ground and air thaw and begin to stir with new life. Even our bodies begin to transition from winter hibernation and energy conservation, to

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Pain Puzzles: Fact and Fiction

by Ashley Shoemaker, MHA, ATC Oww! A grimace. Eyes squeeze shut. Muscles tense. Frustration brews, patience wanes, and a sense of helplessness looms. Sound familiar? About 51 million Americans experience pain that interferes with their daily lives and thousands sustain injuries at work or home every day. And, even though the sense

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Awareness Level Midnight

by Alex Schmaltz, LAT, ATC Situational awareness is no joke. It’s a critical, on-the-job skill that helps to identify hazards, make effective decisions, and prevent accidents. Avoid the cleanup on aisle 5 and mop the ice with those injury risks! Slam Method Situational awareness involves being able to perceive, understand, and

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