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Couch to 5K

Couch to 5K

WLMagazine February 11, 2016 0

courtesy Gazelle Girl • photography by Two Eagles Marcus Elissa Herbst’s goal of running her first 5K is accompanied by strong will and wit. In her inaugural blog post, she informed readers about her

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Cacao Conscious

Cacao Conscious

WLMagazine February 10, 2016 0

by Leannah Seese • photography by Two Eagles Marcus Chocolate tends to go hand in hand with Valentine’s Day. Chocolate became a holiday treat in the 1800s when Cadbury started making decorative chocolates in

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Dr. Diana Bitner: Her Passion for Women’s Health, Heart Disease and Prevention

Dr. Diana Bitner: Her Passion for Women’s Health, Heart Disease and Prevention

WLMagazine February 10, 2016 0

“A healthy lifestyle is the basis of everything,” Bitner said. “There is no magic pill.” by Richelle Kimble • photo by Two Eagles Marcus Dr. Diana Bitner’s desire to help others was always present;

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Gabriella De La Vega: High Blood Pressure Survivor

Gabriella De La Vega: High Blood Pressure Survivor

WLMagazine February 8, 2016 0

by Bri Kilroy • photography by Two Eagles Marcus Two years ago, community volunteer and WYCE radio personality Gabriella De La Vega was working a shift as a part-time Spanish interpreter at Saint Mary’s

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Jordan Carson: Supraventricular Tachycardia Survivor

Jordan Carson: Supraventricular Tachycardia Survivor

WLMagazine February 6, 2016 0

by Hannah Brinks • photography by Two Eagles Marcus Upon meeting Jordan Carson, you would never think, “heart disease.” You might think “exuberant” or “energetic,” but not “sick,” and certainly not “weak.” It’s apropos

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Holly Hollstein: Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection Survivor

Holly Hollstein: Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection Survivor

WLMagazine February 5, 2016 0

by Richelle Kimble • photography by Two Eagles Marcus Holly Hollstein’s family history is clear of heart disease, and her radiating energy proves her wellness. With non-existent risk factors, her heart disease diagnosis bewildered

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Go Red for Women

Go Red for Women

WLMagazine February 4, 2016 0

sponsored locally by Spectrum Health Our mothers, daughters, sisters and friends are at risk. Heart disease and stroke cause 1 in 3 deaths among women each year; that’s more than all cancers combined! Fortunately,

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Banana Bread Oatmeal

Banana Bread Oatmeal

WLMagazine February 2, 2016 0

With the winter air surrounding us, warm cereal to kick off the day renders both cozy and comforting feelings that everyone craves this time of year. Oatmeal is a heart-healthy favorite of mine, and

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Take It Slow: A Modern Approach to Intimacy

Take It Slow: A Modern Approach to Intimacy

WLMagazine January 22, 2016 0

by Megan Stubbs “[In our culture,] we want everything now—instant, faster, quicker—but this gratification system can be very detrimental when carried over into your personal life.” If becoming more present, deepening connections and increasing

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Define, Identify, Overcome: A Complete Guide to Menstrual Pain

Define, Identify, Overcome: A Complete Guide to Menstrual Pain

WLMagazine January 21, 2016 0

“Menstrual cramps, referred to clinically as dysmenorrhea are throbbing or cramping pains that occur prior to or during a women’s period.” The pain ranges from dull and annoying to severe and extreme. featuring Nurse

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