How can you be sure that your healthy lifestyle habits are rubbing off on your children? While it may be something we all strive for, it’s not always easy to do. From our discussions with health-conscious parents, we’ve outlined a few ways to help you instill healthy habits in your kinds that can last a lifetime.
View videos about Under Armour’s new Healthbox, an interactive app/electronic toothbrush that helps teach kids about hygiene, and a skin patch from L’Oreal that will let you know when you’ve had too much sun.
Are you having difficulty maintaining your healthy 2016 resolutions? Getting tired of gym or yoga class already? From our experience with personal training, we know many New Year’s resolutions fade in February. Here are some helpful tips to keep you going – and turn your resolution into a lifestyle change.
Bodyweight workouts have become increasingly popular – and can be very effective. Unfortunately, some of these types of routines don’t incorporate the right amount of sweat, calorie-burning, and muscle stress to really make a difference. Here’s one that really works well – as long as you push yourself!
Retail clinic news: Philadelphia residents now have access to a new CVS MinuteClinic location at 1500 Spruce St. in Center City; Walgreens is switching to Epic EHRs; and the number of retail health clinics is expected to continue growing.
Latest retail clinic news: CVS MinuteClinic announces app plans for 2016, the Walgreens-Rite Aid deal is getting a heavy look from federal regulators, and a great article from U.S. News and World Report about choosing health plans to match your drug prescription needs.
It’s the holiday season, and in addition to more lights and spending you’re probably eating and drinking more than usual as well. Starting to think about your January health resolutions? Joining a gym or restarting a workout routine? These 5 tips from our fitness expert can help you avoid becoming a January casualty and make your new workout routine part of your new lifestyle.
No matter where you look, from brewing coffee with Keurig machines to making payments by swiping Apple Pay and Google Wallet, technology is creating change. The case is no different the health care world. Take a look at this “smart” thermometer that can plug into your phone, take someone’s temperature, track when medications were taken, and store results and health information to share with your doctor. All for $19.99.
It seems like big-time mergers and acquisitions are everywhere these days. In the beer world, Anheuser-Busch (Budweiser, etc.) is buying SABMiller (Miller Lite, etc.). American Airlines and US Airways merging. And now, two major pharmacy chains will join forces to compete with CVS Health, leaving us two major choices in the drugstore world. What does the Walgreens-Rite Aid deal mean for us as consumers?
The holidays are fast-approaching (seems to come quicker every year!) Surely you’ll be either hosting people or visiting family and friends in the next few weeks. We’ve updated a classic soup recipe that you can use for your pot luck item, holiday dinner, or any frosty day this winter.
Joining a gym and committing to an exercise program can be the first important step in your fitness and health journey. With so much information floating around, you may start to pick up some bad habits that can actually keep you from reaching your goals – or worse yet, give you more aches and pains than you started with.
Many people discuss year-end tax planning with their accountants and investment planning with their financial advisors, but most people don’t think about year-end “health care planning.” If you have a high deductible health plan (HDHP), you should. There are ways you can save yourself – and your family – substantial health care dollars. Here’s how.