Obtaining a Healthy Weight: Hints from the CDC For Essential Lifestyle Changes Towards Better Health!
Now that the holidays have passed, many of us are now working on those resolutions to lose the few (or multiple) pounds we put on during the holidays, or perhaps over the course of the previous year. What we need to remember: a person’s “healthy weight” is not maintained via a fad diet or fleeting change in our diet program;...January 15, 2015
The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services reminds us that you only have until February 15, 2015 to enroll for health insurance coverage. Last year, I was dismayed by the number of people that I met who missed the deadline and were shocked to learn that they had to wait for the next enrollment period. This was especially true...January 8, 2015
Building Healthy Communities is Everyone’s Responsibility … Including Business: Check Out This IOM Workshop Summary!
The Institute of Medicine of the National Academies recently released an informative book titled “Business Engagement in Building Healthy Communities: Workshop Summary”. As stated on the IOM’s website: “Businesses across the nation are involved in every aspect of their communities and the economy and can be powerful partners in terms of improving the health of the nation, said George...January 5, 2015
The 2014 America’s Health Rankings®: A Call to Action for Individuals & Their Communities represents 25 years of capturing the overall healthiness of the nation based on a state-by-state analysis. This year’s report contains vital information that is of importance to every health and medical care stakeholder! I have truly enjoyed having a “conversation about health” across America. This year, I...December 29, 2014
Millions of Americans will be traveling during the winter holidays! The Federal Aviation Administration’s website has a webpage dedicated to helpful links to benefit those travelers! Links are available to information specific topics pertaining to Airport Status and Delay Information; Passenger Safety Tips; Child Safety; and Air Travel Tips and Information, to name a few. Take a few minutes to peruse their...December 23, 2014
As the holidays approach, some of us experience added stress while we prepare for the upcoming travel and finalize arrangements to celebrate the season with our family and friends! In an interesting National Institutes of Health article titled, “Feeling Stressed? Stress Relief Might Help Your Health”, Dr. Janice Kiecolt-Glaser, a leading stress researcher at Ohio State University, offers insightful information...December 18, 2014