Health & Wellness

Health & Wellness December 14, 2017

Kick the Habit: 6 Steps to Quit Smoking and Live a Tobacco-Free Life

Maggie K., Senior Editor

It's never too late to quit smoking. Did you know that more than 16 million Americans live with a smoking-related disease? Cigarette smoking is actually the leading cause of preventable disease and death in the U.S. That’s why it’s time for ...

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Health & Wellness December 12, 2017

Promoting Healthy Living Pays Off: Help Your Employees or Community Focus on Nutrition and Fitness

Heather M., Editor

With the holiday season upon us, it's a good time for people to think about their New Year's resolutions and start getting back in shape. Business and community leaders, take note: This is the perfect time of year to promote well-being. Help th...

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Health & Wellness December 8, 2017

‘Tis the Season to Be Feverish, Tired and Stuffed Up: Tips to Help Your Community Fight the Flu This Winter

Erika S., Editor in Chief

No matter how much you might dislike spring cleaning, mowing the lawn, raking leaves or shoveling snow, of all the seasons – flu season has to be your least favorite. CDC recommends a yearly flu vaccine as the first and most important step in p...

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Health & Wellness December 5, 2017

Threats and Outbreaks: Preventing the Spread of Emerging Infectious Diseases for a Healthier Community

Julia S., Editor

Your community knows how to avoid the common cold – after all, being around someone who is congested is a great incentive to wash your hands often and be more careful. But are the people in your community aware of how to protect themselves against...

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Health & Wellness November 15, 2017

Community Diabetes Awareness with QuickSeries and the American Diabetes Association

The QS Team

For nearly two years QuickSeries® has partnered with the American Diabetes Association (ADA) to bring readers the most current and relevant diabetes information. ADA and QuickSeries® are a perfect pairing as we share the same mission: to prevent d...

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Health & Wellness November 1, 2017

Keeping Citizens’ Type 2 Diabetes in Check: 6 Tips for Success at Healthy Living

Julia S., Editor

Diabetes is a very real epidemic. Even though type 2 diabetes most often occurs in adults, it is becoming increasingly common in children and teenagers. In the U.S., 30.3 million people have diabetes – that’s 9.4% of the population. According t...

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Health & Wellness October 26, 2017

Watch What You Eat! Managing Type 2 Diabetes in Newly Diagnosed Patients

Maggie K., Senior Editor

The American Diabetes Association reports that 1.5 million Americans are diagnosed with diabetes every year. That’s a staggering number of citizens who need the proper guidance and support to live long, healthy lives. While there is no cure for...

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Health & Wellness October 12, 2017

Healing from Depression: Are People in Your Community Familiar with the Treatment Options?

Heather M., Editor

You may be aware that depression is a common disorder, but did you know that of the 19 million adult Americans affected by it, only about one-third get the necessary treatment? Don’t let people in your community slip through the cracks – teach the...

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Health & Wellness October 3, 2017

From Self-Exams to Mammograms: Encourage Women to Take Action to Lower Their Risk of Breast Cancer

Erika S., Editor in Chief

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month – the perfect time to wear a pink ribbon and spread the word about the steps women can take to detect breast cancer. First, some facts: Both women and men can get breast cancer, though it is much more ...

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Health & Wellness September 28, 2017

Quitting Alcohol: Top 10 Strategies to Cut Down on Drinking for Good

Maggie K., Senior Editor

Whether we’re socializing with friends, celebrating a big milestone or unwinding after a stressful day, alcohol plays a big role in our social lives. For some, enjoying a cocktail is a once-in-a-while thing, but for others drinking too much alcoho...

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