Tag Archives: stay healthy

Handwashing for a Healthy Life and Community

December 14th, 2020
When it comes to staying healthy, it helps to remember your mom’s advice to, “Wash your hands.” And the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention backs up your mom. They maintain that, “Keeping hands clean is one of the most important steps we can take to avoid getting sick and spreading germs to others.” Let’s explore why the CDC’s statement is true. First, consider these germ facts, courtesy of Tri-County Health Care in Minnesota: • There are between 2…

Health At Any Age!

July 20th, 2015
As I cross the threshold into my thirties this year, I suddenly find myself wondering, how can I age gracefully? What do I need to do NOW to ensure health at any age? Here are a few tips that promise to ensure health and happiness as each and every decade approaches. 20’s - ACTUALLY Eat Healthy The 20’s are a great time to build healthy eating habits that can last you a lifetime. Thanks…

Screening Sense

June 22nd, 2015
Everybody wants to stay healthy and live a long life, and prevention of disease is one way to help you meet that goal. But some disorders, like many cancers, can’t be prevented. The next best thing is to detect them in their earliest stages when they’re most amenable to treatment. Routine screening tests are recommended for some of the more common cancers like breast and prostate. Until recently, the guidelines for screening set…