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Understanding Food Allergies
Food allergies are a health problem with increasing prevalence over the last three decades. According to the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, food allergies affect approximately 5 percent of children and 4 percent of adults in the United States. 
A Lifetime Of Care

Harold Price was born with a coarctation — a narrowing of the aorta that prevents the main blood vessel from carrying oxygenated blood from the heart to the body. This complication ended up being just one of many health difficulties has Harold has faced throughout his 69-year life.

How About These Apples?

WELLAWARE registered dietitian Kelsie Knerr shows how making healthy choices can be easy and fun.

Losing Weight, Gaining Confidence

Christi Blauvelt says her sleeve gastrectomy was "not a magic trick – This is a change in life."

Boone Family Birthplace Achieves High Care Standards
We are excited to celebrate excellence in women’s health care at Boone Hospital Center, as evidenced by our remarkable achievements of zero early elective deliveries and zero abdominal hysterectomy surgical site infections throughout 2015.
Boone Medical Group’s Dr. Addison Named Top 20 Under 40

Boone Medical Group congratulates Sonya Addison, MD, for being named one of Columbia Business Times’ 2016 20 Under 40.

Got The Winter Blues?

After the excitement of the holidays is over, it’s normal to feel underwhelmed returning to the daily grind, especially with several months of cold winter weather ahead of us. But some people feel more than a post-holiday letdown. For people with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), the change of seasons brings a change of mood.

Be Mindful of Mindless Eating

Mindless eating is a part of most everyone's lives -- and even an extra 100 to 200 calories a day can add up. The little extra treats that we sneak throughout the day are more significant than we realize. Fortunately, small changes in your habits and environment can make a big difference!

Valentine’s Day Treats

At the end of every year, we navigate our way through the holiday season, constantly attempting to dodge the food that is thrown our way. They pass, and New Year's Resolutions come, where we adamantly dedicate ourselves to healthy habits.  By the end of January, we are finally getting back on track.

Then comes Valentine's Day.

The Skinny On Dieting
Fad diets surround us on social media, on magazine covers in the checkout aisle, on radio ads, on TV talk shows, and in books written by celebrities. They can be hard to ignore if you want to achieve a healthy weight. To figure out which popular weight loss diets are sensible and which are less so, we asked Boone Hospital WELLAWARE registered dietitians Jennifer Anderson (listed as JA), Kelsie Knerr (KK) and Jennifer Tveitnes (JT) for their views. 

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