Wouldn’t it be nice to avoid health problems before they happen? These preventative screenings can help.Continue Reading.
The average American sits for 13 hours out of the day and sleeps for eight, for a total of 21 hours of inactivity. And a whopping 86% of American workers sit all day, every day. That’s a lot of inactivity. Not surprisingly, given the link between exercise and stress reduction, two thirds of U.S…Continue Reading.
We’ve all experienced feelings of anxiety at some point in our lives: over a big exam, a big decision, or a big change. But there’s a difference between the kinds of anxiety that end once feared events are over, and the kinds that limit our ability to function. Nearly one in five American adu…Continue Reading.
Life. Is. Busy. For all of us, but especially for women. Women tend to fill multiple roles in households, workplaces, and social networks—and may care for children, spouses, elderly parents, and even friends as well as for themselves. This packed schedule often leads to a lapse in health manage…Continue Reading.
Spring is (finally) here, and with it all the fun outdoor activities we’ve been waiting for. Especially biking. But before you jump on Big Red (let’s be honest, everyone has a name for their bike) to get some fresh air and exercise, be prepared. Follow these tips to make sure you, your fellow…Continue Reading.
We’ve all been there: Something hits our funny bone just right and sends us into a tizzy of uncontrollable laughter. The kind that starts in your gut and doesn’t stop until you’re in tears. Turns out, laughing does more for us than simply providing a few moments of bliss. The health benefit…Continue Reading.
“How about a drink after work?” “Let’s hit the bars this Friday!” “Should I bring wine or beer to the party?” “It’s happy hour, want to go?” We’ve either heard or asked these questions more times than we can likely recall, and that’s because alcohol consumption is a co…Continue Reading.
You’ve probably heard of a hysterectomy, but do you know what one is? If you’re scratching your head a little, don’t feel bad, 44% of American adults incorrectly understand this surgical procedure, or they have no idea what one is. This shows that despite how common this surgery is—one in…Continue Reading.
Spinach is one of those incredible foods that seems too good to be true. It’s high in fiber and Vitamins A, C, and K1. It’s loaded with calcium and low in sugar and calories. You can eat bags of it and feel nothing short of Popeye on his best day. Its taste—ah, well. Here, not everyone agre…Continue Reading.
Why get a diabetes screening? We’ll give you five good reasons—namely, elevated risk of heart attack, stroke, blindness, kidney failure, and loss of limb. Diabetes is hitting the U.S. harder than ever, with nearly 10 percent of Americans dealing with its symptoms and risks. And an estimated o…Continue Reading.
Since 2006, the whole State of Indiana has been on daylight saving time. After 13 years we’re used to complaining about that hour of sleep we lose when we spring forward. For many, it’s just a nuisance. But for those who have sleep issues to begin with—as well as those at risk of heart atta…Continue Reading.