Bite Into A Healthy Lifestyle II

Mar 31, 2015
Bite Into A Healthy Lifestyle II

As the month of March is winding down and National Nutrition Month is coming to a close, let us look at ways that we can “Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle” for months to come. The focus of the month was to consume less calories, make educated food decisions, and make exercise a regular part of your life. Did you make changes towards leading a healthier lifestyle in March?  


March is Blood Clot Awareness Month

Mar 30, 2015
March is Blood Clot Awareness Month

Blood clots stand out as one of the most dangerous health risks of all time. Despite the danger, however, many people mistakenly believe that blood clots could never happen to them. To counter this disbelief and to make more people aware of this condition, March has been designated as Blood Clot Awareness Month. The public awareness campaign held during this month could save your life or that of a loved one. Why Blood Clot Awareness Month?


Spasticity and Warm Water

Mar 27, 2015
Spasticity and Warm Water

The benefits of warm water movement with individuals dealing with spasticity are immeasurable.


Purple Day for Epilepsy

Mar 26, 2015
Purple Day for Epilepsy

An interesting thing happened to me while looking up information on this topic. I was surprised at what I found. Surprised to learn the idea of Purple for Epilepsy was started by a young girl. Cassidy Megan is credited as the Founder of Purple Day.


Swimming with Class

Mar 24, 2015
Swimming with Class

This past week a controversy was raised in regards to Ian Silverman being classed out of Paralympic swimming by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC). Many questions have been raised about how this could happen? How terrible? What now? What must not be forgotten is the important role that classification plays in all Paralympic sports, especially swimming.


All That You Should Know about Gel Seat Cushions for Wheelchairs

Mar 23, 2015
All That You Should Know about Gel Seat Cushions for Wheelchairs

People with disabilities who use wheelchairs that lead healthy active lifestyle are typically always on the go. That is the reason it is very important for them to be comfortable on their wheelchairs. And, what’s the best way to be comfortable than gel seat cushions for wheelchairs? These are gel cushions that can be attached to the seats of wheelchairs to provide that extra comfort.


Steps for Diagnosis of Asthma and Prevention of the Symptoms

Mar 19, 2015
Steps for Diagnosis of Asthma and Prevention of the Symptoms

Knowing the important steps followed in making diagnosis of asthma is helpful for a person to get prepared before approaching a doctor for asthma diagnosis.


Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle

Mar 18, 2015
Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle

When you think of March, it usually involves leprechauns, college basketball, and spring. It is also National Nutrition Month, a yearly campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. This year’s theme is “Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle”. The goal is to encourage everyone to create eating and physical activity plans that focus on consuming fewer calories, making educated food choices, and getting exercise in order to achieve and maintain a healthy weight, reduce the risk of disease, and promote overall health. The goal is to create a plan for life.


World Glaucoma Week Brings Awareness, Information

Mar 16, 2015
World Glaucoma Week Brings Awareness, Information

World Glaucoma Week is March 8 to the 14. This is a joint initiative of both the World Glaucoma Patients Association (WGPA) and World Glaucoma Association (WGA) in hopes of raising awareness toward glaucoma. It’s also a time to spread awareness on how it can affect you and your eyesight.


The Hidden Downside of Workplace Wellness Programs

Mar 13, 2015
The Hidden Downside of Workplace Wellness Programs

Stress management workshops, gym membership reimbursement, support groups and flu shot clinics are popular examples of workplace wellness programs. Wondering if your employer offers this type of program? There is a good chance it does — more than 90 percent of large employers and 73 percent of small employers offer this employee perk.