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The 2018 Resolutions That Are Totally Attainable

2017-12-30T19:53:11+00:00December 30th, 2017|

Don’t make weight loss or get fit one of your 2018 resolutions. Instead, resolve to be healthier. Why not stretch more? When you wake up, give your muscles a stretch to reconnect with your body and how it’s feeling. Ask yourself, are there any tight areas? How is your neck feeling? What about your shoulders [...]

Winter Slip, Trip & Fall Safety Tips

2017-12-30T19:50:09+00:00December 30th, 2017|

Winter weather is bound to be at our doorstep soon. It’s that time of year when slips, trips and falls occur at an increasing number. Please be safe this winter! Prevention Wear the proper foot gear Take small steps to keep your center of balance under you. Never run on icy ground Keep both hands [...]

Surviving Holiday Parties with your Health Intact

2017-11-22T22:51:01+00:00November 22nd, 2017|

Rest Up the night before a holiday party by getting at least seven hours of sleep. A recent study found that after a short night’s sleep adults ate about an extra 300 calories and tended to choose higher-fat, higher-calorie foods. When women lack sleep they may feel less full after eating, while men tend to [...]

The Great American Smoke Out is November 16th

2017-11-13T20:37:23+00:00November 9th, 2017|

Tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death in the United States. Yet, 40 million American adults still smoke. The most important thing smokers can do to improve their health is to quit cigarettes and other forms of combustible tobacco. Try these quick tips when trying to quit. Spend as [...]

Cancer and Obesity

2017-11-13T20:37:49+00:00October 12th, 2017|

Overweight and obesity are associated with increased risk of 13 types of cancer. These cancers account for about 40 percent of all cancers diagnosed in the United States in 2014. Overall, the rate of new cancer cases has decreased since the 1990s, but increases in overweight and obesity-related cancers are likely slowing this progress. More [...]

Childhood Obesity

2017-11-13T20:38:11+00:00October 12th, 2017|

With Halloween and other major holidays approaching the time seems right to talk about our children and their diets. The number of overweight children has doubled in the last couple of decades; currently one child in five is overweight, the increase is in both children and adolescents. What’s happening? Children today spend more time playing [...]

Arthritis isn’t just for the elderly!

2017-11-13T20:38:32+00:00September 20th, 2017|

Arthritis includes more than 100 different conditions that affect joints and the surrounding tissue. The most common form of arthritis in the Unites States is osteoarthritis, followed by gout and rheumatoid arthritis. Symptoms include pain, aching, stiffness, and swelling in or around the joints. Arthritis affects people of all ages, including children.  About 1 in [...]

The Effects of Health on Academics

2017-11-13T20:38:58+00:00September 17th, 2017|

The academic success of America’s youth is strongly linked with their health, and is one way to predict adult health outcomes. Why Electronics Stimulate Children (and adults) Before Bed Ninety percent of people in the U.S. admit to using an electronic device during the hour before heading to bed, and children often use electronic media [...]

Prevention and Control of Seasonal Flu

2017-11-13T20:39:23+00:00September 14th, 2017|

Routine annual influenza vaccination is recommended for all persons over the age of 6 months who do not have a medical reason why they should not be vaccinated. Pregnant women should receive age-appropriate influenza vaccine. Children aged 6 months through 8 years who require 2 doses should receive their first dose as soon as possible [...]

Mammograms

2017-11-13T20:42:48+00:00September 9th, 2017|

Mammograms have been in the news recently. If you've been reading, you might be confused. The confusion is coming from conflicting recommendations from different health experts. Each group has looked at the same data, but they have interpreted the data differently. Screening too early can lead to false alarms and stress for the woman involved. [...]