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Friday, April 19, 2019

Organ Donation Explanations

Our Wellness Wednesday feature continues an important focus on organ donations, in recognition of Donate Life Month. Last week we addressed some of the many myths about organ donations that simply aren’t true. This...

The Organ Donation Equation

April is Donate Life Month and a good time to dispel some myths, share some facts and explain the organ donation process. As one example, did you know that a single organ donor can...

Time For Some Dental Care Tooth Truths

Our last few wellness columns have talked about good nutrition and the importance of careful use of salt and sugar. We also know that healthy teeth and gums can play an important role in...

Good Nutrition Is A Matter of Good Timing

In our 2 most recent Wellness columns, we discussed the dangers of too much salt and too much sugar in a diet. This week, we wrap up the Academy of Nutrition and Dietics observation...

Sweet Tooth Truths & Consequences

Last week’s wellness feature shared a handful of tips on effective ways to reduce salt in your diet and improve your health in areas such as blood pressure and kidney function. This week, we...

Assault Your Salt Intake For Improved Blood Pressure & Heart Health

in the past 2 weeks, our Wellness column has discussed the "facts & figures" that help us determine what constitutes a good blood pressure rate and a healthy heart. If you're looking to improve...

Let’s Measure Your Blood Pressure

Last week, our Wellness column discussed the factors that help to determine what constitutes a healthy heart rate. Today we’ll take a closer look at blood pressure numbers. If you’re like many people, you...

Heart Health Can’t Be “Beat”

We’re wrapping up our focus on American Heart Month with a closer look at heartbeats ... the sets of numbers you should keep track of and maintain, in order to help achieve optimal heart...

3 Tips To Reduce Women’s Heart Risks

As we continue our closer look at healthy heart behavior during American Heart Month, this week we want to focus our attention on women. The stereotype of the typical heart attack victim is an...

Give Yourself A Valentine — A Healthy Happy Lifestyle

In honor of Valentine’s Day and American Heart Month, let’s take a moment to review 3 essentials to an exceptional quality of life. Consider this a special valentine treat you can give to yourself...

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