Health And Fitness

Power of Stretching and Flexibility
9 MARCH 2016

Power of Stretching and Flexibility

Advice on exercising for your health is easily available, so much so that it can become overwhelming. To highlight one important aspect of a complete exercise program, today’s focus is on stretching and flexibility. The simplicity of doing stretches to improve flexibility is that it can be done just about anywhere…no trip to the gym […]

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Healthy Aging Tips
15 JANUARY 2016

Healthy Aging Tips

Healthy Agers Adopt New Attitudes, Exercise and Eat Well Healthy Aging Month was created by the editor-in-chief of Healthy Aging Magazine, to inspire topics for articles and create a movement nationally to help foster healthy agers. As people realize that looking younger is only the start, the next logical step is to feel younger and […]

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Immunization Month
3 DECEMBER 2015

Facts on Immunizations

Health Officials Support the Need for Vaccinations Parents, especially in the last few years, have expressed their concerns to health officials regarding the safety of required vaccinations for their children. Many parents have opted to not allow their children to take vaccinations. So much information is available, some pro, others con on the topic of […]

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Healthy Road Trip
10 NOVEMBER 2015

Better Health During a Road Trip

Hit the Road With Ease Remember summer vacation with the cooler in the back seat full of sandwiches and drinks? It was a good idea then and now as a way to eat well when traveling. While it is certainly a treat to try local specialty foods, too much variation from a healthy diet can […]

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Brain Health & Cognitive Aging
15 SEPTEMBER 2015

Brain Health & Cognitive Aging

  According to a recent AARP Survey, “brain health is the second most important component in maintaining a healthy lifestyle, after heart health (37% find brain health most important while 51% find heart health most important).” Small lapses of memory that were of no concern during our twenties by age 50+ naturally escalate causing concern […]

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Skin Health Awareness
1 JUNE 2015

Healthy Skin For Life

Protecting our Skin is a Critical Health Factor It is commonly believed that in our youth the majority of damaging sun exposure to our skin has already occurred. Scientific studies report that in fact only about 23 percent of lifetime sun exposure occurs by age 18, and not quite 50% by age forty. Protecting our […]

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Hearing Loss and Health
1 MAY 2015

Hearing Loss Impacts to Our Health

Is Hearing Loss Bad for Our Health? According to the American Academy of Audiologists (AAA) there are as many as 36 million Americans who suffer from hearing loss, with more than half of that number younger than age 65. Given AAA also reports hearing loss is the third most common health problem in the U.S., […]

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Focus on Employee Wellness
20 MARCH 2015

Focus on Employee Wellness

New Insights on Employee Wellness Programs Human resource professionals now have quantifiable data to use in their quest to sell management on adding sponsored Employee Wellness Programs. According to a research report released in March 2015 by by Healthways, Inc., a 10% improvement in overall well-being netted a significant reduction in employee incidents, such as […]

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Cancer Prevention
16 FEBRUARY 2015

Reduce Your Cancer Risk

Cancer Prevention Month February is Cancer Prevention Month sponsored by the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR). The trifecta of cancer prevention remains weight management, exercise and eating healthy foods. This year, new research ranks fruit and vegetable choices as it related to nutritional value for a more specific guide to better eating. Basics of […]

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Happy New Year
1 JANUARY 2015

5 Healthier New Years Resolutions

New Year, New You! It’s incredible how time flies, isn’t it? With the New Year upon us, it’s likely you’ve been thinking about your resolutions, if you haven’t made them already. Like many people, you might struggle with finding resolutions worth sticking to. If you want to make a change but you’re unsure of just […]

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