The Surgeon General reported that nearly half of U.S. adults have high blood pressure. Of those with high blood pressure, three out of four have uncontrolled high blood pressure and one in three leave their condition untreated. Learn how to properly take your blood pressure and what your numbers mean here. Learn more at heart.org/hbp.
February is National Heart Month. Learn more HERE about Heart Month history, why it’s important and steps you can take to improve your own heart health.
From National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health – Read full article Outdoor workers are exposed to many types of hazards that depend on their type of work, geographic region, season, and duration of time they are outside. Employers should train outdoor workers about their workplace hazards, including hazard identification and recommendations for preventing and […]
Did you know that one pint of blood can save up to three lives? Every two seconds, someone in the United States needs blood. We have the information you need to educate yourself and help those in need. Click here to read more.
From ScienceDaily – read the entire article Date: October 3, 2018 Source:University of British Columbia Summary:Exercising at least three times a week for six months reduced stress in a group of family caregivers and even appeared to lengthen a small section of their chromosomes that is believed to slow cellular aging.
INSIDE A SPACIOUS exercise studio in Falls Church, Virginia, instructor Susan Lowery leads eight students through a series of yoga moves, like Downward-Facing Dog and the Tree Pose. But Lowery isn’t a yogi, and this isn’t a typical yoga class, where students execute their moves on mats. Instead, Lowery, 47, and the students inside Monarca […]
THE FITNESS WORLD LOVES the debate: cardio or strength training? Which workout is best, and which can you cut from your exercise routine? The reality is cardio and strength don’t need to be mutually exclusive – nor should they be. “Both [cardio and strength training] need to be included in a well-rounded exercise program,” says […]
From ScienceDaily – read the full article Date: September 19, 2018 Source: The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) Summary: Vitamin D is already well known for its benefits in building healthy bones. A new study supports the idea that it also may reduce cancer risk as well as breast cancer mortality, especially in women with […]
You want to pass on certain things like family traditions, a grandmother’s quilt or dad’s love of books – but no one wants to pass on a serious illness. Take charge of your health and help protect those around you by asking about vaccines at your next doctor’s visit. Read More
Since May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, let’s talk prevention. This incredible video offers a unique perspective on the importance of using sunscreen.