Category: Economics

Wellness Month

Time to Focus: Wellness Month

  March is Wellness Month, and it just so happens that the month dedicated to feeling our best coincides with the onset of warmer weather. Too many of us are coming off of this winter feeling sluggish and out of sorts.   Our bodies need upkeep, and since we’ve likely...

public health

Public Health Of, For and By The People

  National campaigns against cigarette smoking have changed lives and likely saved thousands of more lives. New Yorkers are familiar with the subway ads that memorialize the countless young lives that have ended too soon as a result of the menacing addiction. We have witnessed a reduction in the number...

motives

Staying Active: Changing Our Motives

  It is undeniable that we must remain active in our daily lives. The American College of Sports Medicine recommends at least 30 minutes of moderately intense activity 5 times a week, which may seem like nothing to the average person. Sadly, according to ACSM’s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription,...

living well

4 Ways “Living Well” Is Not “Old” Luxury

  Simplicity is the spice of life. When we reduce toxins — both in our relationships and in the foods we consume — our lives become more manageable and negativity is replaced with positivity. It is necessary that we eliminate the harmful substances that leave us feeling anything less than...