12 Tips for Healthy Travel

7.5.17

We all know that traveling is exciting, but it can also be stressful and detrimental to our health when we are constantly on the go. Veering from your daily routine can easily derail your health and fitness regimen; and it is easy to use “I’m on vacation” as an excuse to eat out. Certain modes of travel also pose their own risks, like airplanes and cruise ships, which can have a lot of people packed into confined spacing—making it easier to encounter germs. So, while you are traveling this summer, be sure to keep these tips in mind to help ensure you have a healthy trip. Continue reading

Men’s Health Month: Preventive Care Check-ups

6.7.17

At the beginning of the month, we chatted about why men do not go to the doctor and briefly covered what to expect at a routine preventive care visit. The screenings your doctor may perform at your visit—based on your age, health and risks—can help men stay healthy. Continue reading

The Importance of Childhood Nutrition and Wellness

3.23.17B

Guest blogger: Karen R.. Compliance, Quality and Clinical Program Specialist

Child Nutrition

Keeping a child healthy is a top priority for all parents. It begins before birth with the mother’s prenatal care and continues after the baby is born. Encouraging a healthy diet for your child is essential in aiding in your child’s growth and development as well as promoting a good defense against obesity and childhood diseases such as diabetes. Continue reading

New Year’s Resolution: Tobacco Cessation

1.31.17

Making a New Year’s resolution can be one of the positive things about starting a new year. If you are one of the nearly 7 in 101 smokers in the United States who want to quit, make a resolution to get started in 2017. Smoking is the leading cause of preventable disease and death in the United States, and quitting now can cut your risk and leave you feeling stronger and healthier. Continue reading