Celebrating our nation’s independence with family and friends typically centers around food, fun, and especially fireworks! But that fun can be quickly doused when something goes wrong. In 2010, 8600 injuries were the result of fireworks, with 2 out of every 5 of those injured under the age of 15. Also, more fires are reported on the 4th of July than any other day of the year. Taking the right precautions will ensure you enjoy your holiday instead of dealing with serious injuries or even death.
Lifestyle is one of the main building blocks for health. What you do today can affect your health for years to come. For that reason a recent report from the CDC is stirring up quite a bit of concern pertaining to teens’ health. According to the CDC, the number of teens 12 – 19 years old who are diabetic or pre-diabetic has jumped from 9 percent (1999 – 2000) to 23 percent (2007 – 2008) in less than a decade. What is more troubling, diabetes is one of the controllable risk factors for cardiovascular diseas
Facebook announced today members have the option to share their organ donor status on Facebook's Timeline. Hillcrest's Web Services team put together this video to show our Facebook fans how to do so if they would like to share that information.
Life's problems often get in the way of your best intentions when it comes to exercise. However, a few simple adjustments in your schedule and thinking towards exercise can help incorporate exercise into your daily life, no matter what bumps along the road you may encounter.
The American Council on Exercise offers these possible solutions to combatting exercise "saboteurs":
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