Health & Wellness

Health & Wellness, Work Life & Safety May 30, 2019

Stress in Emergency Responders: Know the Warning Signs

Krystina C., Editor

Emergency responders are usually the first on the scene to face challenging and stressful situations. They are also the first to reach out to disaster survivors and provide them with emotional and physical support. These duties, although criticall...

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Health & Wellness May 15, 2019

High Blood Pressure Education: Help Your Family Member Keep It Under Control

Clarissa S., Editor

What Is High Blood Pressure? High blood pressure (HBP) is a disease in which blood flows through blood vessels at a higher than normal pressure. It is sometimes referred to as hypertension. Potential complications associated with HBP are chronic ...

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Health & Wellness, Security & Preparedness April 30, 2019

Less Stress Is Best: Effective Self-Care for First Responders

Amanda S., Editor

From personal emergencies to large-scale natural disasters, first responders play a vital role in keeping us safe. Emergency medical services (EMS) personnel face trauma every day and are constantly putting their lives on the line for others. This...

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Health & Wellness April 23, 2019

Safe Sex Is Better Sex: 10 Steps to Prevent STIs

Julia S., Editor

STIs ­(sexually transmitted infections) are spread by sexual contact and can affect anyone. The truth of the matter is that if you’re sexually active, you can get an STI – which is why it’s so important to know how to protect yourself. Read and sh...

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Health & Wellness, Home Life April 11, 2019

New Moms Need Good Nutrition when Breastfeeding

Heather M., Editor

Your nutrition when breastfeeding is vitally important for both you and your infant. To make plenty of quality milk for your precious little one, you need to make sure you have a healthy diet. Also, always follow your doctor’s advice. Get the Bes...

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Health & Wellness March 21, 2019

Healthy Sleep Habits: Useful Tips on Catching Some Zs

Maggie K., Senior Editor

From the rest-deprived parent to the overworked shift person, most people crave a good night’s sleep. In fact, most healthy adults need between seven to nine hours of sleep per night to function at their best – but few are actually able to achieve...

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Health & Wellness, Military Life March 14, 2019

Sexual Assault Against Men: Myth vs. Fact

Krystina C., Editor

Some people believe that sexual assault happens only to women. However, at least one in six men have been sexually abused or assaulted, whether in childhood or as adults. Debunking the Myths Myth: Men can't be sexually assaulted. Fact: Anyone c...

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Health & Wellness February 21, 2019

Find Out How Screenings, Vaccines and Healthy Choices Can Help Lower Cancer Risk

Erika S., Editor in Chief

Prevention is the best way to fight cancer. This means getting your community to do things that will protect their health, such as getting screened, exercising and quitting smoking. There are more than 100 kinds of cancer. Most are caused by a ...

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Health & Wellness, Security & Preparedness February 14, 2019

Respond to Hospital Emergency Situations with HICS

Heather M., Editor

As a health care administrator, it’s important to properly prepare the personnel in your facility to respond to any threat, disaster event or other emergency situation. For an effective response, every emergency incident calls for certain operatio...

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Health & Wellness February 5, 2019

Listening to America’s Pulse: 2 Key Steps to Beat Heart Disease

Julia S., Editor

Heart disease is a leading cause of death in the U.S. Inform your community about what factors increase their risk for heart disease – and how to reduce the likelihood of becoming a statistic. Coronary artery disease is the most common type of he...

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