Exercise: Medicine for the Heart

Find out how exercise can improve your heart health and help prevent disease!

Staying active is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle.  Regular physical activity will reduce the risk of developing future heart disease. The United States Department of Health and Human Services recommends a goal of at least 75 minutes of vigorous activity per week. In addition to its role in the primary prevention of heart [...]

Avoiding Kids-Caused Distracted Driving

Find out how to avoid driving distractions caused by kids in the car!

Crying infants and unruly children may be greater distractions for  drivers than cell phones or other adults in the car. Find out how to manage the often daunting task of driving with children in the car and avoiding distractions for a safe ride! Driver distraction causes 80% of crashes and 65% of near-crashes. Surveys show [...]

Healthy Feet Mean a Healthy You!

A healthy, active life begins with healthy feet!

Healthy feet are important for feeling good and staying active. When we think about exercise, we tend to leave our feet out of the equation. However when it comes down to it, healthy feet are essential to enjoying an active lifestyle. There is nothing more discouraging to staying active than painful feet. The American Podiatric [...]

7 No-Drama Healthy Eating Tips for Your Kids

Tips for getting your kids to eat more fruits and veggies - without the drama!

Getting your kids to eat more fruits and vegetables can prove to be a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be! With more schools around the country adopting healthier lunch and snacking options, getting more fruits and veggies into your kids’ diets is becoming easier. Check out these simple tips to help incorporate more [...]

What You Need to Know About Heart Disease

February is American Heart Month: What You Need to Know About Heart Disease

The risk of heart disease is serious. Heart disease and strokes kill more than 800,000 Americans each year and cost $445 billion each year, according to the Department of Health and Human Services. Heart disease can affect our ability to work or to enjoy every day activities and those with heart disease have a higher [...]

Get the Facts About Cancer

World Cancer Day 2013 - Get the Facts About Cancer

February 4, 2013 is World Cancer Day, a time to promote education, awareness, and to dispel common myths about cancer. Take some time today to visit the World Cancer Day website and learn the truth about cancer. Check out the video below to learn about the field Oncology and the medical approach to treating various types of [...]