Winter can bring pretty scenery, but snow, ice and sleet are difficult to get around in, especially on foot. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 1.2 million people a year are hospitalized for injuries sustained from falling. Jennifer Lentz, P.T., …keep reading
Quick: What’s the germiest place in your home?
If you think it’s the bathroom, try again: It’s actually the kitchen. But the important thing is to know where the germs are coming from and how to keep them to a minimum, especially during flu season.
Leslie …keep reading
Ah, summer. Time for beaches, picnics and pool time.
And, unfortunately, accidents. The warmer months bring 15 – 27 percent more visits to emergency rooms, according to Kaiser Permanente. Long days plus lots of time outdoors (camping, water parks, grilling) mean that you’re more at risk for scrapes, …keep reading
Running your first marathon is all about perseverance, dedication and a healthy dose of motivation. Think you don’t have what it takes? Think again. Get inspired by listening to these eight runners tell their stories of beating the odds, overcoming obstacles, and pushing on to the finish line.