World Hypertension Day 2020
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.
Heart Month 2019
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.
Hazards to Outdoor Workers
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 controlling their exposures.
National Blood Donor Month
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.
Exercise reduces stress, improves cellular health in family caregivers
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.
Is Aerial Yoga for You?
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 in Flight Aerial Arts Studio go through their moves while suspended in the air, about 3 feet above the floor, as they’re secured inside long fabric slings (also known as “hammocks”) suspended…