Diving Into Diverticulitis: Treatment and Prevention

This time of year, corn on the cob is especially delicious. Do you have a friend who avoids eating corn and other foods like seeds, nuts, and popcorn due to diverticulitis? Or maybe the person I’m describing is you? Diverticular disease is on the rise in the U.S. and is more common in older Americans. Despite being so common, many don’t know exactly what it is.

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The Nest Isn’t Empty If You Are Still In It

You're officially an empty nester now that your last child has left the house. How do you feel? Are you ready to take on your newly changed parenting role? Or are you feeling a little down in the dumps?

Empty nest syndrome is real with feelings of sadness, depression and loneliness. Let's see if we can get you to look at your newfound freedom in a way you may have never envisioned before. Own it! And rule the roost!

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Prevent Drownings

The number of drownings this year seems to have skyrocketed. Drowning can occur silently and quickly, and for young children, it can happen in just inches of water. No matter the age, consider this information and warnings to prevent drownings no matter the age.

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Mindfulness Without Apps

Type “mindfulness” into the app store on your phone and you’ll be presented with many options. For some, these options are great ways to bring nonjudgmental awareness to the present moment. But, there are ways to become more mindful in your life without the use of apps. Try these three activities that you can do without your phone.

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3 Ingredient Cloud Bread

Try these airy pieces of non-bread any time of day. This cloud bread recipe is just three ingredients. Use it as your bread in an egg sandwich for breakfast. Spread with peanut butter and jelly for lunch. Or top with some fruit for a snack. Add herbs before cooking. The options are endless.

(Serves 6)

Cloud Bread Ingredients

  • 3 eggs, separated
  • 1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 3 tablespoons softened cream cheese or Greek yogurt


Preheat oven to 300°F.

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