Health Tips

Tips for Lowering High Blood Pressure

24/07/2015

According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), about 1 of 3 U.S. adults, or about 70 million people, have high blood pressure. Normal healthy blood pressure is defined as: a systolic pressure under 120 and a diastolic pressure under 80. Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is defined as: a systolic pressure of 140 or higher and/or a diastolic pressure of 90 or higher.

3 Ways Springtime Can Help Renew Your Health

19/03/2015

Spring is here and with it comes many opportunities to nurture your health. Warmer weather and the rejuvenating spirit of the season can be motivating for improving your well-being. Here are some great activities you can incorporate into a healthy lifestyle while celebrating Spring! 

Reducing Risk for Breast Cancer

09/10/2013

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month so we would like to take this time to share important information regarding how to reduce your risk. All women have about a 12% risk for developing breast cancer at some time in their lives. There are some factors that increase risk that are out of one’s control such as genetics, age or ethnicity.

Back to School Health Tips

08/08/2013

In just a few short weeks, students will be returning to their classrooms for another school year. This presents a good opportunity to establish new healthy routines by evaluating your child’s sleep schedule, hygiene habits, and dietary needs. Here are some health tips to help you start a happy and healthy new school year.