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Category: Health & Wellness
Spring Cleaning Out the Kitchen
Spring is here, with its cool dewy mornings and warm sunny afternoons, it’s the perfect time to start that deep cleaning. Perhaps you’re planning to clean out your closets, organize your desk or wipe down some baseboards, but the kitchen is one of the most important spaces to deep clean.
The kitchen is the heart of the home; it’s used by all family members, and many of us spend a great deal of our time there. Having a clean and well-organized kitchen not only feels good, but it’s also easier to work in and it’s safer when it comes to the foods we eat. Below you’ll find some tips for cleaning and organizing your kitchen spaces.
Take Care of Yourself
As we settle into the new year, it is a good time to begin to incorporate self-care into your daily routine.
February is Heart Health Month
The Tevis Center for Wellness has a number of programs planned in honor of Heart Health Month! Call 410-871-7000 for more information.
The Basics of COPD
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, is a disease of the lungs that makes breathing difficult. Most cases are caused by smoking. Exposure to the toxins in cigarettes cause permanent damage to the lining of the lungs. Types of COPD include emphysema and chronic bronchitis.
Mental Health and the Holiday Season
The winter holiday season can be a joyous time, but it can also be a time of heightened emotional stress and triggers for challenges related to mental health, substance use and grief. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, one in five adults lives with a mental health condition, and 17 million U.S. adults with mental illness were also experiencing a substance use disorder, according to the 2020 National Survey on Drug Use and Health.
Emergency Department or Urgent Care?
When unexpected injury or illness strikes, your first instinct may be to go to the hospital’s emergency department.
Prepare for a Healthier Turkey Day
Soon it will be time to gather and celebrate the harvest and other blessings of the past year. While it’s also a time to shop, prep, cook, bake, share and enjoy great food, Thanksgiving can also be an excuse to overeat.
Here are some tips to get through late November without becoming as stuffed as the turkey:
Durable Medical Equipment Contributes to Independent Living
Durable medical equipment (DME) is equipment and supplies ordered by a healthcare provider for everyday or extended use.
Total Health Expo Starts Monday, October 24!
Get a taste for healthier living—both virtually and in person—with exciting health and wellness events for the entire family! Don’t miss your chance to learn beneficial tips, tricks and practices for the mind and body from October 24 through 29. Some events require registration. Visit lifebridgehealth.org/totalhealthexpo to learn more. Read More