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SPOTLIGHT – “Meditation at QuintilesIMS”

By: Carol Lancaster I have been organizing the Meditation and Relaxation group at QuintilesIMS’ Durham office since 2008. I find using meditation techniques has a big impact on managing my stress levels at work, with family, and even in bad ...

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Spotlight – Arthritis Relief + Weight Loss

By Suzy Gardner I was diagnosed with stage 4 osteoarthritis in both knees 9 years ago. I was given all the conventional treatments— drugs, physical therapy, and even a scope to “clean out” my worse knee— but, I still needed ...

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SPOTLIGHT – Healthy Me

By Nandini Kanagaraju After having my second child, I was diagnosed with thyroid disease.  I gained 40 pounds and spent the last 10 years struggling to lose weight. I tried many diets, but if I didn’t see results, I would ...

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SPOTLIGHT – The Magic of Volunteering

By Ann Skye Recently, I’ve been thinking about my life purpose, a part of which is making a positive difference for children in my community. I’ve been involved in Girls of the Run of the Triangle ever since QuintilesIMS (then ...

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SPOTLIGHT – I Lost 20 Pounds!

By Romaine Waller Turning 50 this year, I decided that I had to do something different to get fit. I had been trying to follow along with various workout videos. I wasn’t motivated to stick with them as the people ...

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Spotlight on QuintilesIMS: “A Change in Thinking, Speaking and Acting”

By Michael Minzes Over the last 6 months I made some small changes that had a dramatic effect on the quality of my life and health; simple changes anyone can do with very little effort. I simply changed the way ...

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SPOTLIGHT – Fundraising for Cancer Research Propels Fitness Goals

By Chris West In 2012, I joined the QuintilesIMS-sponsored “Team in Training” with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society to raise funds for blood cancer research while training for the San Francisco Marathon. Having never run more than 1 or 2 ...

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Quintiles Spotlight: Less Is More

By Kelly Rahn Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgmentally. I chose a challenge that would improve my health from a Wheel of Health designed by Duke Integrative Medicine. Since the ...

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SPOTLIGHT – A Runner Finds Her Zen

By Joy Turkal As a self-proclaimed “cardio addict,” my exercise routine consisted of running, running and more running. I started in 2009, using a couch-to-5k running program to combat the stress of having two young children and a demanding career. ...

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SPOTLIGHT – “Stepping Away”

By Krista Ariail Have you ever gone on a relaxing vacation only to return to an inbox filled with hundreds of work emails? Does this make you nervous about taking another vacation? Do you feel guilty about not responding to ...

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