We have all heard, over and over again, how important it is to drink water throughout the day. Water provides many health benefits: Studies show that drinking more water can reduce risks of some cancers, it alleviates headaches and constipation, assists in weight loss, aids in organ function, improves the health of your skin, ... Continue Reading
Midland Health Corporate Wellness Blog
Workplace Wellness is becoming increasingly important in today’s changing world. With higher levels of stress than ever before, today’s workforce needs their employer to provide the necessary tools of engagement for a healthier mind and body, thus creating a happier and more productive employee. Statistics have proven that ... Continue Reading
Have a healthy holiday season!
There is no easier time to toss your health aside than over the holidays. Between over-eating, squeezing in quick meals between hectic schedules of shopping and visiting family, feeling anxious about seeing family members that perhaps you don’t see often (especially if by choice!) ... Continue Reading
Can you get a flu shot too soon? The answer is: That depends.
It is difficult to think of flu season in August, yes August. That is when many retail pharmacies start to advertise flu shot distribution. Is getting a flu shot in August still going to protect you if the flu bug hits in February?
Keep in mind that big ... Continue Reading
“We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.”
~ Winston Churchill
Acts of generosity, such as giving your time, talent or resources, and expecting nothing in return, have been proven to be good for our health.Generous individuals are personally more fulfilled, happier and more peaceful ... Continue Reading
Hearing Loss: The third most prevalent chronic condition after high blood pressure and arthritis
My father is 91 years old and is profoundly deaf. Profoundly means 100%. He can’t hear at all. My sister is hard of hearing. This means she has difficulty hearing but, in her case, she wears a hearing aid and can hear you if ... Continue Reading