Archive for January, 2015

  • 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; but […]
  • It’s Not Too Late to Enroll for Health Insurance Coverage

    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 for […]
  • 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 Isham, […]