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Eat Well, Play More Tennessee

29
Sep

Tennessee now has a comprehensive, statewide nutrition and physical activity plan: Eat Well, Play More Tennessee. This five-year plan provides a comprehensive roadmap to reduce obesity and chronic disease in Tennessee by 2015. The primary focus of Eat Well, Play More Tennessee is to create policy and environmental changes in the places where people live,… Read More…»

Summer outdoor festivals remind us to take care

15
Jun

Summer is a favorite time of year, but recent reports from outdoor festivals remind us to take care: the summer sun can burn, heat dehydrates and high humidity impairs the body’s ability to keep cool. Sunscreen should be applied 30 minutes before going out and should be reapplied. Hats are protective. The U.S. Centers for… Read More…»

Health Rankings Were Announced This Week February 17, 2010

17
Feb

County-by-county health rankings were announced this week (February 17, 2010) allowing those of us in Montgomery County to compare ourselves to others across the state. Montgomery County ranked well:  10th of the 95 counties in terms of health outcomes – things like premature death, reported health and low birth weight of infants. Unfortunately, when looking… Read More…»

Holiday Stress

24
Nov

Holiday: A day free from work that one may spend at leisure, especially … to commemorate or celebrate a particular event (Online Free Dictionary). Sure, our holidays are all of that, but they can be a source of stress as well. Since we don’t want to avoid holidays, our best bet is to manage our… Read More…»

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