“That which we persist in doing becomes easier to do; not that the nature of the thing itself is changed, but that our power to do is increased.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson
I cannot remember a time when I have not been overweight. I have been overweight since age 5. For me, my obesity was only a small part of my life. I would get winded playing basketball with friends or I would realize I needed to buy a larger shirt. I never saw myself becoming morbidly obese.
Did you know that 85% of all fire deaths occur in the home? Almost half of home fires occur in homes without smoke alarms. Mostly, home fires result from:
Taylor Cheeley, Chief Operations Officer of Smartway
Before Smartway, we were just a couple of ordinary college students. Our only focus was school, and our aspirations matched our majors. Once we came up with the Smartway idea, everything quickly changed. The concept of Smartway, a female urine funnel, came from trying to find the perfect solution to a very common problem: women’s health concerns related to public restrooms.
A good night’s sleep can improve your health in a number of ways. Better sleep can improve your mental and physical health, safety, and overall quality of life. Lack of sleep can cause you to wreck your car or possibly have an accident with machinery at work. For children and teens, sleep also helps support growth and development. How you sleep greatly affects how you feel when you are awake. There are several health issues that cause lack of sleep such as insomnia, depression, and anxiety. Below are six ways to improve your sleep and health.
Eating Well has many tasty recipes that we often like to share. The latest one, Mixed Lettuce Salad with Cucumber Herb Vinaigrette is not only healthy summer salad, but also tastes great and is sure to please anyone’s palette!
Dr. Elana Schrader is fiercely intelligent, practically sparkling with her wit and in command of health care industry trends and management best practices. In her current role as Vice President of Product for Florida Blue, Elana is tasked with developing and managing a dynamic portfolio of insurance and care offerings that reflect the needs of the market. One may not imagine that she’d consider her greatest accomplishment the loving relationship shared by her three daughters, or that mentoring employees at Florida Blue gives her unparalleled satisfaction. I learned in my interview for the Florida Blue Radio “Women in Leadership” series that Elana is far more then the sum of her successes. She is a woman who’s learned that leadership is best when it is rooted in vulnerability.
If you’re a Florida Blue member, you may not know what great tools you have have access to. Did you know you have a suite of tools available through WebMD? Simply register on FloridaBlue.com and select My Health from WebMD under the Health & Wellness tab. Below are the various things you can do in order to be in more control of your health and well-being!
This corn and basil cake recipe is a great side dish for any summertime barbeque! Not only is it pretty healthy, but also very delicious.