What do onions, cakes, and you this winter have in common? If you guessed layers, you’re correct! When temperatures drop, it’s important to bundle up to protect yourself from the cold. Improper dressing in the winter can cause frostbite and leave you vulnerable to illness. Outdoor activity is…Continue Reading.
Warm up your kitchen and your senses with the aroma of roasted vegetables. These vegetables have loads of fiber and vitamins that will help keep you healthy all season long. The recipes are simple, delicious, and nutritious—and can brighten up any kitchen. Root Vegetable Casserole This casserol…Continue Reading.
Are you sick of gifting socks, sweaters, or fruitcake? Tired of giving the latest games or gadgets—only to see your loved one grow distant and glassy-eyed as they sink into their latest unhealthy obsession? Instead, try thinking of presents that support your loved one’s healthiest hobbies. Th…Continue Reading.
During flu season—or any season—there are simple steps you can take to avoid the spread of infection and reduce the risk of getting sick yourself. With proper medical care, most people can handle a bout with cold or flu, but these can be life threatening to a person with cancer, the elderly, …Continue Reading.
Communicating with someone who is on their phone—texting, answering email, or scrolling through Instagram—can be like talking to a brick wall. The last thing we want when our family comes together is to spend the day in awkward silence or broken conversation while cousins, aunts, and uncles a…Continue Reading.
It’s that time of year when men everywhere are showing off their mustaches or beards. It’s not just the fashion; it’s also Movember and No-Shave November. These popular organizations have been working to bring attention to men’s health issues, with a particular focus on cancer awareness. …Continue Reading.
Community Members Raise Awareness About the Impact of Smoking With Cigarette Butt Cleanup Day of Action Marks “Great American Smokeout®”
Hancock Health and the Hancock County Tobacco Free Coalition are leading a “Waste Tobacco Filters – Poison By the Pound” Cigarette Butt Cleanup effort around Greenfield as part of the Great American Smokeout® on Thursday, November 21. Hancock County is one of dozens of Indiana communities …Continue Reading.
Sweet potatoes often get a bad rap, and that’s probably because we tend to make them unhealthy by covering them in oils and deep frying them into oblivion. But when cooked well, the festive sweet potato can be quite nutritious. These orange spuds are low in fat, high in fiber, and contain many …Continue Reading.
There’s a chill in the air, frost on cars in the morning, and it’s getting dark outside before 7 p.m. Winter is officially around the corner, and with it, seasonal depression (also known as seasonal affective disorder or SAD). For many, this type of depression begins in fall and lasts through…Continue Reading.
Mental health disorders are one of the leading causes of poor health and disability worldwide. Globally, one in four people will be affected by a mental health disorder, and 450 million are living with some form today. The problems are common. But talking about mental health issues remains …Continue Reading.