We often like to think about retirement as being a stress free vacation - a much deserved rest and relaxation after decades of hard work. However, stress can hit us at any age and in fact, the over 60s are more prone than most other generations to it. These feelings and pressures often develop due to growing health problems, ... Continue Reading
Midland Health Corporate Wellness Blog
Are you one of the almost half of Americans who did not take a summer vacation? Do you often find yourself rushing from A to B with no time to breathe, working seven days a week and not taking time for lunch?
If so, it's time to take a break. It’s very easy to become caught up in work and routines and forget that we ... Continue Reading
In 2017, the American Cancer Society predicts that there will be nearly 1.7 million new cases of cancer in the United States. Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the US, causing 1 in 4 deaths. A study using information obtained by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recently named Kentucky as the U.S. state with ... Continue Reading
If you have a pet, whether your pet is a cat, a dog or an aquarium with fish, you are well aware of the calming effect pets have on your well-being. But what you may be less aware of is the multiple benefits pets have on your overall health, from helping to fight off depression and obesity to warding off diseases and easing ... Continue Reading
Marijuana is getting a makeover, in more ways than one. In light of the increasing research that offers support for the plant’s healing properties, the Wellness arena is taking notice, and many companies, and investors, are jumping at the opportunity to rebrand the herb’s image into products that shine a new light on this ... Continue Reading