Archives for 2014

Fun Ways to Exercise With Your Preschooler

As the 21st century continues to unfold, the health and fitness industries are thriving. This may be somewhat unsurprising given the mounting parental concern regarding how to raise healthy and happy children who will be able to lead lives marked by profound wellness into adulthood.

6 Ways To Help Your Child Eat Better

Obesity in children and adolescents is becoming a cause of serious concern in our country and though we are aware of how badly it can affect the physical and mental health of our children, we aren’t doing enough to keep them away from it. Poor nutrition and lack of exercise are the leading causes of […]

5 Ways to Beat Illnesses a the Office

Traditional office environments place co-workers in close proximity to each other for long periods of time every single day. In addition, many objects that range from door knobs to buttons on the copier machine are touched by numerous people each day. These are just a few of the reasons why contagious diseases and illnesses may […]

3 Tips to Stay Fit When Stuck in Hectic Work Schedule

Staying fit and healthy while stuck between a demanding job and household duties sounds like a near impossible task but you’d be happy to know that it is easier than you may think. At first, it may feel like a challenge for you to find time to go to the gym with everything else that […]

7 Ways to Deal with Seasonal Allergic Asthma

One out of every five Americans deals with asthma in some form. Many of those cases may be attributed to seasonal or allergy-induced cases of asthma. If you are one of those dealing with allergy-induced asthma, you don’t have to avoid the outdoors any longer–just avoid the common triggers of summer allergies and utilize one […]

Tips To Prevent Summer Allergies When Traveling

The summer season offers a great time to travel to places you couldn’t otherwise visit during the cold winter months. But before you start packing your bags, you should know that summer also brings with it an array of allergens, from the fully bloomed trees and green grass you see outside your window to the […]

New Clinic Opens in Wilkes-Barre

Geisinger Careworks Walk-In Clinic in the East Mountain Specialty Clinic at 1155 East Mountain Blvd., Wilkes-Barre, opened on Mon., 9/29/14. Hours are Mon. through Fri. 9 am to 8 pm and Sat. and Sun. 8 am to 6 pm. An open house will be held on Sat., Oct. 18, from 10 am to 1 pm. […]

5 Natural Ways to Boost Your Immune System

With each passing year there seems to be a new round of cures, medicines, commercials, and ads targeting cold sufferers with stuffy noses that always emerge. While it’s definitely no fun to feel the effects of a bug or virus, there are preventative measures and immune-boosting practices people can implement in order to keep sickness […]

Who Needs Flu Shots?

Getting a flu shot is definitely a good idea, especially for people who may be vulnerable to seasonal infections. Catching a flu virus can be much worse than getting a cold and can make you sick for a week or longer. While infants younger than six months old should not get the shot, it is […]

Top 5 Causes of Summer Allergies

Allergies can negatively affect your daily life. Most of us who suffer from allergies look forward to May, when the watery eyes, sniffling and sneezing seem to dissipate. But if you think that with spring, the allergy season has also passed, then you are wrong. Allergens are still on the rampage and attacking your system. […]