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WISH-TV’s medical reporter talks SMART goals for 2021

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – If you’re like millions of Americans, there’s a good chance you’re looking to make some changes come 2021. In years past, becoming “healthier” has consistently been at the top of the list. But what does being healthier mean?

News 8’s medical reporter, Dr. Mary Gillis, was on IndyStyle to talk about what are known as SMART goals. SMART is an acronym that stands for: Specific. Measurable. Attainable. Relevant and Timely and is a proven, evidence-based strategy that will help you achieve your own health goals for the new year, whatever they may be.

To learn more about how you can create your own SMART goals this year, click on the video above.

News 8’s medical reporter, Dr. Mary Elizabeth Gillis, D.Ed., is a classically trained medical physiologist and biobehavioral research scientist. She has been a health, medical and science reporter for over 5 years. Her work has been featured in national media outlets. You can follow her on Instagram @reportergillis and Facebook @DrMaryGillis.


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