Exercise physiologist Hunter Blume shares some exercises that you can do at home:
A Boone Hospital Center nurse offers easy tips to feel great even when the weather isn’t.
Caring for a baby in the wintertime can be challenging, but knowing and taking a few precautionary measures can protect your child from problems that could arise as cold temperatures set in, both outside and indoors.
After the rush of the holidays come the winter blahs – we’re more tired, less motivated, or fighting a nasty cold. But this slump isn’t inevitable or unpreventable. Boone Hospital Center’s Health Promotions Nurse Brenda Wilson has a short list of simple things you can do to feel well all year round.
A barrier is an obstacle that prevents movement or access. With healthy living, a barrier is anything that is keeping you from living the healthiest life you can.
We count, measure and obsess over calories, sodium and carbohydrates, but fiber is the one nutrient that most of us don’t get enough of. According to the Institute of Medicine, only 5% of people in the United States meet the daily target of 25 grams for women and 38 grams for men. But why aren’t we getting enough fiber in our diets?
Spring’s arrival means longer days, shorter sleeves, and resuming your favorite outdoor activities. It also means increased contact with things that irritate your skin, from the sun to everything under it.
As a kid, you resisted going to bed. Now that you’re grown up, you set your own bedtime, but when it comes to how much sleep you need, your body still makes the rules. Sleep lets your body and brain restore itself so you’re ready to go the next day. And, like a balanced diet and regular exercise, sleep is vital for a healthy lifestyle.
You may have seen this motivational message on T-shirts, social media or the wall at your gym. Fitness culture focuses on competition and hard work. You don’t see motivational images of an athlete getting a good night’s sleep, and you don’t get a cool window decal for eating a balanced diet. But recovery is a necessary part of athletic training
Dan Wright sat back one spring evening and got out his phone to call one of his longtime friends. But this call was not to reconnect or to set up a time to visit, this call was to ask for support. Dan was going to ask for help on his journey to quit smoking.
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