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Signs you may need a mental health day

August 29, 2014
When you have a cold or the flu, are suffering from a migraine or your allergies flare up, you may have no problem calling into work to take a sick day.

Parents may return to regular exercise when kids are in school

August 29, 2014
During the summer months, it may be challenging for parents to partake in a regular exercise routine because their children are home all day and likely have a variety of activities.

Delayed school start time for adolescents may improve health

August 29, 2014
It’s not uncommon for teenagers to not get enough sleep each night, but having an early school start time may exacerbate this problem and negatively affect their overall health and well-being, according to a new study.

New recommendations released for overweight people with heart risks

August 29, 2014
The United States Preventative Services Task Force recently released new recommendations for individuals who are overweight or obese and have a higher risk of heart disease, stating that these men and women should be sent by physicians for intensive behavioral counseling regarding diet and exercise.

Some people may suffer from the sleep issue sleep drunkenness

August 27, 2014
There are a variety of sleep-related issues that people may suffer from, and a new study found that one such disorder known as sleep drunkenness may affect 1 in 7 people.

Pediatricians suggest new dental recommendations for children

August 26, 2014
It's important that parent's begin to pay attention to their children's oral health when babies begin teething - which may be soothed with teething tabs.

Outdoor workouts offer an alternative to the gym

August 26, 2014
When the weather is nice and warm during the summer months or pleasant and breezy during the fall or spring, you might feel a sense of cabin fever spending all of your fitness session at the gym.

Study: Why do seniors have sleep issues?

August 25, 2014
It's common for people to develop sleep issues as they get older, including falling and staying asleep as well as insomnia and waking too early in the morning.

Many seniors' medications may lead to increased risk of falls

August 25, 2014
About 50 percent of the most common medication prescribed to seniors may increase their risk of falling, according to a recently published study of 64,000 people in Sweden over the age of 65.

Benefits of Pilates for back pain

August 22, 2014
Exercise and physical activity offers people benefits for their overall health and wellness.