Holidays: the perfect time to gather around family, sip seasonal beverages and enjoy what your life has given you. Oh, and also the time to worry about gift-giving, deal with holiday travel, handle kids that are out of school and interact with difficult family members.
At birth, there are more men than women globally. Men outnumber their female counterparts 105 to 100. By the time men and women hit 65 to 74 years of age, however, the table is turned, and men are outnumbered by women 80 to 100.
Most people agree: the best part of Halloween is the sack of sugary sweets carted home at the end of the night. Even though we know candy is best kept as a special treat, many of us see Halloween as a free pass to indulge, or overindulge. It sounds like a good idea at first, but we often end up overindulging.
The summer break has come to an end, and hopefully it’s been a good one. It’s time for the kids to go back to school, focus on class, and get into extracurricular activities. As you help them adjust to their first month back at school, we want to help you set them up for a safe and healthy year! Here are 5 back-to-school tips for you to keep in mind.
Do you know how easy it is to get sick from food contamination? You probably know someone who’s been stuck at home with food poisoning. Food contamination is a possibility if you don’t know how to prepare your food properly.
You need to know about foodborne illnesses and how to avoid them. Food has always been a tricky area. Even when things are all natural and organic, food is still subject to contamination.
We’re deep into summer now, and you’ve likely already spent a lot of time out in the sun. Hopefully you know the importance of wearing sunscreen, but do you know which SPF (sun protection factor) to use?
No matter how healthy you are, sick days are almost as inevitable as death and taxes. Whether it’s the flu or a 24-hour stomach bug, sometimes even the best of us need to take a day off to recharge and recover. It’s hard to know when illness will strike. But by keeping these essentials in stock at all times, you’ll always be able to make the most of your sick day, so that you can get back to feeling normal in no time!
Let’s start with the bad news: even though rates have dropped in recent years, heart disease is still the leading cause of death among Americans. The good news, however, outweighs the bad. Heart disease is largely preventable. Embracing healthier habits plays a major role in continued heart health.
No matter how even-tempered or relaxed you may be, stress happens to everyone. However, just because stress is universal that doesn’t mean we should just accept it and live with it! If left unmanaged, stress can do lasting damage to your health. It can reduce your entire quality of life. But there’s good news: yes, it’s totally possible to manage stress without medication, so that you can lead a happier, healthier life.
Take a look at these simple, stress-beating techniques you can put into action today!