It's been a long, hot day. First a morning of yard work, then three hours helping coach the kids' baseball and soccer games, followed by the weekly shopping. Now you're finally heading home with a week's worth of groceries to unload and put away. You're tired and thirsty, cranky with your family, and wincing at the throbbing in your temples. You could also be experiencing the first symptoms of dehydration, which is far more common than most people realize.Read More
Spring is just around the corner, and after the long winter months most of us are ready for sunnier days and more time spent outdoors. Even if you've been following an indoor exercise regimen or participating in winter sports, there's just something special about that first springtime walk—lacing up your shoes, heading out the door and pausing to inhale a deep breath of fresh air, fragrant with the promise of blooming plants and flowers. Here are a few tips for getting the most out of your walking routine:Read More
Right now is a good time to focus on ongoing fitness practices that can help to keep us healthy all year long. One daily practice you may want to consider is Tai Chi.
Tai Chi is a series of physical postures, or "forms", which are linked slowly and precisely by meditative movement. It originated in China more than 1,000 years ago and is considered a martial art that is practiced primarily for its health benefits, including reduction of tension and stress.Read More
It's a beautiful summer morning and you head to the beach. By mid-afternoon you're on your way to the ER. What went wrong?
Odds are, you thought the sun was your friend. But too much of a good thing can make you sick.Read More
Video offered by Assured Healthcare to help educate older adults and seniors about the potential benefits of exercise in improving brain health and reducing risk of stroke.Read More