Millions of Americans suffer from back pain every year. The reasons for the pain are many, including bad posture, accidents, improper lifting, obesity, and weak muscles. Practice prevention to minimize your risk for back pain — get regular exercise, lose any excess weight, and learn good posture.
Are you all too familiar with the coughing and wheezing that remind you that you have asthma? Asthma can be a serious problem, but it doesn’t have to stop you in your tracks. With the help of your health care team, you can keep your asthma under control.
Although genetics determines how long we will live, it's the lifestyle we choose that will determine how healthy we are as we age.
Health Tip of the Day
How to Keep Running Safe and Enjoyable
Don't run when you have a hurt or injured foot, ankle or knee.
Dress for the weather and time of day. Wear reflective clothing if you run at night, for instance.
Stay well hydrated -- drink plenty of water before, during and after a run.
Train carefully for races and competitions.
Don't run in isolated or dangerous areas.
Don't run when you're sick or exhausted.