By: Tanvi Maharaja Heart attacks, as depicted through movies and television, characteristically depict a man grabbing the left side of his chest in seemingly agonizing pain. There has been substantial awareness about heart disease and any man with “crushing’ left-sided chest pain, going into his left arm or the left side of the jaw, is … More Go Red to Raise Awareness For Women’s Heart Health
By: Tanvi Maharaja October 21st to October 25th is National Health Education Week. Some things in life are so fundamental, it seems unnecessary to talk about them. Everyone seems to know how to remain healthy, right? The key factors of health: diet, exercise, sleep, psychosocial wellbeing, and lifestyle choices. The Solid Five! Pretty basic, right? … More National Health Education Week
By: Tanvi Maharaja, PT, DPT Growing up, kids fall all the time. Falling and getting up again are an integral part of the process of growing up. Unfortunately, things change dramatically as we age. After a certain point, falls can be pretty nasty. September 23rd is recognized as Falls Prevention Awareness Day, but … More Falls Prevention Awareness
By: Barbara Schwartz As I began to write this month’s blog post, I looked at a list of special “days” for September. Ah-ha! It’s National Yoga Awareness Month. I’m a yoga instructor and believe that yoga can benefit everyone and that a good yoga instructor can modify any yoga practice to match anyone’s ability. Yoga … More Suicide Prevention Day
By: Barbara Schwartz July 28 is World Hepatitis Day We have Memorial Day and Mothers’ Day. Fathers’ Day, July 4th, and Labor Day. Do we really need a Hepatitis Day in the middle of all our summer celebrations? Yes! Currently, scientists have identified Hepatitis A, B, C, D, and E and there are only vaccinations … More What is World Hepatitis Day?
By: Tanvi Maharaja June is Men’s Health Month. And of course, we had Father’s Day earlier this month. So, what could be a better time to celebrate the men in our lives? As moms, we are grateful for the men in our lives, past and present, who influence our lives and help us through the … More Men, Health, and Moms
By: Jennifer Lonergan Throughout the year, we have different months assigned to specific safety cautions. In March, there is Ladder Safety. May has three categories: National Electric Safety, Motorcycle Safety, and Building Safety and so on for the other months. June is dedicated to safety in our everyday lives, not just specific occupations or activities. … More June Is National Safety Month