• STAY HEALTHY FOR THE HOLIDAYS | Walk off Your Holiday Meals
    The feast is over and the dishes are cleared. You’re filled with turkey, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole and pumpkin pie. It may be tempting to claim that family recliner and slip off into a … Read more
  • Diving into Wellness
    Pools have long been associated with relaxation and recreation, but they can play a significant role in promoting overall wellness. Incorporating various types of pools into your wellness routine can offer a range of physical … Read more
  • Healthy Back-to-School Lunch Ideas
    When it comes to healthy lunchbox ideas for this back-to-school month, packing a lunchbox for your child can go from being healthy to really boring in just the duration of a week. With today’s society … Read more
  • MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS | Staying Resilient
    Taking care of one’s mental health is important for everyone Mental Health America recommends 10 tips for staying resilient — common sense activities that are practical, doable and can make a real difference in whether … Read more
  • Recognizing Stroke Symptoms
    Strokes show up differently in men and women. Men are generally at a higher risk of having a stroke than women, but women tend to have more severe strokes and have a higher risk of … Read more
  • STAY HYDRATED THIS SUMMER | Don’t Get Overheated
    Summer is the time to enjoy the outdoors, but beware the sun Heatstroke can impact anyone — even young people. That’s why it’s important to protect yourself from the year’s most powerful sunshine, and to … Read more
  • Think Positive
    When things aren’t going your way, it’s easy to shut yourself off from the world and assume everything will get worse. Practicing positive thinking can remove the invisible rain cloud and let in the sunshine. … Read more
  • Spring Skin Care
    Warmer weather means more sun and that means you will have to take extra care of your skin. Here are some tips how to take better care of your skin during the spring and summer … Read more
  • Health Tips: Healthy Spring Diet
    The change of weather should bring out a change in yourself. Create goals and set yourself up for success with modest changes to your lifestyle. Here are some tips to get you started. LITTLE CHANGES … Read more
  • Don’t Dread the Swimsuit
    When swimsuit season is approaching, many of us begin to notice the extra pounds we’ve packed on over the winter months. If you’ve let a few extra pounds slip on, toning exercises can help you … Read more
  • HEALTH & FITNESS | Sensible & Healthy Eating
    It seems that everywhere you turn there is a different diet touted as being the solution to obesity and healthier living. Some people recommend low-carb diets; others suggest low-fat diets. Then there are countless fad … Read more
  • Health & Fitness: Smart Cardio Tips
    The best, most well-rounded workouts will have your heart pumping. Get the most out of exercising by involving your entire body, not just targeted muscle groups. The larger goal is right there in the name, … Read more
  • FITNESS: Stay Active Year-Round
    As the warm months end, it can become more difficult to find motivation. Don’t let these shorter days turn into an excuse to slow or stop your exercise regimen. The investments you’ve made all year … Read more
    What to Watch For Since early diagnosis plays such an outsized role in successfully treating breast cancer, people should know what signs to look for and what the screening process will like when you go … Read more
  • Take a Moment to Relax
    Did you need another vacation after your last vacation? Sometimes a staycation just means taking a moment to yourself. DANGERS OF STRESS Sadly, more than 20% of American adults felt stressed during their time off, … Read more
  • GET ACTIVE | Pedal Your Way to Health
    Cycling is a great way to get outdoors and explore Missouri, while getting the exercise we need to remain healthy and strong. HOW YOU’LL BENEFIT Riding a bike increases your endurance while also improving cardiovascular … Read more
  • Eating For Healthy Skin
    Most are familiar with the role diet plays in maintaining a waistline. Did you know certain foods are also a contributor to the overall health of your skin? To keep your body’s largest organ’s youthfulness, … Read more
  • Weight Loss after 40
    It’s not your imagination. Those extra pounds get extra stubborn after you turn 40. Here are some reasons you might be fighting the battle of the bulge extra hard as you get older. HORMONES As … Read more
  • Thinking about Juicing? Here is the Beginners Guide to Juicing from SQeZ
    By; Dr. Wrendy Marcinik I am sure by now, if you haven’t already tried it yourself, you have heard about a friend or relative who orders fresh juices or juices fresh produce themselves at home. … Read more
  • Getting — and Staying — Active
    A body in motion, stays in motion. If you’re a regular exerciser and workout fanatic, you likely believe in this statement and use it to motivate you. A body in rest stays at rest. If … Read more
  • Tips for Drinking More Water
    You need more water as the climate gets warmer, and with spring coming, it’s the perfect time to get started creating a habit of drinking more water. To help you, here are some tips to … Read more
  • Take your Legs to New Levels
    No one likes leg day at the gym. For many reasons, however, you should be focusing on working your leg muscles while you’re working out. A strong lower body can help to prevent injury and … Read more
  • Revamp your Routine
    When sedentary or unhealthy routines become habitual, your mental and physical health likely suffers the consequences. Make a change to your life by committing to add more beneficial behaviors. The additions do not have to … Read more
  • Sticking to Resolutions
    Whether you resolve to lose weight or change an unhealthy habit, sticking to a year-long commitment requires determination and dedication. For many, staying on track is easy for the first few months. Still, as the … Read more
  • Eating For Healthy Skin
    Most are familiar with the role diet plays in maintaining a waistline. Did you know certain foods are also a contributor to the overall health of your skin? To keep your body’s largest organ’s youthfulness, … Read more
  • Wrap Up Holiday Stress
    The holiday season can be tough. Days are shorter and to-do lists are longer, and the combination may stretch your nerves to the breaking point. But there’s help, this time from the Mayo Clinic. Keep … Read more
  • Overcoming COVID-19 Anxiety
    The COVID-19 pandemic caused near-record unemployment and left many people looking for ways to support their families.  This unfortunate situation during the time of year when we are used to heading out on summer vacations … Read more
  • Eat these Superfoods
    The 2020 US Dietary Guidelines recommend healthy eating patterns, “combining healthy choices from across all food groups — while paying attention to calorie limits.” Research has shown that doing so can reduce risk of high blood … Read more