Healthy for Good Blog
This guest blog written by: Jess Murden who is a New Jersey volunteer and has been mostly involved with our Heart Walks. She has hosted many wellness/fitness events at the offices of our local sponsors and AHA events.
Maybe you’ve been hitting the gym every day, watching your calories and making better choices all around. Now it’s time for that fun summer trip you’ve been planning.
Are you worried that your break will derail your fitness goals? It doesn’t have to.
This guest blog post was written by Jeffrey M. Burnham, MD, FAAFP, CAQSM, Family Medicine/ Sports Medicine at Ochsner Health System in Baton Rouge.
As summer temperatures rise, so do the risks of dehydration, heat exhaustion and heat stroke — conditions that can seriously affect your health and even lead to death.
Summer’s in full swing, and we hope you’re enjoying some fun in the sun. We also hope you’re remembering to stay hydrated. The rule of thumb is to drink more than ten glasses of water per day — or even more if you’re getting vigorous activity on a hot summer day. Here are a few things to consider before you head outside.
For many, tobacco addiction is a struggle that can last a lifetime. The best way to lower your risk of serious health problems is to never start. That’s why raising the tobacco sales age from 18 to 21 nationwide is so important.
With summer nearly upon us, here’s a healthy idea that’s already catching on: Throw some fruits and veggies on the grill.
This guest blog is written by Robert Sanchez, M.D., FACC. Sanchez has been in leadership roles with the American Heart Association for more than a decade.
Doctors across the country routinely have unfortunate conversations that prove how important it is for people to know CPR – and to use it.
This guest blog was written by:Michael D. Parkinson, MD, MPH, FACPM. Dr. Parkinson serves on the GRA Health Strategies Committee and is a past member [2011-2015] of the GRA Board of Directors.
Imagine extending years of vitality for you and your loved ones while improving the health of the planet.
Got a fourth-grader in the house? Then there’s no better time to let you know about a program that helps families get outside and get moving.
May can be hectic. School’s winding down, students are graduating and wedding bells are ringing. When stress builds, some people relax by practicing yoga. But what about outdoor yoga?