Healthy Eating Workshop June 9 In Fargo

More than two-thirds of American adults are overweight or obese, putting them at risk for heart disease, stroke and many other chronic illnesses and conditions. Making healthy changes in the workplace — where many adults spend much of their day — is an important way to help people be healthier. A 2010 study showed that…
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Runner Inspired By Hero With Autism

Just a few years ago Fargoan Jena Johnson was obese, out of shape and looking to make some healthy steps in her life. So she stepped into running. Most runners, unless they are inherently gifted with perfect stride and pace, understand the struggles of starting out. Walking comes naturally, but once the gait gets kicked…
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More Than 200 Attend Worksite Wellness Summit In Bismarck

More than 200 attendees learned more about fostering healthier workplaces during Worksite Wellness Summit West in Bismarck on Tuesday, May 3. The summit included interactive presentations, a vendor fair, workplace success stories and expert panels and is spearheaded by Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota’s Wellness team and statewide Worksite Wellness coordinator Pete Seljevold.…
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Walking On Our Lunch Break

It can be challenging to find time to exercise during your hectic daily schedule, while juggling work and family commitments. That’s why we encourage you to find small ways to add exercise into your daily routine. Something as quick as going for a short walk on your lunch break can have a real impact on…
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Tips To Prevent Back Pain

If you’ve ever tweaked your back for a few days of discomfort or suffered long-term back pain, you know backaches also make it tough to concentrate, sleep and exercise (which just doesn’t seem fair since one of the best ways to prevent back pain is to work out). As many as 90 percent of Americans…
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