4 Essential Health Tests for Men Of All Ages

Men are leading longer, healthier lives. One of the things that makes this possible is routine screening for common health concerns. While some screenings may vary based upon individual health history, there are four medical tests every man should have. These are: thyroid, vitamin D, cholesterol and diabetes.  Continue reading “4 Essential Health Tests for Men Of All Ages” »

4 Essential Lab Tests for Women of All Ages

No one enjoys having their blood drawn, but blood testing provides essential information. By looking at the results of blood testing, experienced technicians or your doctor can understand how well your body is performing, and make recommendations for further screenings. Regardless of their age, every woman should undergo four blood tests. Continue reading “4 Essential Lab Tests for Women of All Ages” »

Make Healthier Holiday Meal Choices This Year

When most people contemplate the holidays, staying healthy isn’t their goal. Nonetheless, it’s possible to enjoy a healthy Thanksgiving and Christmas without sacrificing any of the fun or flavor. From making lower fat alternatives to using good portion control practices, it’s possible to have a healthy Thanksgiving (and eat some stuffing too).

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Tuning in to Your Bone and Joint Health

How often do you think about your bone and joint health? If you’re like most people, the answer is “not often.” That’s why Bone and Joint Health Week is so important. During this year’s Bone and Joint Health Week, which is October 12-20, you have an opportunity to learn more about healthy bones and joints. Continue reading “Tuning in to Your Bone and Joint Health” »

Mental Illness Awareness Week

The first full week of October is Mental Illness Awareness Week. Although mental health problems are gaining steadier awareness every year, they are often neglected. A majority of mental illnesses are invisible and because we cannot see anything physically broken we can more easily ignore the problem. Millions of people worldwide struggle with mental illness yet it continues to be stigmatized in the workplace and glamorized in the media.

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Craving a Change? Try These Foods to Boost Male Health 

Did you know that there are foods that boost male health? You read that right. Some foods specifically help men feel strong and healthy. If you’re missing these items from your diet that could very well be the reason why you feel tired all the time. Certain vitamins and nutrients benefit your body making you operate optimally.

Your physical and mental well-being remains in the balance. It’s up to you to choose foods that boost male health. Here are some suggestions that do the body good.

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