Category Archive: Health Tips

FIGHTING CHILDHOOD OBESITY

It’s almost fall again, the season when kids head back to school. We all want our nation’s youth to have healthy and bright futures. But the sobering statistics on childhood obesity paint a… Continue reading

THIS MIGHT STING A BIT: TIME FOR YOUR YEARLY FLU SHOT

Flu season is just around the corner. It typically starts in October and lasts until May. The flu is a virus that affects your lungs, nose, and throat. It causes coughing, aches and… Continue reading

FEELING BURNT OUT AT WORK? TRY CATCHING SOME Zs!

As you likely know, work isn’t always easy. It can take a lot of effort. Think about the effort it takes to be on your feet all day. Or to focus for hours… Continue reading

VACCINES: PROTECT YOURSELF AND THOSE AROUND YOU

August is National Immunization Awareness Month. You might recall the outbreak of measles at Disneyland® in California earlier this year. This outbreak was a good reminder of why vaccines are so important. Vaccines… Continue reading

PREVENTING HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE

High blood pressure affects about 1 in 4 adults in the U.S. With numbers like that, there’s a good chance you know someone who has it. Left untreated, it can lead to a… Continue reading

WHAT IS HEAT STROKE?

It’s a record hot day and a local soccer team has been playing in the park for hours. They’ve stopped for water breaks, but it doesn’t seem to help. One of their players… Continue reading

HIGH-INTENSITY POWER TRAINING — IS IT RIGHT FOR YOU?

Is high-intensity power training for you? Also known as HIPT, this way of working out can boost your health and be a fun way to exercise. Here are some points to keep in… Continue reading

IT’S SANDAL SEASON. ARE YOUR FEET READY?

Now that summer has arrived, it’s time for your feet to have their moment in the sun. But before you slip on a pair of flip-flops or sandals, you may want to do… Continue reading

BUG BITES BE GONE

Summertime is the perfect time for camping under the stars or enjoying a backyard barbecue. But spending more time outside also increases your chances of being bitten or stung by insects. Luckily, you… Continue reading

HEALTHY FOURTH OF JULY PICNICS

Fire up the grill! The Fourth of July is almost here, which means it’s picnic and backyard barbecue time. And the best part is, you don’t have to blow your diet in order… Continue reading

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