Seven Exercises to Do at Work
Jul 29, 2014
ClenchesFor buns of steel, clench your buttocks and hold for ten seconds. Do five sets of eight reps. The beauty of this exercise is that your supervisors and coworkers won’t see any movement and need not even know that you’re secretly exercising on the job.Ankle RotationsRotate your...
Salad in a Jar
Jul 24, 2014
Written by Annika Braun, Wellness CoordinatorI love this idea because the layers allow you to make five of these jars ahead of time on the weekend, in preparation for the week, without having the veggies get soggy! I just bring a big Tupperware container with me to work to dump it into to make...
Cool Off with a Pineapple Salsa Smoothie
Jul 23, 2014
Looking for a healthy summer treat?  Try this awesome recipe for a Pineapple Salsa Smoothie.Pineapple Salsa Smoothie              1 C coconut water2 ½ C diced pineapple, fresh or frozen1 C firmly packed baby spinach1...
Raspberry-Lemon Cheesecake Smoothie
Jul 23, 2014
Chill out this summer with this healthy, tasty smoothie recipe!Raspberry-Lemon Cheesecake Smoothie         1 C coconut water¾ c raw unsalted cashews, soaked½ banana1 C raspberries3 T freshly squeezed lemon juice1 T pure maple syrup1 t...
5 Healthy Eating Tips Everyone Should Know
Jul 5, 2014
Did you know that the choices you make in the grocery store, in your garden, or with a friend at a restaurant about what to eat can increase or decrease your chances of heart disease, cancer, diabetes and depression?Making healthy decisions will boost your energy, sharpen your memory and stabilize...
How to Get Your 5 Daily Servings of Fruit & Veggies
Jun 8, 2014
Most of us hear that to have a healthy diet we need to eat 5 servings (one serving is about half a cup) of fruits & vegetables each day, but few of us actually do!Fortunately it's not as hard as you might think to eat healthy. Here are a few easy things you can try:Healthy Eating...
E-Cigarettes: Good or Bad?
Dec 6, 2013
You have probably heard a lot about electronic cigarettes lately.  They are also called e-cigarettes or e-cigs, and some people believe they're a way to help quit smoking.But that hasn't been proven.In fact, if you take up e-cigs you may just be switching out one type of cigarette for...
Quit Tobacco It's Never Too Late to Quit
Dec 5, 2013
The Great American Smokeout event held at the hospital and Stuart Ave. Clinic on Nov. 21 gave staff and the community an opportunity to learn more about our smoking cessation program from our new tobacco navigator Lisyuri Gallardo. Employees were invited to wear hats to work that day to signify...
Cold and Flu Tips for Diabetics
Nov 19, 2013
It is Cold and Flu Season!Searching for relief for your runny nose, sore throat, or cough? Because illness causes your body to release stress hormones that naturally raise blood glucose, you'll want to be sure that over-the-counter medications won't increase blood glucose levels, too.Keep it simple...
Drug Take-Back Day This Month
Oct 22, 2013
DEA coordinates with local and regional law enforcement agencies across the country to set up disposal sites during each Take-Back Day. During the sixth, and latest, National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on April 27, 2013, disposal sites collected twice the amount of unneeded and expired...

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