How to React to a Stroke F.A.S.T.

by Beth Czischke

Oct. 29 is World Stroke Day. Knowing the signs of a stroke can save your life or someone else’s. If you suspect someone is having a stroke, it’s important not to waste time trying to get a hold of a… Continue Reading →

Who Should Be Gluten-Free?

by Jessica Malen

What Does It Mean to Be Gluten-Free?      Being gluten-free means not eating the protein called gluten. Gluten acts as the glue that holds foods together and helps them maintain their shape. Gluten is found in grains, such as wheat, rye… Continue Reading →

Let’s Change the Way We Talk About Mental Health

by Maya Munot

Do you ever casually throw around words like “depressed,” “suicidal” or “OCD?” These mental health terms have seeped into our everyday language, but it’s as simple as this: medical conditions, including mental health disorders, don’t make for good metaphors. Mental… Continue Reading →

Unique Therapies That Could Help Remedy Your Sleep Troubles

by Maya Munot

Sleep hygiene describes the actions you take throughout the day that impact your quality of sleep at night. Examples of these actions include: keeping electronics out of your bedroom, avoiding caffeine or dinner close to bedtime, and lowering the lights… Continue Reading →

Alternative Ways to Fit in Fitness at Work

by Jessica Malen

We all know exercise is important, but sometimes scheduling the time for it can be a challenge. Luckily, all you need is 15 to 30 minutes and you can fit in fitness on your lunch break or throughout your workday…. Continue Reading →

Enjoy Family Bonding With a Backyard Campout

by Maya Munot

Before summer ends, help your kids rediscover the outdoors by camping in your own backyard. This is a great way to encourage them to spend less time watching television and more time in nature. And the best part is it’s… Continue Reading →

Why Having a Health Coach Is Imperative to Your Wellbeing

by Niccole LaDue

It’s probably safe to say most of us are seeking to achieve some level of self-improvement; however, research out of the University of Scranton suggests only about 8 percent of people actually accomplish their health goals. Often the goals we… Continue Reading →

Prebiotics May Help Relieve Your Nighttime Stress

by Maya Munot

A new study suggests that getting your fill of foods rich in prebiotics may help you cope with stress. Researchers from the University of Colorado discovered in their study, published in the journal Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, that regular amounts of… Continue Reading →

Snacking During the Workday: 101

by Jessica Malen

When you’re hungry during the workday, it might be easy to grab some greasy chips or a sugar-riddled candy bar from a vending machine or convenience store. These food choices might seem like a suitable choice, but over time the… Continue Reading →

Five Old-Fashioned Remedies That Are Still Relevant

by Jessica Malen

Physicians are increasingly calling on the practices of age-old medicine now more than ever to treat ailments like constipation or congestion as research continues to support the benefits. Some home remedies can save you a trip to the doctor and… Continue Reading →

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