The Bridge To Better Health Starts With Primary Care
Know Your Care - Understanding your health and how to maintain it. An apple a day keeps the doctor away. This age-old proverb certainly carries its share of credibility. It’s spawned several studies by researchers about the health benefits of apples. People around the world live by it by keeping their crispers crammed with the tasty treat. No doubt about it, loyalty to the apple is long lived because this proverb professes how good it is for us.Be the first to comment! Read more...
Polly Smith has a career that many of us would envy. She is a judge at the most prestigious dog shows in the world, including the Westminster Kennel Club show in Madison Square Garden, NY. In her younger years, she showed horses. Later, she and her husband started breeding and showing Welsh Terriers, then Chow Chows. Read more..
If you’re one of the 50 million people in America who suffer from allergies, you most likely greet spring with equal parts delight and dread, pleasure and pain, sunbathing and sneezing. Read more..
Have you ever seen someone smile with their eyes? How about disguise pain with a laugh? It seems that there is always more to someone’s story than what you can see on the surface. Read more..
You’ve heard the phrase you are what you eat? Well, not literally, of course. But there is some truth to that cliché. We should seek nutritionally dense foods (the ratio of nutrients to calories) to gain the most benefits from our diet — protein to help promote building muscle, fiber to help regulate the digestive system and carbohydrates to provide energy. There are also some foods said to increase our metabolism and burn unwanted fat. Our food choices alone won’t... Read more..
Every new year is a new beginning, a chance to make positive changes in our behavior, lifestyle, choices and health. Making significant changes, though, is a big undertaking. It’s best to start small, and we all need help. So in that spirit, we’ve assembled 17 quick tips that we hope will make the job a little easier. These tips are not meant to be all-inclusive, obviously, but think of them as a tasting menu on your trip to good health. Read more..
Local Health Updates
- Henrico Doctors’ Hospitals Named One of the Nation's 100 Top Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics, IBM Watson Health
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