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Anti-Inflammatory Recipes for the Holidays

If you suffer from painful arthritis or live with an autoimmune disease, dealing with inflammation is a part of life. While some of your favorite seasonal foods may be triggers, you can still enjoy a healthy season full of flavor and inflammation-fighting foods! With a little research and culinary inspiration, you can create a wonderful holiday meal.

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Forgiving Yourself for a Holiday Overindulgence

For many people trying to stick to a healthy lifestyle, the sugary holiday season can cause some stress. Many feel guilty when they overeat or binge on sweets. How do you deal with these feelings in a healthy way?

Meagan Ballard, RD/LD

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Important Information About Hospice and Home Care

Hospice care and home health care are two options for long-term medical treatment. While they may seem similar, these are two different kinds of treatment plans.

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New Pediatric Adventure Loft Transforms Therapy Experience for Children

The twins were strong enough to leave the NICU after nearly four months, but their journey with INTEGRIS was just beginning. Scarlett was diagnosed with cerebral palsy, and the now five-year-old girl began weekly therapy at INTEGRIS Jim Thorpe Rehabilitation in 2012 before she was even a year old. In 2014, her brother Ben was diagnosed with autism and began receiving weekly therapy at Jim Thorpe Rehabilitation, too.

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Are Essential Oils Worth the Hype?

You might have seen them in the news and on your Facebook feed. Celebrities sing their praises and your friends are distributors. But are essential oils as beneficial as people say? Are there any health risks you should know?

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Transplants in Oklahoma: The Gift of Life

If you’re looking for ways to give back this season, we encourage you to consider the 700 Oklahomans in need of a different type of gift this season: the gift of life. All you have to do is join the 58 percent of Oklahomans currently registered as organ, eye and tissue donors.

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15 Healthy Gadgets to Add to Your Holiday Wishlist

Being healthy is not only about working out or eating clean. Overall wellness is a fundamental component of living a healthy lifestyle. Check out these wish-list-worthy gadgets to improve your daily well-being in so many ways.

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The Five Nutrients Men Miss the Most

One recent study showed that men eat way more meat and bread than women. Learn more about the nutrients men are more likely to miss from eating a "manly diet."

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Why Are Sweet Potatoes a Holiday Superfood?

Why do so many people love sweet potatoes during the holidays? Are they good for you? Where do the sweet potatoes you find in the grocery store come from? Read on to learn more about this holiday superfood.

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Mouthwatering Insta-Pot Recipes for Fall

With a chill in the air, what sounds more enticing than a house full of delicious aromas and gathering around for a hearty meal? Cooking fall favorites, like pot roast and chili, can turn into quite a time commitment. Enter: the instant pot.

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