Category Archives: News Releases

Four Ways to Fight Depression

If you ever feel sad, discouraged, or down in the dumps, you’re not alone. Over the course of a lifetime, one in five women and one in nine men will experience depression. Our JanuaryWellNotes Newsletter outlines four ways to fight depression: Eat nutritious meals Get regular exercise Keep your mind active Be social More on those […]

I Ate All Your Cookies!

Meet Maddie.  Some refer to her as my “princess”.  There is a grain of truth to that. She may be a tad bit spoiled.  But today, I shall call her by her given name as stated on her papers: “Blake’s Madeline Ascherin”.   I am sure you can relate to the severity of the subject at […]

Midlife Crisis + Ice Skates = Lessons Learned.

I drove by the Main Street Square Ice Rink,  nostalgic as I saw youth floating around on the ice.  I envisioned myself strapping on skates and performing on blades like a jumping dynamo. Memories flooded my mind of skating on local lakes wearing white figure skates with huge pink pom poms; a time when ankles were strong, limbs were limber, and […]

December Wellnotes – Give Your TV a Break!

Give Your TV a BreakDo you know how much TV you really watch? If you’re like most adults, you watch about 35 hours of TV a week, and it’s time to give it a break. Too much TV time could be one reason an estimated 69 percent of all adults in the United States are overweight or […]

Turkey Trot Twist

The road to urgent care is paved with good intentions.  You intended to start exercising again before another hole in your belt gets left behind so the invitation from a few well-meaning friends to join them for the Thanksgiving Day 5K Turkey Trot seemed like as good a place as any to start.  At mile […]