Health & Wellness
Give the gift of hearing this holiday season
Getting older doesn't necessarily mean looking and feeling older. Age 50 is the new 30, according to celebrities who crossed that threshold in recent years. And while the body can start to show signs of aging, it doesn't necessarily mean one has to suffer.
Cross safety concerns off your holiday shopping list
The holiday season is upon us once again, which means many will soon head to malls and shopping centers across the country. While elevators and escalators are safer today than ever before, take precautions to keep you and your family safe while you shop.
Fall foods: Helping heartburn sufferers keep the heat in the kitchen
With the fall season comes a drop in temperatures and a surge of hearty comfort foods. But while enjoying a favorite dish or trying something new might leave some people with a warm, fuzzy feeling, many Americans might be experiencing a fiery and uncomfortable case of heartburn. Fortunately, frequent heartburn sufferers ...
Simple ways to keep skin healthy during cold weather
While the crisp, cool weather may leave a healthy-looking rosy glow on cheeks, colder seasons can be tremendously harsh on skin. Extreme changes and inclement weather during the fall and winter months can leave skin dry, chapped and even cracked. Here are some simple ways to keep skin healthy during cold weather.
Protect your family this winter with vaccinations
Whether you are an adult or a child, viruses, bacteria and disease can strike at any time and are not something which can always be dismissed with bed rest and soup. Terrible viruses, such as measles, have vaccines available, but have seen a continued rise in cases over recent years, according to the Centers for Disease ...
Outsmart hunger with 3 easy tips
As the leaves change and the air turns crisp, it can be tempting to indulge in delicious food favorites and hide those few extra pounds under a thick wool sweater. But you shouldn't have to choose between sticking with your weight management plan and enjoying satisfying and delicious foods. There are some easy and tasty ...
The importance of physical activity for all Americans
Obesity impacts more than just the waistbands of Americans - life expectancy, health, medical spending and productivity are all affected by the weight of the nation. If recent trends continue, experts predict all adults will be overweight or obese by 2048. The statistics are equally as startling when it comes to youth - ...
Policy in practice: How nurses are leading the health care change
Health care is experiencing dramatic changes as provisions outlined in the Affordable Care Act go into effect. As the largest professional group within the health care workforce, nurses are uniquely positioned to facilitate the successful translation of critical health care policy into practice. Nurse leaders with the ex...