Category Archives: Uncategorized

Bringing out your inner teacher to learn about your health isn’t always easy. Everyone wants to believe they are perfectly healthy, and sometimes facing the reality that your health needs more support can be challenging. It means admitting that you’re not perfect and that you still have more to learn. It takes knowing that supplements, medications, or doctor’s… Read More »

‘Tele-health’ is an older, broader term for services such as health education and is not limited to clinical services, while ‘Telemedicine’ narrowly focuses on the actual curative aspect between the patient and healthcare professional. Examples of Tele-health are health professionals discussing a case over the telephone or conducting robotic surgery between facilities at different ends of the world.… Read More »

It is important for the employers to conduct communication campaigns to educate the employees about the need of health benefit schemes and how they operate.The responsible manager’s aim should be to identify the objective and aim of the health care campaign. To develop health care message that meets the objectives and aim of the campaign.Setting up the criteria… Read More »

In 2014: You will be treated as a holder of a health plan with your parents till the time you turn 26, but after that you are supposed to purchase a health cover of your own, in order to fit in the requirements of ACA. Traditional individual health insurance plan -if you are looking for quality coverage and… Read More »

Instead of aiming for a return to neutral or the status quo, a focus on positive health moves our focus towards outcomes that exceed our expectations, in other words, our idealized outcomes. Positive health has its roots in the salutogenesis model. Salutogenesis provides a focus and methodology to discover and develop the causes or origins of positive health.… Read More »

In the workplace, employee health status is generally measured through the use of health risk assessments and biometric screenings. As best as I can determine, there is no absolute measure of health status. And because the measure of health status also includes overall perception of health, health status is also somewhat subjective.   By comparing the above definitions… Read More »

A lot of men are unsure of how

A lot of men are unsure of how to approach mental health with their doctor or health practitioner. They are more likely to describe symptoms of depression such as lethargy and tiredness, and lack of motivation, rather than using diagnostic terms such as “depression.” There is much being done to alleviate the stigma attached to mental illness,  … Read More »

Take at Least One Day off/Week: As your body needs exercise for better health, it also needs rest. Healthy Food: We know about healthy food such as: fruits, vegetables, yogurt, nuts & beans. Those foods are alkaline and very good for the heart and the blood. They are full of nutrients, vitamins & minerals. However, we need to… Read More »

The biological and genetic or physical (physiological) determinants of health, as well as individual behaviors, are generally the focus of most worksite wellness programs today. Programming often takes the form of health risk identification and measurement (commonly called risk reduction) and disease or condition management strategies. These speak to the biology and genetics of health.   Two common… Read More »

Health promotion aims to enrich the health of individuals through awareness in environmental factors, education, and behavior. Health promotion can be described as a way to positively guide the psychological, environmental, biological, and physical health of individuals and communities. Health promotion can include behavior, skills, attitudes, and health knowledge. By being educated on this topic, individuals can help… Read More »