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Is There a Doctor in the House? Fascinating Tales of Medicine

Posted about 21 days ago by Amy H

Posted in Health and Wellness and Nonfiction | Tagged with 20th Century History, biographies, biography, chemists, doctors, food safety, genetics, health, heredity, history, medical innovations, medicine, neurology, personality tests and psychology

Amazing tales of medical breakthroughs. Explore fascinating stories involving science, medicine, psychology and more.

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New Year, Same You: Reading Ideas for Realistic, Achievable Improvement

Posted 5 months ago by Amy H

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Health and Wellness and Nonfiction | Tagged with addiction, cleaning & caretaking, exercise, habits, health, healthy eating, housekeeping, lifestyles, mindfulness, organizing, psychology, resolutions, self-care, weight-loss and wellness

Forget the New Years Resolutions! No matter what time of year it might be, each day is a new opportunity to make realistic changes in our lives and feel better for it.

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New Year, New You

Posted over 2 years ago by Amy H

Posted in Cooking, Home and Garden, eBooks and Audiobooks, Health and Wellness, Movies and Music and Nature and Travel | Tagged with beauty, diet, eVideo, exercise, health, meditation, mind-body, mindfulness, nutrition, psychology, resolutions, streaming video, stress management, weight-loss, wellness and Yoga

No resolutions necessary! You can always work on improving (fill in the lifestyle issue of your choice); it just takes a bit of time and baby steps in the right direction. Here are some titles that will help.

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On Your Mark, Get Set… Read!

Posted over 3 years ago by Angela B

Posted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, Children and Parenting, Education, Fiction, Nature and Travel and Teen and Pre-Teens | Tagged with health, programs, read, sports, SRC, Summer Reading Challenge and wellness

Sports, Health, and Wellness - who can't get behind these ideas? Our theme for 2016's Summer Reading Challenge On Your Mark, Get Set…Read! is energizing for all participants! No matter your age, reading improves your wellness (and getting great prizes can't hurt either). Continue reading to learn more.

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