Archives for May 2014

Do You Believe These Skin Cancer Myths?

Since the sun has become a more permanent fixture across the US this month, it only seems appropriate that May is dedicated to skin cancer awareness.

Even though it’s the most common form of cancer in the US, many people don’t know the basics on skin cancer — and as a result, they may believe or perpetuate dangerous skin cancer myths.

In an effort to spread the facts about skin cancer and help prevention efforts, we’re debunking some common skin cancer myths.

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Using Your Family Health History To Determine Your Fitness Routine

At ARCpoint Labs, we embrace the idea that your personal health is in your hands. While there are obviously factors beyond your control that affect your wellness, including hereditary or otherwise unplanned illnesses, you still have control over how you react to these factors and how you change your lifestyle to improve your health.

Today, we’re sharing how you can use your family health history to create a proper fitness routine that addresses your primary health risks.

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The Importance of Physical Fitness for Adults 65+

May is an important month for senior citizens’ health. There are many awareness designations celebrated this month that apply to seniors, including:

  • Older Americans Month
  • Senior Citizens Month
  • Physical Fitness and Sports Month
  • Mental Health Month
  • Osteoporosis Prevention Month
  • Stroke Awareness Month

In honor of all of these special designations, we’re sharing why it’s important that adults 65+ stay active.

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Does Getting Better Sleep Help With Weight Loss?

The #1 health struggle for many Americans — as well as the #1 New Year’s resolution — is weight loss.

While many people focus on diet and exercise as a means to cut down the pounds, there are other lifestyle adjustments you can make to aid your weight loss efforts. One such way to achieve weight loss while improving your overall health? Try getting a good night’s sleep.

What does sleep have to do with weight loss? Read more about the connection below.

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Stop Your Sneezes & Stomachaches With Allergy Testing

May might be better known for the end of the school year, exam season, and of course Mother’s Day, but it’s also a big month for those who suffer from both environmental and food allergies.

Not only is May designated Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month, it’s also Celiac Disease Awareness Month! This means now is a great time to educate yourself, your family, and your employees on how allergies of all types impact your health — and how you can lessen their effects. We have the details below!
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