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5 Apps You Can’t Live Without

Tracking calories and exercise is just an icon away. Fitness apps are easy, intuitive and really hold you  

How to overcome chronic stress

A little stress response can be a lifesaver in emergency situations, but for many of us stress has become a chronic – and toxic – way of life. In a healthy situation the body’s stress-response system is self-limiting, according to the Mayo Clinic. Once a perceived threat has passed, your adrenaline and cortisol levels drop,  

Beware of these health concerns while traveling

Vacations are meant to be a time for relaxation and comfort, but no matter where you decide to travel it’s important to consider the risks of contracting an illness. According to St. Elizabeth’s travel health, a lot of the symptoms that people contract are very common. “Some sickness, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea … that sort of  

Traveling this summer? Check out these tips now

Traveling overseas for business or pleasure can be exciting, but it can take a toll on your health. Before you hop on that plane, make an appointment with the experts at St. Elizabeth Business Health’s Travel Medicine program. “Countries outside of the United States have varying standards of care, and disease risks can change by  

Are you taking years off your life just sitting around?

A recent study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine reviewed information from 54 countries and found  

Benefits of quitting smoking are immediate, significant

It’s not too late to quit smoking, and some benefits are nearly immediate, a range of experts say.  

What makes up a healthy snack?

If you are trying to improve your health, you might want to change your snacking habits, say St.  

Caffeine: How much is too much?

Baby, it’s cold outside and that extra cup of hot tea or coffee sounds soooooo appealing. Can you indulge or should you take a pass? Americans love their caffeine in all its myriad forms – 80 percent of U.S. adults consume caffeine every day, according to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The typical adult  

Game outcome not what you wanted? Don’t take it out on your coworkers

Neither of the teams playing in this Sunday’s game  are area favorites, but in a big game it’s hard not to choose a favorite. Some will be rooting for the underdog, while others want to see Tom Brady ascend to greatness. If the team you’re cheering on loses, it could deeply impact your day the  

The benefits of empowering your team

Sometimes, for the perfectionist type at least, it may seem tempting to micro-manage your team to keep an