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5 Easy Steps to Manage Holiday Stress

5 Easy Steps to Manage Holiday Stress

By Kathryn Meiners, MSW, LCSW, CFLE   Traditionally, the holidays are presented as a time to gather as families and join in laughter and enjoy good food. Whether or not you have this experience, the holidays can bring stress related to relationships, finances,... Read More
Categories: Education
A Conversation With Nadeen Risi, MS, RDN, LD/N

A Conversation With Nadeen Risi, MS, RDN, LD/N

A Conversation with: Nadeen Risi, MS, RDN, LD/N Role at Avance:  Registered Dietitian at Avance Care Cary Years at Avance Care:  Less than 1 year My first job: I’ve always worked with my dad in his pizza and sub shop as a kid but I guess my first job where I got paid... Read More
Categories: Education
Top Healthcare Trends and Myths — Fact or Fiction?

Top Healthcare Trends and Myths — Fact or Fiction?

By Meghan Presnell, FNP-C   1. Cracking Your Joint Can Lead to Arthritis What happens when you crack your knuckles? The joints pull apart slightly, which causes a decrease in pressure in synovial fluid, the fluid that lubricates the joints.  Bubbles of CO2 then form... Read More
Categories: Education
Sticks, Stones, and Words Hurt!

Sticks, Stones, and Words Hurt!

By Nakalya Leggett, MSW, LCSW   In light of bullying awareness week, we wanted to provide some insight on a form of bullying that is not always as detectable: verbal bullying. Verbal bullying includes, but is not limited to, name calling, insults, teasing, or... Read More
Categories: Education
Optimizing Nutrition Through Color and Cooking

Optimizing Nutrition Through Color and Cooking

By Liz Elam, MS, RD, LDN We live in a diet-crazed society where, unfortunately, the promise of health and well-being is prescribed in pill, shake, or supplement form, or a certain number of calories to eat per day. Having an advanced degree in nutrition science, I... Read More
Categories: Education
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