Archive: Health and Wellness

  • August 22, 2018

    Wellness Wednesday: Know Your Numbers!

        The greatest benefit of an annual physical is knowledge – for both you and your physician. Keep track of your numbers for blood pressure, blood sugar, cholesterol, body mass index (BMI), and others. These levels may be high …

  • August 15, 2018

    Wellness Wednesday: Don’t Oversit Your Welcome

      People sit on average 12 hours per day. Whether its time spent working (in the office, school or home), driving, eating, or watching TV – the impact of our sedentary lifestyles may be one of the most unanticipated health …

  • August 8, 2018

    Wellness Wednesday: Back to School!

      Where did the Summer go? Fall is just around the corner and school is or soon to be “back in session”. The challenge now is getting school back on the mind of your student and developing new routines. Start …

  • August 1, 2018

    Wellness Wednesday: Time to Wake Up!

      Everyone has low-energy days but if you regularly feel exhausted at work, take time to learn why. Review some of the habits or issues below that could be draining you. • Sleep – Get 7 to 9 hours per …

  • July 25, 2018

    Wellness Wednesday: Setting Fitness Goals

    If you need help meeting your fitness goals this year, take a look at these tools and strategies to find one that works for you and keeps you on track.

  • July 18, 2018

    Wellness Wednesday: Slow Down!

      We know life is busy but rushing through tasks or driving fast can only lead to problems. Researchers show that living in a frenetic state – always working and rushing – can lead to stress and accidents. Look below …

  • July 12, 2018

    Wellness Wednesday: Keep Food Safe – Refrigerate!

      Refrigerate foods quickly because cold temperatures slow the growth of harmful bacteria. Do not over-stuff the refrigerator. Cold air must circulate to help keep food safe. Keeping a constant refrigerator temperature of 40°F or below is one of the …

  • June 27, 2018

    Wellness Wednesday: Pet Safety

      The Fourth of July is a blast for many people but can be one of the most frightening days of the year for your four-legged family members. According to the American Humane, July 5th is the busiest day of …

  • June 20, 2018

    Wellness Wednesday: Moving More Equals Better Health

      Use the summertime to get moving as a family. According to the CDC, adults should do at least 150 minutes of physical activity each week for substantial health benefits, whereas children and adolescents should do 60 minutes of physical …

  • June 13, 2018

    Wellness Wednesday: Wear BLUE Day!

      There is a silent health crisis in America … it’s the fact that, on average, American men live sicker and die younger than American women (Men’s Health Network). According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Women are …

  • June 6, 2018

    Wellness Wednesday: CPR Awareness Week

      On December 13, 2007, Congress unanimously passed a resolution to set June 1-7 each year as National CPR and AED Awareness Week to spotlight how lives can be saved if more Americans know CPR and how to use an …

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