5 health stories you may have missed (6/23/2017)

Mia Hamm inspires young athletes, boy beats odds and celebrates first birthday, do you carry a heavy handbag?, and more stories you may have missed

At Norton Healthcare, we believe that health should keep up with life. Give us 5 minutes and we’ll give you the top 5 pieces of health and wellness news you may have missed this week.

Why it’s important to come out to your doctor

When your health provider knows you on a more personal level, he or she can help identify and recommend screenings treatments and plans based on your personal needs.

Mia Hamm inspires athletes to be resilient and empowered

Mia Hamm and her championship soccer team sparked a fire in young girls to play sports.

Facing the slimmest of odds at birth, Benjamin Burdette will celebrate his first birthday

A stranger attending the celebration for the happy, healthy boy would notice nothing unusual — nothing that would give away the fact that this day is more than a birthday. It is a miracle.

What that handbag is doing to your body

There’s a right and wrong way to shoulder a heavy purse. Take a look at all the points in the body that help support the load — and how they can become damaged.

Best-selling author to speak about transforming your life through gratitude

Bring a friend to hear Janice Kaplan, author of the New York Times best seller, “The Gratitude Diaries: How a Year Looking on the Bright Side Can Transform your Life,” at Norton Healthcare’s free July 19 “Go Confidently” event.


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