5 Basic Strategies for Boosting Your Health and Wellness


By Kim Thomas of US Health Corps Are you looking for some simple ways to improve your overall health? Then you will be happy to know that staying healthy doesn’t have to take a lot of time or effort. Some of the most effective strategies for strength and wellness start with a shift in your … Continue reading 5 Basic Strategies for Boosting Your Health and Wellness

Alzheimer’s, New Hope for Prevention and Reversal


By Freya Oostingh Alzheimer’s and hope are two words you seldom see together. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, “Alzheimer’s is the 6th leading cause of death and the only cause of death among the top 10 that cannot be prevented, cured or even slowed.” It is estimated that by 2050, ONE HALF of adults over … Continue reading Alzheimer’s, New Hope for Prevention and Reversal

Do you know your HEALTH4cast?


By Julia Nickey, Regional Director, Marketing & Communications Penn State Health St. Joseph Did you know there are four critical health numbers that measure your overall health? Blood pressure, blood sugar, cholesterol, and BMI are key indicators of your risk for diabetes and cardiovascular diseases such as heart attack and stroke. Knowing these numbers – … Continue reading Do you know your HEALTH4cast?

Managing Diabetes Takes a WHOLE-istic Approach to Health


By Kim Thomas of US Health Corps For people with diabetes, keeping close tabs on blood sugar levels is essential, even when they’re feeling fine. But there is much more to managing the chronic condition than simply monitoring glucose levels and managing medications. Your diet, lifestyle, and even your support system can have a huge … Continue reading Managing Diabetes Takes a WHOLE-istic Approach to Health

LIMIT SCREEN TIME for Physical and Mental Health


By Aparna Mele It is becoming apparent and no longer controversial:  Humans and their smartphones aren’t always a healthy mix. New research has been coming in over the last several years, suggesting that looking at screens for hours a day can have some serious health and mental health consequences. One new study found that time … Continue reading LIMIT SCREEN TIME for Physical and Mental Health

Sweet Brekkie Sweet Potato


The sweet potato is the new star of breakfast. What’s not to love? It’s delicious and versatile, plus loaded with fiber and nutrients like vitamins A and C and potassium. Best of all, it keeps well when made in advance. Get ready to love waking up in the morning with this delicious recipe Sweet Brekkie … Continue reading Sweet Brekkie Sweet Potato