Month

October 2019

Have a Healthy, Happy Halloween With These Tips

by Jessica Malen

Are you ready for costumes, candy, and trick-or-treating? Seven in 10 Americans celebrate Halloween, with each person spending approximately $72.31 on candy and costumes annually. But where did the origins of this holiday begin? Halloween, also known as All Hallows’… Continue Reading →

Try These Positive Stress-Management Techniques

by Megan Van Hoet

Regardless of age, gender, race and socioeconomic status, stress affects everyone in some degree. Personal, cultural, technological and physical stress can take a toll on your daily routines. However, not all stress is bad. We can experience eustress, or positive… Continue Reading →

Make Your Mental Wellbeing a Priority This Autumn

by Jessica Malen

Mindful Ways to Ease Stress and Why Not to Ignore Your Mental Wellbeing Many of us tend to ignore our mental wellbeing. This month, we’re encouraging you to take a more active role in how you feel – and have… Continue Reading →

Have Your Sports… And Be Healthy, Too!

by Jessica Malen

Just because football season is coming to an end and the Superbowl is approaching, doesn’t mean you should go all-out with the hot dogs and beer. It’s also not an excuse to sit for hours on end. Can you have… Continue Reading →

October Is Women’s Health Awareness Month

by Jessica Malen

Here are seven ways all women can maintain their wellbeing for a long, healthy life: Get regular check-ups. Ask your doctor how often you should be seen for a routine checkup and make sure you to address any health concerns… Continue Reading →

More Women May Consider Breast-Cancer-Gene Testing

by Maya Munot

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Everyone has the breast-cancer gene, also known as BRCA. But did you know that mutations to two BRCA genes– BRCA1 and BRCA2 – occur in an estimated 1 in 300 to 500 women and account for… Continue Reading →

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