Tetanus Shot: Why You Should Stay Up-To-Date At Any Age
The news media recently picked up a CDC report documenting the effects of tetanus on a 6-year-old child in Oregon whose parents declined the tetanus shot. He contracted the disease in 2017. What started out as a simple cut on the forehead from playing on…
Holiday Health: Tips for Surviving the Holiday Bustle
With the holiday season in full swing, you might get stressed just thinking about the hours you might spend at the airport or mall. That’s why This Week’s blog post shares tips to help you manage your mental, physical, and emotional health during the holidays….
Is Holiday Weight Gain An Inevitable Part of the Winter Season?
With winter festivities in full swing, it might seem impossible to avoid high-calorie treats and busy travel schedules that often lead to holiday weight gain. However with a few tricks, you can increase your chances of eating healthy and moving your body this holiday season….
Cold and Flu Season: Facts and Myths About Staying Healthy
While December often evokes images of holiday meals with friends and family, cold and flu season can throw a wrench in those joyful events. That’s why This Week’s blog post focuses on ways to avoid getting sick during cold and flu season. We’ll explore the…
Feeling Bloated? Tips for Taking Care of Digestive Health
If you’ve still got a bloated belly full of Thanksgiving trimmings and treats, you might feel like you won’t finish digesting your dinner until after the new year—especially since protein and fat-rich meals take longer to break down than fiber-rich ones. That’s why This Week’s…
Cooking a Delicious and Healthy Thanksgiving Meal
Healthy Thanksgiving can sound impossible—the holiday usually evokes images of football games and second (and third) helpings of mashed potatoes, gravy, and stuffing. Opting for healthy versions of your favorite dishes can help keep you energized and beat the Thanksgiving bloat. That’s why This Week’s…
Managing Blood Sugar in Day-To-Day Life: Tips and Tricks
Managing bloods sugar over the holiday season can be a challenge, and the temptation to overeat might be high. However, those extra helpings of carb and fat-laden foods can do more than just increase your waistline—they can also wreak havoc on your blood sugar levels….
Indoor Air Quality and Tips for Breathing Easier Indoors
Indoor air quality becomes especially important in winter—with fall winds chilling the air these past few weeks, you might find yourself huddling indoors with the heat turned up. While staying in can help keep you toasty, that dry, stale air might not be so friendly…
Healthy Halloween: Keeping the Sugar Frenzy to a Minimum
Goblins and ghouls and ghosts—oh my! While Halloween might evoke thoughts of haunted houses and creepy monsters, the scariest thing about October 31 might just be the amount of processed sugar your kids (and let’s face it—YOU) end up eating. That’s why This Week’s blog…
Respiratory Care Week: Celebrating Respiratory Health in Physical Fitness
While many people are concerned about physical fitness and maintaining a healthy weight, the notion of respiratory fitness sometimes doesn’t come up on the radar. However, proper lung health is essential in order to maintain a healthy body—how else are you going to sprint up…
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