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10 Things You Should Know About Whooping Cough

By at January 6, 2011 | 11:29 pm | 0 Comment

10 Things You Should Know About Whooping Cough

10 Things You Should Know About Whooping Cough by Andi Vollenweider 1. Whooping cough (aka pertussis) can be a serious illness for adults and adolescents, and is potentially fatal in infants. 2. It is a highly contagious disease, caused by the Bordetella pertussis bacterium. 3. Whooping cough starts out as a common cold in adults, with symptoms including runny more...

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Letter from Nurse Kimberly on 90 Pound Weight Loss

By at January 5, 2011 | 9:21 pm | 3 Comments

Letter from Nurse Kimberly on 90 Pound Weight Loss

Hi Everyone! Nurse Kimberly Here. I wanted to share a little bit about myself and why I am on a mission to help moms, dads, and families get healthy. It was not too long ago that when I would step on the scale it would scream a frightening almost 230 pounds. Being overweight was not something that happened suddenly. In fact, I had struggled with my weight for as long more...

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Sitting in the Sun? Good or Bad?

By at January 4, 2011 | 1:57 pm | 0 Comment

Sitting in the Sun? Good or Bad?

Sitting in the Sun? Good or Bad? by Angie, R.N. I remember sitting next to my grandmother. She was always warm, comforting, and squishy (you know what I mean). She was always ready and available for a chat or story.   One snowy Christmas day, when all the presents were opened and the adults were happily getting sloshed on rum punch, my grandma and I took out the more...

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3 Solutions that Failed to Solve Obesity Epidemic

By at January 3, 2011 | 10:38 pm | 3 Comments

3 Solutions that Failed to Solve Obesity Epidemic

3 Solutions that Failed to Solve Obesity Epidemic by Professor Jay Snaric Two thirds of all Americans are overweight or obese.  That means when you go to the mall for every ten people you see six will be overweight or obese.  AMAZING!  This number is growing.  Soon seven out of ten people will be overweight or obese.  It is now more common for adults in our society more...

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How to Improve Self Confidence and Self Esteem

By at January 3, 2011 | 9:24 pm | 0 Comment

How to Improve Self Confidence and Self Esteem

How to Improve Self Confidence and Self Esteem by Professor Jay Snaric The science of social psychology is the study of how people influence and are influenced by other people.  Assuming you interact with at least one other person every day, the study of social psychology is relevant to you.  In social psychology, the idea of self-concept has been rigorously more...

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