Posts in Health and Wellness
A Case for Meditation

Stress. It's a killer. In fact, it is THE killer.

Disease (AKA "Dis" "Ease") is caused by stress and it comes in forms of physical, mental, emotional and spiritual. Whether it's physical inflammation causing pain or emotional distress causing insomnia or external forces bearing down on us, it is all stress.

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Childhood Obesity Awareness

About 1 in 6 (17%) children in the United States has obesity. Certain groups of children are more affected than others. National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month provides a chance for all of us to learn more about this serious health condition. While there is no simple solution, there are many ways communities can support children with their journey to good health.

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Problem Solving & Rest: Another Look at the Eureka Phenomenon

“It is my belief, you see, that thinking is a double phenomenon like breathing.” – Asimov

If you have ever watched the classic television series House — you’ll find that every medical mystery is solved in the most unusual moments. Without fail, House’s uncanny ability to problem solve, kicks in while he sits in the hospital cafeteria, mid-sentence while talking to a team member or any other situation where he doesn’t outwardly appear to be focusing on the problem on deck.

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10 Things You Should Know About Hearing Loss & Your Health

The Better hearing Institute (BHI) reports that recognizing and treating hearing loss may help more than just your hearing. BHI is working to raise awareness of the link between hearing loss and other important health issues. As part of its awareness and outreach efforts, BHI is encouraging adults of all ages to take the free, quick, and confidential online hearing check on the BHI website. Anyone can take the online survey to determine if a comprehensive hearing test by a hearing professional is needed as a next step.

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