Spring is finally in the air! Warmer weather, pleasant breezes and beautiful blooms entice us to once again enjoy the outdoors. But pesky seasonal allergies can quickly put an end to our enjoyment. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, over 50 million Americans suffer with allergies each year and allergies are the 6th leading […]
Be mindful of your health during the “madness” this season with these 3 healthy tips:
Through social media, television and in magazines, we constantly hear about the importance of physical activity for keeping our bodies fit and healthy. However, we don’t often hear about how important it is to keep our brain fit. According to Be Brain Fit, performing brain exercises regularly can increase memory, focus and concentration. It can also […]
Steroids, (short for corticosteroids), are very commonly used to treat inflammation in the body. Steroids are prescribed for a variety of illnesses including asthma, acute illnesses such as strep throat and for joint problems including arthritis. In general, steroids decrease the body’s immune responses which in turn, work to decrease inflammation.
Steroids can be taken by […]
February is American Heart Month! Take this month to educate yourself and your family about the risks of heart disease, and how to prevent it.
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the U.S., and it doesn’t just affect older adults. Recently, younger adults have been diagnosed with heart disease. […]
By: Scott Weaver, National Director of Sales & Marketing – Occupational Health Services
A recent report by Quest Diagnostics indicated that illicit drug use by American workers is at its highest rate in more than a decade. According to Quest, the positivity rate for the combined U.S. workforce was 4.2% in 2017, up significantly from 3.5% […]
Did you know January is National Blood Donor Month? Blood is something most of us don’t think about simply because we don’t have to. However, many people are in need of blood every single day. Here are a few facts from the American Red Cross on the importance of donating blood.
One donation can potentially save up […]
Making a New Year’s resolution can be a daunting task! Thinking about all the hard work it will take to accomplish your goal is sometimes defeating. But don’t worry, we have a few ideas to get you started and off to a great new year!
We all know the importance of regular exercise, but […]
The new year is just around the corner, so resolutions are probably on your mind. If you’ve made a mistake in past years of promising yourself to quit smoking or lose 50 pounds and fell short, don’t get discouraged! Many people set their sights too high when making goals to improve their health for the […]
We are in the midst of cold and flu season! There are quite a few myths out there about the common cold and influenza. We are going to debunk three of the most popular myths, so you can focus on staying healthy this season!
Myth #1 – Winter Weather Causes Sickness
Have you ever been told not […]