Health & Wellness
Rid the pantry of unhealthy temptations
For many, the pantry is that valued storage spot housing dry and nonperishable foods ready to create delicious meals and treats. For some trying to lose weight and develop healthier habits, however, the pantry can hold a world of temptation. But the pantry can actually complement your efforts to develop a healthy lifestyle. Here's how.
Become the boss of your weight loss
From take-out to drive-thrus, it's easy to fall into traps of convenience and temptation when trying to lose weight. Here are five of tips to becoming the boss of your own weight loss.
Get your credit score bikini ready
The same principles that can help you look good can help your credit score be its best, too. Practice good diet and exercise habits and you'll look and feel better. Practice smart money management and your efforts will show in your high credit score.
Five steps to impact community health positively through education
Health education is a rewarding career for many. You don't have to be a doctor or a nurse to become involved. It takes professionals in accounting, research, law and administration - as well as individuals who enjoy working with people - all collaborating to improve the well-being of others. Why care about community heal...
A career in nursing can be fulfilling
If you are searching for a career that offers many opportunities, take a close look at the nursing profession. Nursing is projected to grow faster than average for all occupations through 2020, as reported in the 2012 Occupational Outlook Handbook, from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). A degree in nursing offers mor...
Five tips for choosing a hospital
Americans are faced with many purchasing choices every day. From cars to restaurant meals, informed consumers often take the opportunity to research their options before making a decision to buy the item that best fits their needs. So why don't Americans apply the same rigor when choosing a hospital? Like any other product or service, all hospital care is not equal, and not every hospital is right for every person. In fact, the quality of care you receive can have a big impact on your health,...
Summer health: stop frequent heartburn
Summer is here, which means it's time to pack your bags for vacation, dust off your beach umbrella and fire up the grill. Unfortunately many people will not only feel the summer heat outside with friends, but also inside their chest. Summer is prime time for heartburn.
New research shows health benefits of salt
In a recent New York Times article, award winning science journalist Gary Taubes describes the considerable efforts and expenditures made by government public health agencies to support and promote salt restriction, despite clinical evidence which does not support population-wide salt reduction strategies. Here are the f...
Five tips for choosing a home health care agency
Recovering from an illness or injury can be easier with home health care, which provides you with a wide range of services to help you recover in the comfort of your home. Home health care helps you get better, regain your independence and become as self-sufficient as possible.
Five tips for choosing a nursing home
Transitioning to life in a nursing home can be difficult, especially after living independently. When thinking about the next step for yourself or a loved one, it is important to consider how the quality of care you receive will affect your health and well-being. It's helpful to plan ahead, consider all your long-term-care options, and make good financial plans early.