Tag: wellness and prevention

Fitness Goals: Focus on Behaviors, Not Weight

If your goal is to reach and maintain a healthy weight, assess the following behaviors to determine if you should...

December 10, 2015

Gratitude Can Help Your Heart Stay Healthy

Ancient philosophers and our grandmothers knew it well: Being thankful is good for us, and for everyone else around us. ...

November 25, 2015

Top 5 Exercise Motivators

There are well-proven motivating factors that can help you stay on track, or get you started on a program long...

November 24, 2015

Do You Know Your ‘Heart Age’?

The results of the “heart age” study found that, overall, the average heart age for adult non-Hispanic white males and...

October 6, 2015

Ask Henry: Are Happiness and Health Linked?

Question: I’ve heard that people who are generally happy tend to be healthier than grumpy ones, is this true? Great...

August 5, 2015

Minority Health Month: Power of Prevention

April is National Minority Health Month. The slogan: “Prevention is Power: Taking Action for Health Equity” is the theme of...

April 8, 2015

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Back-to-School Nutrition: Start With a Healthy...

Summer is over and school is in session. For parents, this means getting packed lunches ready every morning or relying on school cafeterias to provide...

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Roundup: Social Media and Teen Health;...

Heavy Social Media Use Hurts Teen’s Mental Health A new study suggests social media use may harm the mental health of teenagers by increasing their...

#Healthy Recipe: Grilled Pork Chops with...

Pork chops are an excellent source of protein, vitamin B12, potassium, iron, magnesium and zinc. Eating a lean cut of pork, such as tenderloin, loin roast...

A Healthy Lunchbox: As Easy As...

Lunch is an important time for kids to refuel their minds for classroom success as well as for after-school sports. Here are simple tips for...

Aggressive Therapy Keeps Athletic Dreams on...

Max Diaz’s entire future hinged on how well — and how quickly — he could recover from a catastrophic elbow dislocation. A champion high school...

Overcoming Breastfeeding Challenges, Debunking Common Myths

While breastfeeding is a natural process, it can be daunting, especially for a new mom. However, breastfeeding provides unmatched health benefits for both mothers and...