TAG: health

Six Ways to Get Fit Program cancelled

Posted in News on July 23, 2014 at 5:47 pm

Due to unforeseen circumstances, tonight’s (July 23, 2014) program at the Argonne Library, Six Ways to Get Fit, has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience.


Should You Count Your Calories?

Posted in Explore and Discover, For You, Prime Time on July 3, 2014 at 6:00 am

Should you count calories? Ben Greenfield weights in. by Ben Greenfield Guest Writer I’m a bit of a self-quantification nerd. But I don’t count calories. As a matter of fact, I hate counting calories. Sure, most standard, run-of-the-mill dietary advice would lead you to believe that to lose fat, maintain your energy levels, or maximize performance, that you must painstakingly log every little […]

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Think Inside the Box

Posted in Explore and Discover, For You, Parents and Teachers, Prime Time on June 19, 2014 at 6:00 am

Feature_GardenBox By Kim Harshberger Last fall, I made some sweeping changes to my family’s diet. With a husband who has a family history of diabetes and arthritis, growing kids, and me constantly feeling crummy, I decided to look deeply at the one thing we do every single day: eat. I wouldn’t say that we ate particularly […]

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Centered On The Trail

Posted in News on June 6, 2014 at 6:00 am

News_Feature2_CentennialTrail We have a lineup of programs focused on enjoying the beautiful asset that is the Centennial Trail. Come to boat, bike, or be fit. Boating Safety 101: Spokane River Join Irena Durrant, of the Coast Guard Auxiliary, as she guides you through the basics of boat safety, focusing on canoes and kayaks. With her tips, […]

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Listen to the Brain Expert! Part 2

Posted in Prime Time on February 26, 2014 at 6:00 am

ED_Feature_Brain by Ellen Peters Last time, Dr. Paul Nussbaum, author of Save Your Brain: 5 Things You Must Do to Keep Your Mind Young and Sharp, spoke to SCLD about why it is important to engage your brain. Read about it here. This week, Dr. Nussbaum discusses lifestyles that help achieve brain health. What are the […]

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Healthcare and You

Posted in Explore and Discover on December 18, 2013 at 6:00 am

ED_Feature_Healthcare by Aileen L. The Affordable Health Care Act, the ACA, healthcare reform, or Obama Care …whatever you choose to call it, big changes are in store for the way we select and purchase health insurance. As of March 31, 2014, most everyone will be required to have health insurance. Since the Affordable Health Care Act […]

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Listen to the Brain Expert! Part 1

Posted in Prime Time on November 27, 2013 at 6:00 am

ED_Feature_Brain by Ellen Peters As we move through the seasons of our life, our brains perform some amazing feats: they become calmer, wiser, better able to make smart choices, and more appreciative of arts, culture and music. One thing they do not do, however, is grow younger. Dr. Paul Nussbaum, author of Save Your Brain: 5 […]

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