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Recognizing concussion symptoms and safety:

Karla Fleming, MS, SLP-CCC Project BrainSafe Executive Committee Member Outpatient Rehabilitation | CentraCare Health Plaza The beginning of the Fall sports practice season is a great time to be reminded about concussion safety. A concussion is a mild brain injury. Studies have shown that greater than 50% of high school athletes admitted hiding a possible…

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You Can Quit…We Can Help!

Within 48 hours of quitting smoking, your sense of taste and smell will improve. Text Messaging Receive tips, games and reminders. The Text2Quit℠ program is full of practical advice and encouragement that can help you quit. Starter Kit Receive two weeks of free patches, gum or lozenges to help you get started. Email Program Receive…

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7 in 10 students Who Currently Use Tobacco Used a Flavored Product

Originally Posted October 21, 2015 By Katie Gruber An estimated 70 percent of U.S. middle and high school students who have used a tobacco product in the past 30 days have used at least one flavored tobacco product during this period, according to a study published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)…

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Tobacco Use in MN

Leading the Nation For more than 50 years, Minnesota has been a national leader in tobacco control activities. [To Learn More Download the PDF] Minnesota SimSmoke Model joins the scientific evidence that proves tobacco policies help adults quit smoking and discourages kids from starting. [Click Here To View The Research Findings] Economic Costs Annually, smoking costs Minnesota…

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The five pillars of resilience

Resilience is made up of five pillars: self awareness, mindfulness, self care, positive relationships & purpose. By strengthening these pillars, we in turn, become more resilient. Instead of experiencing an overwhelming downwards spiral when we encounter stress in our lives, these five pillars work together to lift us up out of the chaos we are…

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What is resilience?

Good question! Resilience is our ability to bounce back from the stresses of life. It’s not about avoiding the stress, but learning to thrive within the stress. Our productivity over the past 20 years has soared, and with this increase in productivity has come an increase in our stress levels. We may sacrifice accuracy and…

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Improve your resiliency

Do you know someone who always points out the positives — no matter how horrible the situation is? Some people are knocked down by life and come back stronger than ever — that’s resilience. Psychologists recognize that resilient people have positive attitudes, optimism, the ability to regulate emotions and can see failure as a form…

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Feeling Good MN

GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn — CentraCare Health aspires to be more than just central Minnesota’s preferred healthcare provider. Its goal is to be the catalyst that engages communities in health beyond CentraCare’s network of hospitals and clinics. When you consider that up to 80 percent of what drives health happens outside hospital and clinic walls, this…

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