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Tips for Staying Healthy (an article by Brigid Sanner - the article is on page 8 of the Summer 2006 edition of the Scott & White Quarterly which is included here in its entirety)

FirstHealth, Southern Pines Hope FirstGarden Grows Healthy Children (an article in the Moore County Independent community newspaper)

Back to Basis Media: Making the Most of Media you can Control (Brigid Sanner)

Curing "Couch Potatoes": Doctors Play Key Role in Promoting Exercise (an article by Anne Blank in the February 2006 issue of the AAMC Reporter)

Cut Through Older Patient Stereotypes (an article by Cindy Mehallow on

Cutting Through the Media Clutter: Five Rules for Communicating More Effectively (Brigid Sanner)

Effective News Releases (an article by Brigid Sanner that shows how to get the most from this fundamental communications tool)

Exercise Intensity for Older Adults (an article by Reed Humphrey on the benefits of exercise at any level for older adults)

Getting the Reading Levels Right (an article by Brigid Sanner to determine if your materials are at the appropriate reading level for your target audience)

Keeping resolutions - Tips to stay on track in 2005

ICAA Industry Innovators Award (The first in a series of profiles on the 2003 ICAA Industry Innovators Award winners)

Presenting to Adults (an article by Brigid Sanner that outlines a straightforward approach to making effective presentations)

Making Your Website Senior Friendly

The Inside Scoop: Walking Indoors Keeps You Active Year-Round (an article by Robin Warshaw from the National Women's Health Resource Center)




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