National Doctors’ Day has been observed in the United States for nearly 90 years. But this year, as America’s doctors work overtime to slow the spread of the new coronavirus, things are different. Different because the physicians who have long been on the front lines in the fight for public h…Continue Reading.
Someone you love is in the hospital, recovering from COVID-19 or another health condition. You want to see them, but, because of COVID restrictions, you can’t enter the hospital. What now? Now there’s E-Visitation. Through a partnership with NineStar Connect, you can visit your loved ones at …Continue Reading.
The old adage “Keep Calm and Carry On” is being repurposed these days—but with a change to reflect what’s going on now that we’re dealing with the new coronavirus. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is telling us to “keep calm and wash your hands.” They’ve even created a printa…Continue Reading.
Are you familiar with the symptoms of the new coronavirus, COVID-19, and what to do if you or someone close to you begins to experience them? Here’s what you need to know: While the most severe cases tend to occur in older adults and people who have serious chronic medical conditions—includin…Continue Reading.
You and your family are hunkered down at home, washing your hands whenever you return from going out and various times in between. But could you do more to help keep your living space safe and coronavirus-free? Yes, you can. It’s important to sanitize frequently touched places—we’re talking…Continue Reading.
The good news: Just about everyone knows what the pink breast cancer-awareness ribbon means. The bad: Despite the multibillions of dollars in research into the disease, breast cancer is one of the most common cancers in American women. Knowing that, it’s almost impossible not to worry about the…Continue Reading.
Hospitals are unique places, and rightly so. Nowhere else will your kids encounter such an intimidating array of medical equipment, busy medical professionals, and people struggling with illness or injury. It’s a lot, and it’s bound to become a part of their lives at some point. When that hap…Continue Reading.
It’s not terribly surprising that upping your vegetable intake will boost your immune system and improve your odds against cancer and heart disease. You might be surprised to find that eating more veggies also plays a role in reducing depression and even Alzheimer’s disease. Vegetables contai…Continue Reading.
You can do it sitting, lying down, or standing. While you’re walking, cooking, cleaning, or simply being still. At home or in your workplace. Alone or with others. Inside or out. In other words, meditation may be the most adaptable wellness practice you could possibly work into your routine. An…Continue Reading.
All the elements that make vacation so great—the new experiences, the change of scenery, the break from routine—also make it a little challenging, especially for families. If young children are part of the mix, the difficulty level rises significantly. The time to relax together, connect, and…Continue Reading.