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A Lesson Learned During Quarantine: Time is Precious

While this pandemic has taught us many lessons, there is one thing we cannot give back: Time. It is easy to be stressed, irritable or lonely during these times, but do not forget to cherish the moments of watching your children grow. If you are struggling to look at the ‘brighter side of things’ during [...]

By |May 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Best Ways to Help Kids Through the Pandemic

Being at home all day, everyday with kids can be tough. Not only can it take a toll on you, but it can also take a toll on your child. If you feel like the pandemic is starting to affect your child, here are some great tips on how to help them get through it.

https://www.usnews.com/news/health-news/articles/2020-05-01/best-ways-to-help-kids-through-the-pandemic

By |May 5th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Panicking During a Pandemic

Let’s face it - we’re all going crazy with all the COVID-19 news around us. It’s hard to relax when everyone is stressing out about a virus. Keep yourself cool, calm, and collected by 6 helpful tips to feel less anxious.

https://www.mother.ly/child/managing-coronavirus-anxiety

By |March 27th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Leaving Your Baby to 'Cry it Out' Has No Adverse Effects on Child Development, Study Suggests

A group of researchers found that leaving a baby to "cry it out" could actually decrease the amount of crying at 18 months of age. A paper on the study was recently published in the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. A very interesting read for all the parents with new babies out there.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/03/200310193305.htm

 

By |March 22nd, 2020|Uncategorized|

5 Mental Health Benefits You Get From Golf

Golf provides mental and physical health benefits according to a Golf Digest study.  During these uncertain times with the pandemic, golf brings mental calmness and a sense of purpose.

https://www.golfdigest.com/story/5-mental-health-benefits-you-get-from-golf

By |March 18th, 2020|Uncategorized|

American Stroke Association - Golfing regularly could be a hole-in-one for older adults’ health

Golfing once a month was found to lower the risk of death among older adults, according to preliminary research to be presented at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2020 – Feb. 19-21 in Los Angeles, CA

https://newsroom.heart.org/news/golfing-regularly-could-be-a-hole-in-one-for-older-adults-health?preview=ec6c

By |February 16th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Farm-workers Face Daunting Health Risks in California’s Wildfires

Fire season in California unfortunately hits at peak harvesting time in the wine country. The workers will harvest all day in the heat, all while breathing in the soot from the fires that burn nearby. Inhaling all of these particles can pose a threat to the workers. Health has now become a major concern for [...]

By |November 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|

British Journal of Sports Medicine - Playing Golf Can Add Five Years to Your Life

British Journal of Sports Medicine study on golfers suggests golfers live longer than non-golfer and enjoy improvements in cholesterol levels, body composition, wellness, self-esteem and self-worth.

The study claimed playing golf could also help those who suffer chronic diseases including heart disease, type 2 diabetes, colon and breast cancer and stroke.

https://www.cnbc.com/2016/10/06/playing-golf-can-add-five-years-to-your-life.html

By |October 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Even ‘Light’ Physical Activity is Linked to a Lower Risk of Early Death

According to the British Medical Journal, physical exercise could be even more beneficial to health than previously thought. For middle-aged adults and older, light physical activity can lessen the risk of an early death. Simple tasks such as walking the dog or weeding can get you up and moving around.

https://www.philips.com/a-w/about/news/archive/blogs/innovation-matters/20190402-five-ways-in-which-healthcare-innovation-has-changed-over-the-past-15-years.html

By |August 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Depression, Marijuana Use, and Alcohol Abuse Raise Relapse Risk Among Former Smokers

A study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine talks about the profile changes seen among previous cigarette smokers from 2005-2016. As well as the prevalence of depression, cannabis use, and alcohol abuse among previous cigarette smokers.

https://www.news-medical.net/news/20190820/Depression-marijuana-use-and-alcohol-abuse-raise-relapse-risk-among-former-smokers.aspx

By |August 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|