12017Nov
Blog: Harvest Your Healthy Family

Blog: Harvest Your Healthy Family

As the seasons change, Harvest A Healthy Family by finding ways to unite through wellness by invigorating daily routines of nutrition, exercise and living healthfully. A Latin poet once wrote “Life is not merely to be alive, but to be well.” Wellness is about living healthfully, not because you have to, but because you love…

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232017Oct
Skeletons in Your Closet

Skeletons in Your Closet

Ever heard the expression, “skeletons in the closet?” Usually this denotes some deep, dark secret, but we are here to tell you that we all have skeletons in the closet when our family histories are concerned. It is important to realize that your family history can directly effect your health. Whether it be a history…

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192017Oct
Don’t Get Fever Phobia!

Don’t Get Fever Phobia!

Don’t get fever phobia!  It’s hard to see your child suffer through a fever (also known as high temperature), and it can be difficult to determine whether your child requires a doctor’s visit or even a trip to the emergency room. Fevers themselves are generally not dangerous or harmful, but what causes high temperatures in…

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102017Oct
Back to Basics: National Chiropractic Health Month

Back to Basics: National Chiropractic Health Month

National Chiropractic Health Month, sponsored by the American Chiropractic Association (ACA), is observed nationwide every October. This year’s theme is “Back to Basics”, which focuses on the importance of overall health and injury prevention for maintaining a healthy spine. Approximately one quarter of US adults reported having low back pain lasting at least 1 day…

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282017Sep
Sweet Little Myths About Sugar

Sweet Little Myths About Sugar

It’s no secret that we as humans often crave a piece of chocolate or another sweet treat from time to time, but few of us know how much hidden sugar is in everyday items such as soft drinks, candy, pastries, cookies, and canned fruits. We all know there is sugar in the chocolate we crave,…

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262017Sep
Concussions: What’s the Impact?

Concussions: What’s the Impact?

When your child participates in sports activities, bumps and bruises are inevitable, but when those blows effect a child’s head it is important to pay attention for a possible concussion. Traumatic brain injuries (TBI), such as concussions, are any blow to the head which disrupts normal brain function. When allowed to heal properly, concussions are…

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212017Sep
Schedule Your Flu Shot Today

Schedule Your Flu Shot Today

It’s almost Fall, and health officials are beginning their yearly push to convince everyone to get the latest version of the flu shot. You may be wondering, “is it really important to get the flu shot and is it worth the hassle?” Every doctor or nurse will tell you “yes,” but you might still have…

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182017Sep
September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Suicide is an important public health issue, so we wanted to bring awareness this month, which happens to be ‘National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.’  While suicide prevention is important to address year-round, suicide prevention awareness month provides a dedicated time to come together with collective passion and strength around a difficult topic. Suicidal thoughts, much…

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242017Jul
Healthy Living:  Back Acne Prevention

Healthy Living: Back Acne Prevention

Acne is the most common skin condition in the United States affecting more than 50 million people. Back acne is caused by the body producing excess oil due to rising hormone levels in the blood and dead skin cells that do not shed properly on the back. You can reduce back acne breakouts by: Wearing…

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172017Jul
Healthy Living:  Morning Sickness Tips

Healthy Living: Morning Sickness Tips

Morning sickness affects more than half of pregnant women due to elevated estrogen levels, low blood sugar, and a heightened sense of smell. Follow the tips below to minimize the symptoms of morning sickness. Receive plenty of sleep Get out of bed slowly Avoid eating fatty and/or spicy foods, as well as caffeine Eat smaller…

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