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

Why Do Men Skip Annual Check-ups?

6.21.17

Chances are, you get your car tuned regularly and never skip an oil change, but are you taking such good care of yourself? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, men are less likely than women to visit the doctor. Continue reading

Take the Heart Health Awareness Month Challenge

2.1.17

February is American Heart Month. Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States1. This month, we want to empower you to make heart-healthy choices. Prevention starts with understanding the risks and making small lifestyle changes.

Together, we can fight back against heart disease and stroke. Participate in the Heart Health Challenge, and be one-step closer. 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