National Humor Month: Laughter as Medicine

National Humor Month: Laughter as Medicine

We all love to share a good laugh with family and friends. But laughter can also improve your health! Laughter brings people together in ways that support your body’s physical and emotional well-being. Laughter can help strengthen your immune system, improve your...
What Is Parkinson’s Disease?

What Is Parkinson’s Disease?

By: Troy Frink April is Parkinson’s disease Awareness Month! Parkinson’s has been brought to mainstream attention with famous cases such as Muhammad Ali and Michael J. Fox, but how much do you know about the disease itself? Parkinson’s disease affects the nervous...
National Nutrition Month: What are Nutrients?

National Nutrition Month: What are Nutrients?

Your body needs a variety of substances to sustain life and function properly. Essential nutrients are compounds that the body needs to function, but can’t make on its own. These nutrients must come from food, and they are vital to the body’s ability to prevent...
World Cancer Day: What is Cancer?

World Cancer Day: What is Cancer?

As of January 1, 2016, an estimated 15.5 million people with a history of cancer are living in the United States. Cancer has affected almost every family in the country in some way, but many people do not understand exactly what cancer is, what causes it, and how it...
Men’s Health Month: 3 Steps to Prevention

Men’s Health Month: 3 Steps to Prevention

During the month of June, we want to bring attention to the health problems that can affect the lives of men. Prevention is key to a healthy life, so here are a few tips to help you stay healthy this summer. 1.Exercise regularly Exercising for 30 minutes a day, five...
Summer Health Tips For Seniors

Summer Health Tips For Seniors

By: Anastasia Iliou As you age, it becomes more and more important to pay attention to health concerns like sunburn and heat exhaustion. Your skin can’t handle the sun’s rays the way it used to! Before you head out to enjoy the weather, read these summer health tips...