Archive for December, 2014

  • America’s Health Rankings 2014 Contains Vital Information Relevant to Everyone!

    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 was […]
  • Helpful Tips for Your Holiday Travel … Check Out the FAA’s Webpage for Travelers!

    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 webpage […]
  • Experiencing Added Stress During the Holidays?

    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 related […]
  • Take a Look at the 25th Annual Edition of America’s Health Rankings: A Call to Action for Individuals & Their Communities

    I am pleased to share with you that the United Health Foundation, in partnership with the American Public Health Association and Partnership for Prevention, released the 25th annual America’s Health Rankings®: A Call to Action for Individuals & Their Communities. For the third consecutive year, Hawaii is the healthiest state and Vermont ranks second. Massachusetts improves to third, Connecticut is fourth and […]