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October 11, 2017

Can you guess how many flu cases we can prevent with 5% more vaccinations?

August 17, 2017

You need more than sunglasses or your phone to see the solar eclipse Monday, August 21st! Get eye-saving health tips for the rare occasion

July 5, 2017

Are little things stressing you out? Visit my guest blog to read the benefits of a short walk and how to get started today!

June 7, 2017

What is a vitamin, anyway? Should you be taking one? Learn why vitamins and minerals are important to staying healthy

May 24, 2017

Are you getting enough sleep? Read how getting 7+ hours nightly can protect your health!

May 10, 2017

Reducing stress can reduce your risk of heart disease and early death. See how it can be as easy as drinking more water!

April 26, 2017

You might've guessed that butter isn't a carb. Carbs are part of a balanced diet, but do you know how they might contribute to prediabetes?

April 13, 2017

There are hundreds of schemes to lose weight fast, but the simplest is standing more. Learn about and start non-exercise activity today!

March 29, 2017

Knowing why people smoke is the first step to helping them quit. Learn motivations, risks, and ways to quit

March 22, 2017

5 simple steps YOU can take to lower your risk of prediabetes and diabetes

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This blog is for people who know they should do "healthy stuff," but aren't sure what, why, or how.

The CDC states that nearly half of US adults have a chronic health condition, and that 7 of the top 10 causes of death are chronic diseases [1]. The Milken Institute projects that with better wellness choices regarding nutrition, exercise, and tobacco, the US can avoid 40 million cases of chronic disease in 2023 [2].

This blog is based on an email series I wrote for my public health colleagues. It talks about how your choices reduce your risk of chronic disease. If you find it useful, please subscribe and share!




1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Chronic Disease Overview. Accessed February 5, 2017.

2. DeVol R et al. An Unhealthy America: The Economic Burden of Chronic Disease -- Charting a New Course to Save Lives and Increase Productivity and Economic Growth. Summarized at Accessed February 5, 2017.

Workplace Wellness Wednesday is an awareness bulletin to help you make healthy lifestyle choices more often. It is not a substitute for your healthcare provider.

© 2017 Wilson Medical Writing LLC

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