BY ROB GREENSTEIN Most people make a beeline to their coffee maker after waking. However, what if it was possible to significantly improve your health with a one-minute morning ritual that could be performed while your coffee is brewing? The only caveat is that this ritual may cause you to make some funny, puckered-up faces. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
There may be no marker of modern civilization quite like the shoe: not only does it make clopping around our cemented world significantly more tolerable (and less dangerous), but it also serves as an indicator of our sensibilities, our profession, our sense of style. You can tell a lot by the shoes people wear from […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
For all of us, eating healthy is a journey shaped by many factors, including our stage of life, situations, preferences, access to food, culture, traditions, and the personal decisions we make over time. It’s important to remember that all food and beverage choices count. The ChooseMyPlate.gov website offers ideas and tips to help you improve […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Designed for older adults, this Go4Life playlist includes flexibility exercises that can be done at home, at work, at the gym—almost anywhere. Trainer Sandy Magrath demonstrates the exercises and provide tips to motivate viewers, especially older adults, to be more physically active. These videos are designed to go alone with the guide, Exercise & Physical […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on (VIDEO) Go4Life Exercises from the National Institute On Aging
By Kerrie Smyres for Migraine.com 1. “Migraine” is not synonymous with “bad headache.” If a person has a bad headache, they do not automatically have a migraine. Migraine is a neurological disorder that 12% of Americans1 have and research increasingly shows that it is genetic. When someone “has a migraine,” they are experiencing an attack […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on (Article) Migraines: 8 Things Everyone Needs to Know
What you need to know about Zika virus By – John Ross, MD, FIDSA, Contributing Editor for Harvard Health Publications Until recently, Zika was an obscure virus, confined to equatorial Africa and Asia, and known only to specialists in tropical medicine. It was discovered in 1947, when scientists studying yellow fever in the Zika Forest […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on (Article) What you need to know about Zika virus
This is a great video that shows how and why we feel pain and how two of the most basic pain relievers work. “Some people take aspirin or ibuprofen to treat everyday aches and pains, but how exactly do the different classes of pain relievers work? Learn about the basic physiology of how humans experience […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on (VIDEOS) How Do Pain Relievers Work?
Is Sitting a Lethal Activity? The posture of sitting itself probably isn’t worse than any other type of daytime physical inactivity, like lying on the couch watching “Wheel of Fortune.” But for most of us, when we’re awake and not moving, we’re sitting. This is your body on chairs: Electrical activity in the muscles drops […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on (Article) Is Sitting a Lethal Activity?
We know that the next couple of weeks are going to be very busy for you. You may feel pinched for time, and tempted to skip your workouts. Or maybe you’re thinking about starting a workout after the holidays, when you have more time. Either way, we’ve found this great back workout video that you […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on (VIDEO) Quick Back Workout
1) Control your eating portions: When Holiday parties come into existence, overeating is almost inevitable. “Snack” throughout the entire party, don’t fill up your plate at any one given time. 2) Drink water with every meal/snack: Water will speed up the food absorption process, so you can make efforts to keep a fast metabolism. Also, […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on 5 Tips to Stay Healthy During the Holidays