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Win a Popcorn Maker!

Date: May 24, 2018

Win this popcorn maker! Keep an eye out for our video, “Popcorn Four Ways,” that we’ll be posting tomorrow to be entered to win. All you have to do is ‘like,’ comment, or share after watching the delicious recipes. Good luck! Visit our Facebook page on Friday, May 25 for your chance to win: https://www.facebook.com/ProHealthPhysicians/

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Join Us At the Durham Bike Rodeo—Sunday, May 20

Date: May 18, 2018

Weather permitting, ProHealth Physicians will be at the Durham Bike Rodeo on Sunday, May 20! Family and friends are invited to a fun-filled bike rodeo in Durham at Coginchaug High School south parking lot, next to the track, from 10am–12pm. To encourage bicycle safety, and the healthy, recreational benefits of biking, ProHealth Physicians has donated […]

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Shamrock Shake Recipe!

Date: March 14, 2018

Check out this healthy twist on the Shamrock Shake. It’s got all the taste of a minty milkshake with the nutrients of spinach and avocado. The recipe comes from our Healthy Me dietitian, Jen Sabo. Make it and tell us—or better yet show us—how yours comes out on our Facebook page! Watch our video with […]

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The Heart of the Matter

Date: February 8, 2018

The Heart of the Matter Heart Health month is here and while we shop for our Valentines it’s important to remember simple ways to keep our hearts healthy all year long! Here are The Mayo Clinic’s 8 steps to help prevent heart disease. Control your portion size: Work on eating until you are satisfied instead […]

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Join the Fun—A Blue Moon Snowshoe Hike This Friday!

Date: January 31, 2018

Join Farmington Land Trust this Friday, February 2 from 5:30–7pm at ProHealth Physicians’ sponsored trail, Mountain Spring Nature Trail, located at 10 Mountain Spring Road in Farmington. Explore the trail on a moonlit hike. Get some extra steps in and enjoy nature while you snowshoe, cross country ski, or hike to a bonfire on the trail. […]

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In With the New (Year)

Date: December 22, 2017

It is believed by many that the month of January was named for the Roman God Janus, who is the god of beginnings and endings. He is usually depicted as having two faces, since he looks to the future and to the past. This is a perfect image when approaching the start of a new […]

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Have a Healthy Labor Day!

Date: August 30, 2017

Labor Day picnics are our last summer hurrah before getting back to the real world.  Barbeques and parties can often tempt us with less healthy options, but this is actually the perfect time of year to find really nutritious and local party food! You can have a delicious meal, and still feel great on Tuesday! […]

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Summer Sun Protection

Date: August 8, 2017

It is important to use sunscreen any time you are outside in the sun, but did you know that your diet can help give you added protection? There are a few foods that can help provide some natural defense against the sun’s rays. Here are just a few to make a regular part of your […]

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We Reached the Moon!!

Date: August 8, 2017

Thank You! to everyone who contributed steps to our Walk to the Moon Challenge! We kicked off on June 2nd, 2016, and spent 11 months collecting steps from ProHealth Central office employees, ProHealth practice staff, our patients and at community events. Breakdown of steps: ProHealth practice staff:  183,116,525 steps contributed. Patient and community contribution: 167,753,869 […]

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Health Benefits of Taking More Steps

Date: January 17, 2017

Regular, brisk walking can help you:* Maintain a healthy weight; Prevent or manage chronic conditions such as heart disease, high blood pressure, and Type 2 diabetes; Strengthen your bones and muscles; Lower risk for certain cancers; Improve your mood, sleep, and immune system; Improve your balance and coordination. Ways to increase steps: Park farther away […]

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