Entries by Jay Wojcik

Is it Possible to Work Out Too Much?

Brittany Risher a writer, editor and digital strategist specializing in health and lifestyle content shared with My Fitness Pal that economics is probably not something you associate with fitness. However, there is a concept from econ that may also apply to your workout — and learning it can help you ensure that every second you put […]

Cardiac rehab key to recovery and new lifestyle

Jana Tindall, RN and Lisa Reid, MS from Healthy Driven Hearts shared that cardiopulmonary rehabilitation (cardiac rehab) is an essential part of your continued care following a heart attack, heart failure or a heart procedure, such as angioplasty and stent, heart surgery or transplant. Your doctor will likely recommend you make some changes in your life, and cardiac […]

Don’t Let Sunburn Ruin Your Summer Months

With the summer months heating up, you may be spending more time out in the sun. Whether you’re off to a beach getaway or just enjoying the outdoors, it’s easy to forget the importance of sun protection. In the event of sunburn, follow these tips from Men’s Healthfor some quick relief: Stay Hydrated Hydrating from […]

Are You Geocaching?

This activity is part of Healthy Lombard’s summer Flat Apple activity and their version of the popular geocache hobby. The sites are not registered /official geocache sites but finding them by the Longitude and Latitude coordinates provided by NASA provides a fun, healthy family activity.  All you have to do is follow the coordinates to […]

7 Reasons Why Laughter Is Good for You

Con for Care located in Wheaton, IL,  www.comforcare.com/illinois/central-dupage, asks if you have had a good laugh lately? Laughter connects people, eases trouble and makes the day brighter. It releases stress, activates learning, burns calories and supports memory. In short, laughter is good for you. Why is laughter so beneficial? Here are seven reasons: Laughter triggers feel-good chemicals. […]

Have Fun – Win Prizes

Have you registered yet for Flat Apple 2017?  No?  There is still time to participate and earn raffle tickets to win some great prizes. All you have to do is: Click on the Facebook link at the top of our website at www.healthylombard.com and then click “Sign Up” or use the link on the Flat […]

7 Reasons Why Laughter Is Good for You

ComForCare, located at211 E. Illinois St., Wheaton, IL, helps clients live their best life possible. Their in-home care includes meaningful activities that combine companionship, reminiscence, stimulation and laughter. Here’s a sample of some of the great advise they love to share: Had a good laugh lately? Laughter connects people, eases trouble and makes the day brighter. It releases stress, activates learning, […]

Diabetes More Common Among Children

Monifa Thomas wrote for the Cook County Health & Hospitals System that type 2 diabetes used to be rare among children and teens younger than 18. But as a recent study highlighted, that is no longer the case. The SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth study , funded by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and […]