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  • Seasons Staff Participate in the Mesa Falls 5K

    Seasons Staff Participate in the Mesa Falls 5K

    Early this past sunny Saturday, a group of Seasons Medical Staff donned their green shirts and came together to run a 5K. No one was surprised when Gary Sena, PA-C, passed them fairly early on as he runs on a regular basis. Not wanting to quash the spirits of the two young teens in front

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  • How Military Member and Seasons Medical Physician’s Assistant, Travis Weiszhaar, Celebrates the 4th

    How Military Member and Seasons Medical Physician’s Assistant, Travis Weiszhaar, Celebrates the 4th

    Travis J. Weiszhaar, PA-C has been serving in the military for almost 19 years. Originally, he had joined to help pay off student loans, but after having served in Iraq for 18 months, he had a greater appreciation for military life and stayed in. He also has a special gratitude for the military because his

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  • Couch to 5K – How it’s Going so Far

    Couch to 5K – How it’s Going so Far

    It’s been two weeks and already, I can feel a difference between the first day I started running (mostly walking) as opposed to now. Why put myself through the Couch to 5K program?

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  • The Safer Way to Ease Post-Surgical Pain

    The Safer Way to Ease Post-Surgical Pain

    THURSDAY, June 20, 2019 (HealthDay News) — For people recovering from surgery or dealing with a painful injury, an expert suggests that there are a number of safer alternatives for managing pain than using potentially addictive opioids. “Today, more than ever before, we have a host of other methods that can effectively lessen pain,” Dr.

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  • How to Head Off a Pain in the Neck

    How to Head Off a Pain in the Neck

    WEDNESDAY, June 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Neck pain can sneak up on you over time. While it can be caused by an accident or injury, your everyday posture and body mechanics can also be to blame, from the way you carry a shoulder bag, cradle your phone while multitasking or sit at your desk.

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  • Foods May Taste Better If You’re Sitting

    Foods May Taste Better If You’re Sitting

    Everybody eats while standing at parties, picnics and food trucks, but science suggests we’d all enjoy our food much more if we sat down.

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  • It’s Never Too Late for New Brain Cells

    It’s Never Too Late for New Brain Cells

    WEDNESDAY, May 29, 2019 (HealthDay News) — New research delivers fresh hope for everyone who struggles with a fading memory: Neurons continue to form well into old age, even in people with mental impairments or Alzheimer’s disease. “We found that there was active neurogenesis [new neurons forming] in the hippocampus of older adults well into

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  • Could You Have a Sensitive Gut?

    Could You Have a Sensitive Gut?

    WEDNESDAY, May 29, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If you’ve ever wondered why emotional distress causes stomach cramps or a mad dash to the bathroom, know that there’s a direct line of communication that runs from your brain to your digestive tract. It’s called the enteric nervous system, and it can have a powerful effect. For

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  • Mustaches Are More Than Just Manly, They Guard Against Sun’s Rays

    Mustaches Are More Than Just Manly, They Guard Against Sun’s Rays

    MONDAY, May 20, 2019 (HealthDay News) — For all of those men who view a mustache as a largely ornamental addition to their masculine appearance, a new study reveals it can also guard against lip cancer. “Mustaches seem to protect the lip the same way that hair protects the scalp,” explained study author Dr. Daniel

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  • The Best Exercises for Brain Health

    The Best Exercises for Brain Health

    MONDAY, May 20, 2019 (HealthDay News) — There’s a lot you can learn from your elders, starting with the results of a multi-year study of exercise and brain health in seniors. Researchers from Columbia University and the University of Miami compared results of two sets of brain scans and tests measuring memory and thinking skills

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