Health & Wellness

Health & Wellness, Security & Preparedness February 14, 2019

Respond to Hospital Emergency Situations with HICS

Heather M., Editor

As a health care administrator, it’s important to properly prepare the personnel in your facility to respond to any threat, disaster event or other emergency situation. For an effective response, every emergency incident calls for certain operatio...

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Health & Wellness February 5, 2019

Listening to America’s Pulse: 2 Key Steps to Beat Heart Disease

Julia S., Editor

Heart disease is a leading cause of death in the U.S. Inform your community about what factors increase their risk for heart disease – and how to reduce the likelihood of becoming a statistic. Coronary artery disease is the most common type of he...

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Health & Wellness January 31, 2019

Opioid Addiction: Know the Warning Signs

Maggie K., Senior Editor

Opioid addiction is a very scary reality in America. Did you know that, every day, more than 115 Americans die from opioid overdose? That’s about 800 people a week, 24,000 a month, and an alarming 288,000 a year. While teaching opioid addiction pr...

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Health & Wellness, Home Life January 29, 2019

Cooking on Campus: A Student's Guide to Food Safety

Krystina C., Editor

Cooking doesn’t always take place inside the kitchen. For students living in dorms, mini fridges, microwave ovens and stovetop grills are often necessary for cooking and storing food. But whether you are cooking on campus or in your family's kitch...

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Health & Wellness January 8, 2019

7 Simple Spiritual Practices for an Enlightening New Year

Julia S., Editor

Every ending marks a new beginning – another try at getting things right. This new year, encourage your community to build a strong relationship with their spirituality by introducing some of these practices into their lives.   Adap...

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Health & Wellness, Home Life December 17, 2018

New Year's Resolutions: Make 2019 Your Fittest Year Yet

Amanda S., Editor

As 2018 draws to a close, it's time to start making those 2019 New Year's resolutions! There is just something about the promise of a new year that gets people motivated to improve their lives. From small self-care promises to physical, emotional ...

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Health & Wellness December 5, 2018

4 Ways Your Community Can Join In the Fight for an AIDS-free Future

Julia S., Editor

This World AIDS Day, raise awareness about AIDS and the global spread of HIV. Encourage your community to participate in the fight to end AIDS by educating themselves on this disease and the importance of getting tested for HIV. 1. Learn the Basi...

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Health & Wellness November 15, 2018

Cold or Flu? The Simplest Way to Tell Them Apart

Julia S., Editor

We are now in flu season – and it is expected to pick up soon, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Knowing whether you have the flu or a common cold isn't always straightforward, especially since many of their sympto...

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Health & Wellness November 13, 2018

The Great American Smokeout Encourages You to Pass on Puffing

Amanda S., Editor

The Great American Smokeout might conjure up images of juicy smoked briskets and delectable racks of saucy ribs, but that's not what this event is about. It carries far more weight than that. The American Cancer Society has been hosting the Great ...

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Health & Wellness November 1, 2018

Caregivers, Don't Forget to Care for Yourselves!

Heather M., Editor

If you’re a caregiver to your spouse, parent, child or other loved one, be proud! Your efforts enhance the quality of that person's life. This gift you give every single day is recognized during National Family Caregivers Month every November. H...

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