What Makes Us Healthy?

There are many different aspects of health. When thinking of health, we tend to immediately think of our physical/ biological health. What really is health? Health is defined as “the state of being free from illness or injury.” However, we know this is just one piece of the pie. There is our mental health, social … Continue reading What Makes Us Healthy?

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Healthy Barbeque Behaviors

The 4th of July might as well be national barbeque day. Commemorating Independence Day usually means hot dogs, hamburgers, beers, sun, and time spent with family and friends. While we should all enjoy ourselves this holiday weekend, it is important to consider our health to make sure that we are well enough to continue celebrating … Continue reading Healthy Barbeque Behaviors

Exercise Promotes Healthy Tummy

We all know that regular exercise (and healthy eating) will cause you to have a tight tummy, but new research revealed that exercise also promotes a healthy gut. They study by researchers at University Cork in Ireland that was published June 9 in the journal Gut found that exercise could increase the diversity of bacteria … Continue reading Exercise Promotes Healthy Tummy

Babies Who Get Dirty Are Healthy

Babies crawling to chase after bugs or the family pet are off to a healthy start. According to a new study, babies who are exposed to household dirt, pollen, and pet dander have a lower risk of developing asthma or allergies. The study published June 6 in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology found … Continue reading Babies Who Get Dirty Are Healthy