Get Involved and Run Amazing

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The 2017 Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital Amazing Half Marathon is just a few short weeks away! We’re gearing up for another year of kids’ races, 5K, 10K and half marathon runs suited for all ages and running abilities. Last year we welcomed over 2,000 runners for a weekend filled with blue skies, […]

If You Really Want To Win Someone’s Heart, Give Dark Chocolate This Valentine’s Day

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Milk chocolate, with its velvety mouth-feel and intense sweetness, may be irresistible, but dark chocolate can provide far more health benefits for your sweetheart’s heart health. Look for dark chocolate that contains at least 65 percent cacao, the pure form of raw chocolate packed with flavonoids and antioxidants. These compounds can repair damaged cells, lower […]

Heart Healthy Habits to Share With Your Kids

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Being the best role model and making heart health a priority in your family is the most important step you can take as a parent to give your children a great foundation for their heart health in the future. Practicing these few steps can promote healthy heart habits not only for children, but also for […]

Mythbusters: 4 Myths and 1 Truth about the Common Cold

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It’s cold and flu season, which might mean you or your children have been battling some sort of sickness over the last few months. But did you know there are several common cold myths that are often passed off as fact? How do you know the difference between what’s true and what’s anecdotally shared from […]

Family Medical History: Building Your Family Tree

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Genealogy, or the study of family history, is a hobby that has fascinated millions of people for countless generations. Knowing where we come from and understanding those that preceded us help us to shape our understanding of who we are today. And while many genealogists spend their time researching life elements like the profession, military […]