10 tips for surviving a severe allergy season

My colleague Brady Dennis reported recently that the arrival of all this warm weather will soon unleash a pollen tsunami in many parts of the country. Here are some survival tips from Clifford W. Bassett, an allergy specialist and assistant clinical professor of medicine at the New York University School of Medicine. • Wear oversized […]

Thousands Turn Out For Walk For Women’s Wellness At Delco Park

DAYTON — Making strides against breast cancer, that’s the goal of a special walk Sunday. At Delco Park, more than 1,500 people turned out for the Walk for Women’s Wellness. The event featured a brief walk, health booths, vendors and a cookout. The money raised benefits the Women’s Wellness Fund for the Kettering Health Network. […]

Programming Yourself for Wellness

The topic of “wellness” is an outgrowth of the realization that there is more to being healthy than the absence of illness. Like “sickness,” wellness is difficult to define. Wellness in an ongoing process of fully living. Here are some definitions about it. WELLNESS IS: A CHOICE — A decision you make to move toward […]

Fuel Up To Play 60 Program Gives Students Experience Of A Lifetime

Four Holbrook Junior High School students were given an experience of a lifetime Dec. 8 when the Arizona Cardinals took on the St. Louis Rams. Kobi Koerperich, Arizona’s state ambassador for Fuel Up to Play 60, and Holbrook Unified School District Ambassadors Ellie Smith, Griffin Lamb and Cole McDaniel led the Arizona Cardinals starters onto […]

Does Your Office Have These Health Landmines?

The end of the calendar year often means setting personal and professional goals for the coming year. Employee health and engagement firm Keas conducted a survey that found several health “land mines” that challenge workers who are trying to eat more healthfully, reduce stress, and get in shape – 2014 goals that 82 percent of respondents share. […]

Small businesses offer creative wellness programs

Cyndi Takacs went the extra miles last year to earn additional paid time off, and she plans to do the same this year. She and other employees at Excelas, a medical consulting firm with 44 staffers in Cleveland, get one extra hour of paid time off for every 33,000 steps they take during the first […]

Knock off stubborn office fat, wellness expert shows how

New Delhi: Eating on the go, being chained to the desk while fighting deadlines, bingeing as well as travel among others can stealthily pile on the kilos to modern office goers, says wellness writer Namita Jain. Namita, a certified trainer and fitness consultant offers handy tips to guide a working person towards knocking off stubborn […]

First African-American Male Wellness Walk is Saturday

Reality television personality Omarosa Manigault-Stallworth, a Youngstown native, is scheduled to participate in Saturday’s inaugural Youngstown/Warren African-American Male Wellness 5-Mile Run/Walk. Omarosa, known for her appearances on Donald Trump’s “The Apprentice” and other reality shows, will march in honor of deceased actor Michael Clarke Duncan, her fiance. She will also appear at a private pre-event […]

Rite Aid holding a free health and wellness fair for Birmingham seniors

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Wednesday is National Senior Citizens Day and Rite Aid is celebrating by offering a free health and wellness fair for local seniors. On August 21 from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. area seniors can attend the fair at the East Pinson Valley Recreation Center, 3000 Jefferson State Parkway on the campus of Jefferson State Community […]

Hump Day Health Tip: Get Some Sleep!

It feels good to sleep, doesn’t it?  And being able to sleep in for a mom is like winning the lottery.  It’s a rare achievement, and an almost impossible feat! Well, the good news is, we don’t have to slumber late into the morning to get enough shut-eye.  Although sleep needs vary from person to […]