One-Legged Pigeon Pose

December 21, 2015 · Posted In: Fitness, Health, HerFamily, Publications

Editor’s note:  Rachel is on maternity leave, spending time with young Nova Joy.  While she is gone, we are happy to bring you this yoga pose by Lindsay Lee. I always joke with my students […]

Alzheimer’s Disease

December 10, 2015 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Health, News, Publications

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease can be both physically and emotionally demanding. “As the disease progresses, the amount of care the Alzheimer’s patient requires rises dramatically, as does the toll it takes […]

Wide Angle Seated Forward Bend

November 3, 2015 · Posted In: Fitness, Health, HerFamily, Publications

The Wide Angle Seated Forward Bend stretches the hamstrings and inner thighs, tones and strengthens the spine, opens the hips, and stimulates the abdominal muscles, all while relaxing the mind. Sit upright and separate the […]

Triangle Pose

October 5, 2015 · Posted In: Fitness, Health, HerFamily, Publications, Uncategorized

The Triangle pose stretches and strengthens the thighs and ankles, stretches the hamstrings, hips, spine, and chest, relieves backache (especially during pregnancy—I’m photographed here as I entered my third trimester), and helps to keep stress […]

Half Camel

September 4, 2015 · Posted In: Family, Fitness, Health

This article appears in the Sept. 2015 issue of Her Family. The Half Camel stretches the front of the body, strengthens the back, stimulates abdomen and neck organs, and fights fatigue, anxiety, and backaches. Kneel […]

Is Testosterone Replacement

September 3, 2015 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Health, News, Publications

This article appears in Sept./Oct. 2015 60-Plus. Todd Weber was typically a fairly active man. A senior radiation protection technician for Omaha Public Power District (OPPD) by day, he often spent his weekends racing stock […]

Yoga: Half Moon

August 31, 2015 · Posted In: Fitness, Health, HerFamily, Publications

This article appears in Her Family August 2015. The Half Moon strengthens the abdomen, legs, ankles, and hips. It also improves balance and coordination, fights fatigue, and helps alleviate menstrual pains. Position legs about 3 […]

Skin Cancer Continues to Rise

August 20, 2015 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Health, News, Publications

This article appears in July/August 2015 60-Plus. Tony Lazzaretti kept an eye on the mole on his chest for some time. When it started getting bigger, he made an appointment with his doctor to get […]

Pickleball

July 16, 2015 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Fitness, Health, Publications, Retirement

This article published in July/August 2015 60-Plus. It’s played on a badminton-size court, but with the net lowered to 34 inches at the center. The paddles look like a hybrid of racquetball racquets and table […]

Safe Summer Swimming

July 6, 2015 · Posted In: Education, Family, Fitness, Health, HerFamily, Publications

This article appears in Her Family July 2015. Summer means swimming, and it takes a few precautions for parents to ensure the activity is safe and healthy, says pediatrician Melissa “Dr. Mel” St. Germain of […]


 
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