4 tips for making your college experience a happy one

Regular exercise is a key component of staying healthy while in college.

Earning a diploma and preparing yourself for a professional career are generally considered the two most important aspects of the college experience. At the same time, though, you’re going to want to make sure your time in school is happy and personally satisfying.
Here are a few tips you’ll…

4 ways to eliminate stress from your work day

Eliminate Stress

When you have a career in health care, stress is sometimes going to be a necessary part of your day – that’s what happens when so many people rely on you for quality care. Of course, any profession comes with a bit of stress now and then. Whether you have a job as a certified medical assistant…

New York City set to raise legal smoking age

With proposed new age limits, New York City aims to make it more difficult for young people to gain access to tobacco products.

The detrimental health effects of smoking tobacco products have long been known.1 With that in mind, federal, state and local governments have tried any number of measures over the years to discourage people from smoking.
Raising taxes has been the most often used device in that effort, while…

Winter preparation tips for college students

With winter approaching, you'll want to start preparing for the frigid temperatures it is sure to bring.

Being successful in college isn’t just about studying hard and getting good grades, it’s also a matter of managing the outside pressures of life.
One of those pressures you’ll have to handle is the onset of winter. When you were growing up, your parents probably helped you through the colder…

Top tips to help health care workers manage Holiday Hellth

Healthcare Worker Stress

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The holidays get most people excited for time off, festive decorations, yummy food and celebration. But, injuries, illness and accidents don’t take a holiday vacation – and neither do all health care workers.
While you’re unwrapping presents, health care…

Avoid Holiday ‘Hellth’

Holiday Hellth

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, many of us are ready to celebrate but are also feeling the stress that comes with the season. If you’re feeling it too, you’re not alone. For health care workers, who often have to work on holidays, stress levels can reach a tipping point. What’s…

Skipping breakfast could be bad for your heart

Skipping breakfast could have negative consequences for your heart health.

While the cliche “breakfast is the most important meal of the day” has been around for some time, the evidence to support this claim keeps rolling in. The latest finding? Men who skip breakfast are more likely to have a heart attack.
According to a study published in the July 2013 issue of the…