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Summer Ski Prep

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Altitude Sickness: Symptoms & Cures

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Spring Transition Fitness

Safely Transition From Ski Season to Summer Activities By Jake Hutchinson The seasons are changing. When the snow finally melts and we transition to summer sports, how do we best prepare our bodies for the changes? I start by thinking about movements over muscles: what movements can prepare me for biking, hiking, climbing, running, or […]

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Cold and Flu: Symptoms & Remedies

Cold Or Flu & What To Do By Alan Safdi, M.D., FACG Dr. Alan Safdi is past chairman of the Section of Gastroenterology at Deaconess Hospital and served as co-founder and president of the Ohio Gastroenterology and Liver Institute. Dr. Safdi is board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology, and is a Fellow of the […]

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Ski Injury Rehab

The Road to Recovery By Jake Hutchinson Gravity and speed are a wonderful combination. That’s a large part of why skiing is so damn fun. Unfortunately, the human body doesn’t absorb impact without damage, with obvious result in the occasional truncated season. In my 20 plus years ski patrolling, I’ve seen and stabilized all kinds […]

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Medical Fact or Myth: From Miracle Drugs to Diets

A closer look at six popular “medical facts” By Alan Safdi, M.D., FACG Dr. Alan Safdi is past chairman of the Section of Gastroenterology at Deaconess Hospital and served as co-founder and president of the Ohio Gastroenterology and Liver Institute. Dr. Safdi is board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology, and is a Fellow of […]

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Six Week Ski Prep Program

6-Week Ski Fitness Program By Jake Hutchinson Jake has spent more than 25 years working as an avalanche professional. He is currently a lead instructor for the American Avalanche Institute, an avalanche forecaster for Glacier National Park, and an avalanche consultant. Off the snow, Hutchinson is the Head of Instructor and Seminar development for Gym […]

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9 Health & Diet Tips

Health & Diet Tips By Alan Safdi, M.D., FACG Dr. Alan Safdi is past chairman of the Section of Gastroenterology at Deaconess Hospital and served as co-founder and president of the Ohio Gastroenterology and Liver Institute. Dr. Safdi is board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology, and is a Fellow of the American College of […]

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Health & Longevity: An Evaluation of Vitamins and Supplements

Vitamins and Supplements: Crucial or Superfluous? By Alan Safdi, M.D., FACG Dr. Alan Safdi is past chairman of the Section of Gastroenterology at Deaconess Hospital and served as co-founder and president of the Ohio Gastroenterology and Liver Institute. Dr. Safdi is board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology, and is a Fellow of the American […]

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Organic Diets: What You Need to Know

What Organic Foods are Worth Buying & Why By Alan Safdi, M.D., FACG Dr. Alan Safdi is past chairman of the Section of Gastroenterology at Deaconess Hospital and served as co-founder and president of the Ohio Gastroenterology and Liver Institute. Dr. Safdi is board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology, and is a Fellow of […]

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