Making strong choices every day
They say “you are what you eat,” but you’re actually the result of many things. The exercise and rest you get. What you drink and what you breathe. Even your genes and the company you keep. It all contributes to your physical, mental, social, and spiritual wellbeing.
You may also be managing the health of your family-a big and potentially rewarding responsibility. Read on and discover ways for living a good life together. Enjoy the best “you” you all can be.
Is Meditation for Weight Loss the Right Choice for You?
Is it possible to use the stress-relieving benefits of meditation for weight loss? A few small studies have been performed on this question — with mixed results — but the issue is worth further investigation.
Organ and Tissue Donation: Giving What You Can
Donating of yourself is an amazing way to save the lives of many people. It can be a little scary to make the decision, though, in part because there are still many misconceptions about organ and tissue donation. However, many people are willing to donate blood, which helps thousands of people every year. Most blood, organ, and tissue donations must be used quickly, so they go to people in your area. It's a great way to make a difference for people in your community.
What to Expect With Contrast for Scans
Imaging scans are a standard part of medicine. In addition to the familiar X-rays or ultrasound, your doctor may perform computed tomography (CT) or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Imaging tools use X-rays, radio waves, sound waves, or a magnetic field to produce images of your internal structures. The scans are invaluable in monitoring your health, guiding surgery, or diagnosing some medical conditions.
Your Relationship With Food: 5 Factors to Consider
In our society, our relationship with food is that it's more than fuel; it's often how we express ourselves and how we share our lives together. Food has its place in the foundation of relationships, whether we're dining out for a first date or bringing a meal to a friend to celebrate a big event or mourn a loss. Given its importance, it's vital that our relationship with food be a healthful one in order for us to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
4 Tips for Choosing an Outpatient Imaging Center
When your doctor says you need an MRI or a CT scan, you have more options than you may realize when it comes to where you receive that test. A decade ago, a hospital may have been the only option. But today, outpatient imaging centers are nearly everywhere. They offer the same services, but with faster, more convenient appointments, comfortable environments, and lower cost.