What does it mean to eat clean?

There is never a shortage of new fad diets and recommendations for how we should be eating. Every year, there seems to be new research or a new approach to food choices. Keeping up with all of the recommendations is impossible, and ...

Is your city healthy?

From time to time, sites will publish lists like “Top 10 Healthy Cities in the U.S.” or “Five of the Healthiest Cities in the Northwest”. Does it ever make you wonder how they arrive at their conclusions? What makes a healthy city?

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Overall Health Closely Tied to Community

An little-known determining factor of our health is the level to which we have strong community in our lives. According to the World Health Organization, overall health is tied to much more than regular visits to the doctor:

“Whether people ...

Medical Marijuana is the Miracle Exit Drug

For those suffering with serious illnesses and chronic pain, taking handfuls of prescriptions meds, each with worse side-effects than the last, can seem like a horrible joke.

The truth is, we don’t have viable medicines for every kind of ailment and even ...

How Mustaches are Saving Lives

It’s almost that time of year again… the holidays, you ask? No … It’s nearly Movember!

Movember is the name of the movement that gives us Novembers full of mustacheod men—all in the name of good causes promoting men’s health.

Movember began ...

Healthcare Providers Struggling to Keep Patients

According to a recent patient engagement study, healthcare providers are experiencing high turnover rates with patients who are increasingly less likely to stay loyal to one healthcare provider anymore.

The study was done by the professional services company, Accenture. They ...