As the weather gets warmer, it is only natural that people want to get outside to enjoy themselves. Before heading out, keep in mind these warm weather safety tips to protect you and your loved ones.
Working and learning remotely may help protect you from COVID-19, however, it may not protect your eye health. Technology is being used more than ever and the additional screen time can result in eye strain. Find out how you can protect your eyes while still performing your daily virtual work and school tasks.
No-chip manicures involve a gel-based nail polish that includes a base coat, two coats of polish and a sealer which is applied and then cured to the nail under ultraviolet (UV) lights. When it’s time to remove the polish, the manicurist wraps acetone-soaked pads around the nail for 10 to 40 minutes, depending on the brand and number of coats applied.
We have all experienced moments of stress in our lives. When something unexpected or alarming happens, a part of your brain, the hypothalamus, sets off an internal alarm. This alarm signals your adrenal glands to release hormones, adrenaline and cortisol, into your nervous system that cause your heart rate to increase, your muscles to tense and your breath to quicken. This is referred to as your fight or flight response, and your body is ready to take action to protect itself from harm.
Learn the difference between a prebiotic and probiotic and why you need both to maintain a healthy digestive tract.
In combination with regular screenings, eating a healthy diet is a great way to keep your colon healthy, helping to prevent colon cancer and other disorders. Here are the top tips on what to eat to support a healthy colon.
Did the pandemic force you to get creative when putting together an at-home workspace? Aaron Eyster, MOT, OTR/L and Karla Cortez Duda, PT, DPT, OCS provide their tips on how to properly set up your workspace to avoid muscle fatigue and stress and ensure you are healthy and pain-free as you work.
With extra time being spent at home, this new pandemic-era reality can contribute to more sporadic food intake. Mindful eating is an approach to nutrition that focuses on bringing awareness to food intake in a nonjudgmental and self-reflective manner. While mindfulness is a new buzzword, there is also truth in how its application can support better self-care.
Does coming home to your pet take the stress out of your day? Find out how owning a pet can benefit your physical, mental and social health.
Developing a health-related New Year’s resolution can be a great way to kick start a healthier year ahead. Instead of just focusing on your physical health, it is important to recognize other areas as well such as your mental and social health and well-being.
Dr. Sally Salman, Internal Medicine, outlines components of the health triangle to help you determine what your health resolutions should focus on in the new year.