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Meet the WELLAWARE Fitness Center’s “Social Director”

If you work out at Boone Hospital’s WELLAWARE Fitness Center, chances are you know Lois Sellmeyer.  Lois is 92 and has worked out at the gym three days a week for the last 17 years. She is known for her outgoing and friendly demeanor and has made lots of friends during her time at the gym. She’s even been nicknamed the “social director” by WELLAWARE staff. 

Healthy Eating: Am I Doing It Right?

healthy, balanced diet isn’t just good for weight loss; it can give you energy, keep your body in good working condition and enhance your workouts. You may have resolved to eat healthier this year but don’t know where to begin or what you really need to do to eat healthy. Boone Hospital WELLAWARE registered dietitians Jennifer Anderson (listed as JA), Kelsie Knerr (KK) and Jennifer Tveitnes (JT) answered our questions.

Sending A Message
Jeff Bergman’s life is dedicated to living and working at his fullest potential — and helping others do the same. His background in the arenas of public speaking and human potential has positioned him to inspire individuals and organizations to create a culture of greatness.
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.


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