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Friday, August 23, 2019

Breastfeeding Brings Benefits To Baby & Mother

World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) was introduced in 1991 by the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) and aims to “protect, promote and support breastfeeding.” WBW is observed in August each year and is an...

Here’s Your Vaccination Explanation

Our Wellness Wednesday column last week discussed the importance of scheduling that back-to-school checkup with your health provider for each child in the family.  This week we’ll touch on another key reason for annual...

Before Going Back To School, Go Back To Your Doctor

If it’s time to get ready for another school year, it’s also time for your child's annual check-up with your family physician. One way to improve overall health and well-being, is through regular well-checks....

Heart Health? You Can’t “Beat” These Tips!

After a long day at work, it’s easy to go home, kick off your shoes, and grab the remote. While this may help you unwind, it’s not doing any favors for your heart. In fact,...

Travel Tips To Take With You This Summer

It's hard to believe that the summer season is moving so quickly! Still, there's plenty of time to fit in a family vacation or extended weekend getaway. While this is the perfect time for...

Defeat The Heat To Stay Summer Safe

It's no surprise that the sun is out in full force these days. With the days at their longest and brightest, many of us are taking advantage of the season, soaking up vitamin D...

Be The “Chair” Of Your Good Health Committee

Sometimes we find ourselves at a stage in our lives when we just aren't as physically active as we could be.  Perhaps you’ve been injured lately, have mobility issues, are too busy to hit...

Water Safety Essentials

Our Wellness column last week talked about the health benefits of drinking plenty of water., especially in hot weather season. This week, we'll discuss another appeal of H2O … especially in warm weather months....

Water Wonders

Sometimes the best paths to wellness are also the simplest. Quite possibly, the best example of this is water consumption. Our bodies benefit, almost without exception, when we make sure we drink plenty of...

Seven Steps To Take In The Event Of Snake Bites

It's the time of year when we're more likely to spend time in the great outdoors. If this is the case with you and your family & friends, there are 2 types of potential...

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