Thursday, February 15, 2018

Five ways to prevent tired eyes caused by computer screens

Are you reading this blog post on a computer, tablet, or smartphone? In a world that is more and more lit by the soft glow of electric screens, there is some irony in telling you all about digital eye strain, but computer vision syndrome affects millions of people.

man at computer

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Winter running tips for staying warm and safe

It might be cold and snowy, but that doesn’t mean you have to hang up your running shoes. With a little bit of preparation, you can be a winter runner.

Even the most avid runners have second thoughts about going for a run in sub-freezing temperatures, but winter doesn’t have to be a time of setbacks or treadmill running. Follow our tips to make winter running fun and liberating.

man running in snow

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Why is it so tough to stay healthy in the winter?

When air gets colder and the lake effect weather begins to roll across central Indiana, Hoosiers have a greater chance of getting sick. Mid-winter brings snow, the flu season, and a chorus of sniffles and sneezing. Everywhere you turn, people are under-the-weather, making it harder to keep your kids healthy.

sick child in winter

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Getting a cervical cancer screening just might save your life

Early detection is a vital and important step in detecting and preventing cervical cancer. Cervical cancer develops slowly over time, but it is detectable by Pap smear (or Pap test). More cervical cancer awareness and testing is important because this type of cancer is easily prevented. Despite being detectable, it is the second most common type of cancer for females, with more than 12,000 women in the United States diagnosed each year.

mother and daughter hugging

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Healthy eating for people on the go

Having trouble sticking to your New Year’s resolution to eating healthy? We’re here to help. Keeping a goal to eat healthier is made easier if you focus on these two goals: managing your plate and choosing better snacks.

woman eating healthy snack