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A Different New Year's Resolution

Losing weight and exercising are common and very popular New Year's resolutions. Maybe a different approach is needed to achieve these goals.

Be Prepared and Stay Safe

Winter is officially here. No matter the destination, every winter driver needs to be prepared if something goes wrong. Preparing a winter storm survival kit for your vehicle is a must.  Always know that you could potentially be stranded for several hours depending on how severe the storm. Be sure to include things that will help you stay warm. Here are a few items you should have in your winter storm survival kit:

Dexa Scans: Learn Your True Body Fat Percentage without a Scale

It can be an uncomfortable topic over the holidays, but let's talk about body fat. 

Are you wondering how to measure your body fat percentage? It's key to know your level of body fat as part of your overall wellness.

Fat is an important part of the body's functioning. With insufficient levels of fat, the body does not have a ready, long-lasting energy supply to burn in times of need. Those with too much fat may face an elevated risk of cardiovascular issues, osteoporosis and some cancers.

Concussion: What You Need to Know

Know these signs and symptoms of acute concussion from Rockford's only certified headache specialist, Dr. Jeffry Royce.

Staying Healthy During the Holidays

With the closing of 2015 we approach that time of the year in which time changes, holidays come near and colder weather keeps us from many outdoor activities. What most people struggle with during this time of the year is the elusive diet plan. As simple as it sounds, I tell my patients all of the time: "Eat to live, don't live to eat." Having a balanced diet of protein (meat), carbs, fruits and vegetables, while avoiding sugars, will only help you. Also, it is important that you do not skip meals.

Popcorn and Other Treats for the Holidays

Whether you are hosting a party or bringing a treat to share, here are a few healthier and lower-calorie ideas for holiday treats.