Does your job or profession keep you tired to one spot or make you stiff from sitting? You're not alone - but there are things you can do to improve your fitness while you're working.
Blog posts tagged “wellness:”
A primary care provider, or PCP, is the professional you rely on for general health care at all stages of life. Annual wellness visits establish – and develop – a relationship between you and your provider.
The holidays are a fun, festive and family-oriented time of year, and many of us anticipate the holidays with excitement. But the holiday season can also bring with it stress, grief, or other mental health issues. When stress is at its peak, can be hard to stop and regroup.
There are a lot of things at play during the teenage years: kids are becoming young adults and learning to negotiate their way in the world as independent people. And, on top of all the soul-searching that takes place during this time, teens’ bodies are changing.
Fall sports are in full swing. Many coaches, parents and players still shrug off a head injury as just “getting your bell rung,” and they expect a quick return to play. But there is much more awareness now of how dangerous this can be.
Getting the Flu vaccine each year protects you against getting the Flu. Once you get your Flu shot, your body starts to build antibodies to the Flu strains specific to the vaccine. Your body will then be prepared to fight these strains of Flu.
If you’ve been around high school seniors or college freshman, you know there is one topic that often comes up - the freshman fifteen. As someone who is starting college this fall semester, the freshman fifteen is something I’ve heard about constantly, whether it be from anxiety-ridden friends discussing their concern or well-intentioned family members giving (not always wanted) advice.
Question: Which of these is a better remedy for snoring? An antihistamine or side sleeping?
As an infection preventionist, I see people’s hands and I think of germs. We pick up germs and other microbes from touching hundreds of surfaces every day. Washing your hands to get rid of these germs is one of the easiest and best things you can do for your health.
Last week, US Surgeon General Dr. Vivek H. Murthy recently announced his 2015 Call to Action – an initiative called “Step it Up” which encourages people to get more exercise through walking.